To solve some of their challenges related to the oil and gas industry’s transformation, Royal Dutch Shell massively invests in AI R&D. Shell’s current AI initiatives to improve exploration and drilling programmes are not the only initiatives, and the giant uses AI in many other ways.
During the data strategy development, I worked with Daniel Jeavons, Shell’s general manager for data science. Jeavons talked to me about Shell’s AI-first strategy and said, “What it means in practice is that we as a data science team are in a great position because we can make our current business more effective, more efficient, more reliable, safer – by applying AI into those settings. […]