The Big 5 - The must-have Oil & Gas Apps

Author: Spencer Ogden
Date posted26/Jun/2014
Author: Spencer Ogden

The life of an oil field worker often involves being on the move and working from remote locations, so it is no surprise that those in the industry have found the benefits of accessing their social, informative, and search platforms directly from their mobile devices.

Having instant and simple mobile access to all of your important sources makes your life easier, and these apps have been created purely for that reason.
We have put together a few of the best...

    The Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary App

The go-to glossary for the oil and gas industry, Schlumberger’s app allows you to search over 4,600 definitions at the touch of a button. As well as being free to download, the app is a great source of technical knowledge and information for those new to the industry and still learning their craft. 
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    Baker Hughes Rig Counts App

Baker Hughes has provided comprehensive rig counts across the United States since the 1940s, and it is still the same today. This interactive map provides rotary rig counts of the US, as well as delivering a weekly update of the count straight to your mobile device. This app also serves as a great source of information for those wanting to learn more about the industry, such as economists and journalists. 

Available on iTunes  


Undoubtedly the key source of news, jobs, data and events for oilfield workers, the RIGZONE app allows users to customise their use of the site, so that whether they are onshore or in the office, they can access all the information they need.

Available on iTunes and Android


Drillutions offers its users the tools to manage complex data, exchange technical knowledge and to make difficult calculations, increasing productivity along with it. Not only does it have all the essential tools and formulas but it reduces time and the potential for costly errors – a no brainer in the oil and gas industry.
Available on Android

    Spencer Ogden Jobs

With thousands of jobs, daily news and a quick and easy application process, the SO Jobs app allows industry professionals to access the most vital tools straight from their mobile device. Precise filtering, integration with Linkedin and Dropbox and job alerts mean that you will be the first to know when your perfect job is on the market.
Available on iTunesAndroid and Windows

Which is your oil industry go-to app?  You can download the Spencer Ogden app here.