Table of Content

Table of Contents
1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Research Methodology Explained
1.4 Key Findings – Blockchain for the Oil and Gas Industry
2.0 Introduction to Blockchain
2.1 Different Types of Blockchain
2.2 Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain Management
2.2.1Simplification of Land Rights Process Through Blockchain
2.2.2 Smart Contracts Reduces Time Needed to Align Stakeholders
2.2.3 Improvement of Reconciliation Process
2.2.4 Distributed Ledger Enhances Sharing Activities Between Stakeholders
2.2.5 Instant Payment Enabled by Smart Contracts
3.0 Other Blockchain Applications in Oil and Gas Sector
3.1 Use of Blockchain in Other Applications
3.1.1 Blockchain Offers Greater Visibility in Maritime Sector
3.1.2 Blockchain Has Wide Applications Across the Industry
3.2 Blockchain in Oil and Gas Trading
4.0 Blockchain’s Vendors and Adoption Trends
4.1 Peer-to-peer Trading Between Energy Groups is Possible
4.2 Companies Implement Blockchain to Reduce Costs
4.3 Global Adoption Trends of Blockchain Technology
5.0 Regulatory Matters
5.1 Authorities’ Views on Distributed Ledgers Globally
5.2 Current Legal Challenges
5.3 Other Challenges on Blockchain Implementation
6.0 Patents
6.1 The US Leads the Patent Filing Activity with Half of Total Patents
6.2 The US Dominates the Patent Landscape with Contributions from IT, Data Analytics, Engineering, and Core Oil and Gas Companies
6.3 Key Patents
6.3 Key Patents (continued)
7.0 Key Contacts
7.1 Key Industry Influencers
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