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Tulsa-Based eLynx Technologies Launches Mobile Monitoring Product for Oil and Gas Industry

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Tulsa-Based eLynx Technologies Launches Mobile Monitoring Product for Oil and Gas Industry

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A technology company is bringing a mobile product to oil wells.

Tulsa-based eLynx Technologies is a provider of Web-based monitoring and field automation services for the oil and gas industry.

It employs Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems to collect real-time data from remote locations.

This helps streamline the process of producing oil and gas, said Ryan McDonald, director of information technology for eLynx.

Through SCADA technology, oil and gas explorers can monitor conditions for their wells.

The company just launched a mobile version of its SCADALynx product that provides instant access to data through smart-phone devices.

McDonald said creating a mobile version of their software is a natural extension to browser-based applications.

"It's really going to make their staff and resources more efficient," he said. "By saving time, it will allow them to become more profitable."

SCADALynx Mobile allows clients to have instant notification on their smart phones about potentially hazardous conditions.

Since oil and gas fields are in remote locations, it can cost a lot of time and money to monitor manually, McDonald said. Typically clients log onto a computer to look at the data collected on the site.

"They can now see it on their mobile application while they are out driving around," he said. …

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