Amber Voithofer, P.E. and Joseph Chrasta describe how Trunkline.com works and how customers and vendors in the oil and gas industry are using it. Voithofer gives a step-by-step process overview of how a vendors and end users would experience using Trunkline.com Chrasta shares his background in oil and gas and how it evolved into Trunkline.com. […]
As much as Amazon revolutionized the business-to-consumer market by offering an online marketplace that has largely left the brick-and-mortar business model crumbling in ruins, the oilfield marketplace has largely continued on in time-tested fashion, as follows:
The Power of the Digital Oilfield Marketplace Optimizes the Process for Buyers and Sellers
Automation. Artificial Intelligence. Internet of Things. Digital revolution. The Cloud.
There is a real need for a powerful tool to help oil and gas companies find, evaluate and connect with one another more easily. Traditionally, operators and vendors have relied heavily on word-of-mouth to find each other, but this method of discovery is limited and unreliable. Sourcing vendors through referrals only recycles the vendors within a particular network and does not guarantee that an acceptable vendor will be found for a given project.