How Virtual Reality is Enhancing Training in the Oil and Gas Industry

In the post economic crash era of the oil industry, cutting downtime and costs while boosting efficiency is the new normal.  Companies have responded by jumping on the ‘digital disruption’ bandwagon with technologies like Virtual Reality. The immersive technology of VR can improve efficiency and productivity in an environment with challenges unique to the oil and gas industry like complex and remote facilities with distinct safety concerns. Through VR headsets, operators and maintenance technicians interact in innovative new ways. Few case studies from Vostok VR experience:

·        Virtual Reality Geology Field Trips

·         Well Lifecycle Simulations

·         Serious Games in VR to train engineers