Sales, contracts, partnerships and deployments

Barco, Genetec, Petris, HARC, FMC, Canrig, Managed Pressure Operations, Industrial Defender, Earth Networks, ESRI, GE Oil & Gas, IHS, Ipcos, Golden Falcon, Landmark, Volant, Neuralog, Scandpower, Opsens, Lios, Paradigm, TerraSpark, Volant, Westheimer, 3GIG, Cadac Organice.

Barco has partnered with Genetec to offer IP-based video surveillance to emergency operations centers (EOC). Barco’s Control Room Management Suite now interfaces with Genetec’s IP-based ‘Omnicast’ streaming video technology to provide a ‘single perspective’ overview of remote video feeds to the EOC display wall—

A proposal from Petris has received funding from the Houston Advanced Research Center to develop a GIS system for optimizing well placement and sharing of environmental data types with stakeholders. The award was made in response to concern from land owners regarding unconventional exploration and production in the Eagle Ford area of South Texas—

BG Norge has awarded FMC Technologies a $135 million contract for subsea equipment on its Knarr field. The deal includes subsea trees, control modules, wellheads, manifolds and related controls. Delivery is to start early 2013—

Canrig Drilling Technology has licensed managed pressure drilling technologies from Managed Pressure Operations International (MPO). The agreement will also enable technological and engineering collaboration between Canrig and MPO for future MPD system development— .

E.ON has selected Industrial Defender to provide security and compliance technology at 40 of its sites. The solutions come as specific bundles to fulfil national and EU regulations governing critical infrastructure—

WeatherBug operator Earth Networks has partnered with Borrasca Iniciativas Atmosféricas to offer weather networking, forecasting, data visualization and greenhouse gas monitoring services to the Iberian and Latin American markets—

The Middle Tennessee natural gas utility district (MTNG) is availing itself of Esri’s small utility enterprise license agreement (SU-ELA) program to obtain ArcGIS technology for mapping and managing its network. Next year MTNG plans to expand into mobile mapping with ArcGIS for iOS, providing field access and reporting with Apples’s iPhone and iPad hardware—

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract from OGX Petróleo e Gás to supply drilling and production equipment for three offshore fixed production platforms to be deployed in the Waimea and Waikiki oil and gas fields of the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil. The contract is worth a potential $230 million over four years—

IHS has won a contract to ‘standardize and enrich’ Dupont’s maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) materials catalog and implement new catalog management software for MRO data governance. Dupont conducted a comprehensive investigation of MRO data solutions to conclude that IHS ‘Intermat’ offering, the Standard Modifier Dictionary and Struxure software were best suited to its requirements—

Ipcos has teamed with Abu Dhabi-based Golden Falcon Petroleum Services to extend its process control software and optimization offering to the middle east market. Ipcos will also be actively marketing its Intelligent Operations solution for the upstream market—

Brazilian E&P company, OGX Oil and Gas, is to deploy Landmark’s DecisionSpace for Production. The software is integrated with both Landmark Openworks and Engineer’s Data Model project databases—

Volant has teamed with Neuralog to integrate EnerConnect and NeuraDB to enable data movement between NeuraDB and geoscience applications such as Petra, Geographix and OpenWorks. The agreement kicks-off a strategic partnership to deliver a commercial, integrated data management solution for the upstream. Additional geoscience applications will later be integrated with the NeuraDB platform including Petrel, OpenWorks, Paradigm and Geographix—

Maersk Oil has awarded Lloyd’s Register’s Scandpower unit a contract for hazard identification and risk assessment (HIRA), accident and incident investigation, management of change and contractor management. Scandpower CEO Bjorn Inge Bakken said, ‘Ensuring consistent standards of risk management across a global network of high-value offshore assets is a complex task. Operators often face challenges that arise from differing legislative regimes, work cultures and levels of asset maturity. Lloyd’s Register is one of the few independent assurance providers with the global reach and diversity of technical expertise needed to support multinationals in this area’—

Opsens and Lios Technology are partnering to provide an integrated solution to measure pressure and temperature in SAGD wells. Opsens’ OPP-W high-temperature optical pressure and temperature sensor will be combined to LIOS’ high-temperature Distributed Temperature Sensing System to provide a complete profile to optimize and improve SAGD well management. Sub-meter spatial accuracy is claimed for pressure and temperature measurement along a horizontal well—

Paradigm has announced new connectors for its Epos upstream integration architecture. TerraSpark is developing a link from its Insight Earth seismic interpretation system and Volant Solutions is doing the same for EnerConnect. Both links are being developed with the Epos OpenGeo dev kit. Paradigm also announced a sale of its EarthStudy 360 to seismic data specialist Seitel. Seitel will use the technology to ‘enrich’ its seismic offering in the shale gas/oil arena—

Westheimer Energy Consultants and 3GiG have partnered on an upstream decision support solution leveraging 3GIG’s Prospect Director and Westheimer’s expertise in information and data management, business process and upstream domain expertise. The companies will offer ‘tailored, enterprise-wide business information management systems to support upstream oil & gas management teams.’—

Cadac Organice has delivered its eponymous SharePoint-based solution for engineering document management to Weatherford. Danielle Gardner, document controller, Weatherford, said, ‘The Cadac Organice cloud solution has provided Weatherford with the functionality to track documents, transmit them, use the inherent SharePoint functionality and provides insightful reports for our projects’—

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