Asset Guardian for Golden Eagle North Sea development

Nexen deploys process control software tool for change management, backup and compliance.

CNOOC unit Nexen Petroleum UK has contracted with Aberdeen-based Asset Guardian Solutions (AGS) for the provision of its eponymous software tool to protect and improve management of process control software used to operate its North Sea Golden Eagle offshore development.

Asset Guardian provides a ‘single point’ solution to manage process control software systems, supporting configuration change management, version control, disaster recovery and a secure repository for storing files and data. The tool is reported as assisting compliance with regulatory standards, guideline and codes of practices including IEC61508, 61511, ISO 9001, CPNI and HSE KP4.

AGS is also providing AGSync, a software tool that synchronizes data and files across multiple onshore and offshore locations. AGS clients include BP, GDF Suez, Inpex, Dolphin Drilling, Stena Drilling, Technip and Woodside. More from AGS.

This article originally appeared in Oil IT Journal 2015 Issue # 3.

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