Sales, contracts, partnerships and deployments

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Australian oil and gas engineering group Georgiou has deployed Autonomy WorkSite to manage its corporate email. Worksite’s ability to handle email on the iPad was a deciding factor in the deployment.

Calgary-based oil and gas e-business specialist Cortex Business Solutions is partnering with spend management solution provider Coupa Software of San Mateo, CA.

Interica has signed a five year agreement with an unnamed major oil and gas company for the provision of its PARS archiving technology. This new contract secures a user base of some 150 software installations. Interica was formed from the merger of InfoAsset and Enigma Data.

ABB has been awarded a terminal automation project by Foster Wheeler for the automation of bulk inventory operations management at the Sadara complex, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow.

Dana Petroleum has extended its contract with Palantir Solutions for the provision of its economics solution, PalantirCash, for a further three years.

Engineering simulation software developer Ansys has partnered with license management specialist Open IT to establish a ‘collaborative technical relationship to help both companies deliver best-in-class IT solutions to their mutual customers.’

Santos has selected automation technology from Emerson Process Management for deployment on its $18.5 billion Gladstone LNG project in Queensland, Australia. Santos’ operations centre at Brisbane, approximately 500 kilometers south of Gladstone, integrates data from the gas fields, pipelines and plant for 24/7 real-time monitoring and collaboration with teams in the field.

Pertamina has signed a three year master service agreement with Ikon Science for the provision of its quantitative exploration software, RokDoc. The deal sees RokDoc’s user base extended from a small group of specialists to wide deployment across Pertamina’s exploration teams.

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Repsol Sinopec Brazil for the provision of managed pressure drilling systems and riser gas handling services. Aker also won a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for the delivery of a drilling equipment package for the Mariner North Sea production platform.

Salisbury, UK-based Earthworks Reservoir is to provide its HIIP prospect evaluation software to ExploHub, an exploration training centre located at the University of Aberdeen.

MatrikonOPC has acquired OPC Unified Architecture (UA) Embedded Server Software Development Kit (SDK) technology from Embedded Labs.

Statoil has awarded GE Oil & Gas a $147 million contract for the provision of technology for deployment on its Snøhvit field carbon dioxide injection project. The subsea system will re-inject CO2 that is naturally present in the reservoir. This will be separated from the gas onshore and then pumped back to the reservoir via a dedicated pipeline.

HP is to provide EPC Black & Veatch with ‘full-scale IT and applications services.’ These include data center, server management and enterprise security services. HP network services will enable employees to access massive 3-D models and other files.

IFS is partnering with Infosys to develop sales to targeted industries in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The deal also covers training in the use of IFS Applications ERP suite. The partners will collaborate on industry-specific solutions based on IFS Applications suite.

Aberdeen based Infotechnics reports a strong start to 2013, securing new contracts worth in excess of £750,000 thanks to an expansion of its Opralog advanced operational reporting tool into the UK oil and gas Market. Clients include Dong Energy and ConocoPhillips.

Geotrace Technologies and Prospectiuni have joined forces to provide high end seismic processing services from Prospectiuni’s Bucharest HQ.

Reservoir Group unit Omega Well Monitoring Canada has signed a ‘seven figure’ contract with Calgary-based well installation services provider Planet Services which will see its eight staff join the Omega team.

Tower Resources has signed with oil and gas consultants PDF for the provision of an outsourced exploration department. PDF’s ‘OExD’ offering includes personnel, applications and data management. PDF has a strategic relationship with Paradigm for software provision.

Sharecat Solutions is to provide EPC WorleyParsons with software and services to improve and expand its information and content management capabilities for oil and gas projects worldwide. Sharecat also won a contract to support a best-practice, cost-reduction drive for an unnamed oil and gas supermajor owner/operator which is standardizing its greenfield project supply chain information.

WEX, a provider of corporate payment solutions, has signed a long-term agreement to provide private label and co-branded universal fleet card services to Citgo.

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