Sales, contracts, partnerships and deployments

PGS, Down Under Geosolutions, SKF, Exprodat, Paradigm, CPC, Geospatial Holdings, ESRI, Absoft, Aker Solutions, CygNet, EnGlobal, GRSA, Invensys, Meridium, PIA, CSC, Petrolink, TriplePoint.

PGS has entered into an agreement with Down Under GeoSolutions to offer DUG’s Bayesian statistical quantitative interpretation (QI) technology as a component of its integrated reservoir services.

Total E&P UK has awarded SKF a five year condition based maintenance contract. The deal includes vibration data and lube oil analysis and other specialist investigations of rotating equipment on Total’s North Sea onshore and offshore assets.

BG has added Exprodat’s Team-GIS Segment Analyst common risk segment mapping package to the Group’s Geology Toolkit of approved applications.

Paradigm reports that Newfield Exploration has selected Geolog as its chief application for well log and petrophysical analysis. Paradigm also reports a multi-year global agreement with CPC Corporation, Taiwan for access to the Paradigm seismic interpretation suite.

Geospatial Holdings has completed several pipeline mapping projects on behalf of Sunoco Logistics Partners, validating Geospatial’s Smart Probe 3D mapping process for trenchless installation and rehabilitation of crude oil and refined products pipelines—including one 1,200-foot horizontal directional drilling bore performed by Sunoco for a 12.75” crude oil pipeline in Tyler, Texas.

Total E&P has signed a three-year enterprise license agreement with ESRI for the provision of geographic information system (GIS) technology procurement and administration. The deal gives Total’s global staff access to ArcGIS software, maintenance and support.

Aberdeen-based SAP software consultancy Absoft reports extended international reach for 2009 with nine new customers and £900,000 extra revenue for its dedicated oil and gas team. A deal with Downhole Products’ parent company Varel sees Absoft providing SAP support in Australia, Mexico, Canada, France, US and the UK.

Shell has awarded Aker Solutions an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for a produced water re-injection system on its Norwegian Sea Draugen field. Contract value is approximately NOK 200 million. Aker has won a NOK 450 million EPCI contract from BP Norge for a tie-back from Oselvar to the Ula platform. The EPCI deal is a call-off from an ongoing modifications and maintenance support contract.

Petrobras has awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) study of an Onboard Natural Gas Liquefaction Unit (ONGU) to SBM Offshore and Chiyoda, on behalf of a joint venture comprising Petrobras, BG, Repsol and Galp Energia. The ONGU is investigating a new means of handling associated gas from a series of planned FPSOs for the new pre-salt deepwater discoveries in Brazil’s Santos Basin. The contract is worth $40 million.

CygNet Software reports a record year for its enterprise SCADA platform and now claims over 100 enterprise customers, including ‘half of the top 20 North American gas producers and several of the leading pipeline companies.’ Cygnet further claims deployment on ‘more than 9,000 oil and gas industry desktops.’

ENGlobal has teamed with GRSA Consultants and Engineers ‘to advance project delivery capabilities in the chemical, petrochemical, and refinery industries.’

Invensys Operations Management and RWD have announced a training alliance for operator training simulators in hydrocarbon processing.

Meridium has teamed with Plant Integrity Assurance Group to provide Asia-Pacific customers with a range of Meridium APM tools and services through a ‘revolutionary’ data-hosting service.

Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) has delivered an integrated, web-based system to process equipment designer NATCO to facilitate information capture and dissemination. The new system also enables NATCO to shorten monthly accounting close cycles and improve financial forecasts. NATCO was recently acquired by Cameron.

Petrolink reports the award of a ‘Real-Time Services contract’ for Pemex’ South Region unit.

Suncor Energy has selected Triple Point Technology’s Commodity XL and other tools to support growth in its oil and gas production and marketing activities.

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