Tim Shea

Tim Shea

Senior Analyst

As a senior analyst at ARC, Tim's research primarily focuses on upstream oil & gas automation as well as Digital Oilfield technologies.

Office Location
Boston, MA
Digital Transformation, Industrial IoT, I4.0
Operational Excellence
Operations Management, MES
Technology Evaluation & Selection

Tim's focus areas include upstream oil and gas operational activities in support of the Digital Oilfield including multiphase flow metering, oilfield operations management systems, artificial lift optimization, leak detection systems, drilling optimization, compressor and turbine monitoring & controls, and general field devices such as radar and ultrasonic level measurement devices, and pressure transmitters, among others.

Prior to ARC, Tim worked for more than 15 years as a Senior Analyst with VDC Research Group. During this time, he covered a number of different industrial automation technology markets including process level measurement and inventory tank gauging technologies, pressure transmitters and transducers, pressure switches, temperature transmitters and sensors, temperature switches, industrial networking products, automation products incorporating device/field networks, distributed remote I/O, data acquisition solutions, and temperature controllers.

Tim also worked several years in the oil & gas industry at Iroquois Gas Transmission Systems, a limited partnership comprised of TransCanada Pipeline, Dominion Resources, and National Grid, among others. He also worked at PanEnergy which is now Duke Energy Field Services (via partnership between PanEnergy and Duke Energy Corp.).

Tim is a regular contributor to Industrial IoT/Industrie 4.0 Viewpoints website.