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7/24/2018 Member News
Silicon Valley to Big Oil: We Can Manage Your Data Better Than You (Subscription Required)

Silicon Valley to Big Oil: We Can Manage Your Data Better Than You

By Christopher Matthews
July 24, 2018


HOUSTON—A Google executive wearing white jeans and a navy T-shirt stood before a roomful of suit-clad oil executives here last month and delivered a blunt sales pitch: We can manage your data better than you.

Darryl Willis, part of a new group Google has created to court the oil and gas industry, said energy companies have reams of data but only use 5% of it, a serious problem in the digital economy. Signing a cloud deal with Google, part of Alphabet Inc., could solve that, he argued

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