Information technology (IT) is an integral part of our everyday lives. It keeps businesses running, provides a data superhighway, simplifies file storage, entertains us, and keeps people around the world in touch through social networks and cellular phones. In Big Oil and the IT Industry, Dr. Byron K. Wallace explores ways that IT innovation is valuable and helpful for many companies, including those in the petroleum industry.
He reveals how information technology:
By sharing stories, statistics, historical facts, and his vast knowledge of the industry, Dr. Wallace will take you on an informative journey into the world of IT, its place in petroleum production, and its global future.
This books provides a great introduction to the origins of big oil and the IT industry. Good read / listen for anyone looking to get a quick intro into the beginnings.