Engineer WorleyParsons is to embed its understanding of EPC projects and brownfield asset improvement to provide a ‘digital asset’ service to clients. The service includes the creation and maintenance of digital plants leveraging Aveva’s flagship PDMS toolset. The service will support lifecycle engineering data including handover of information in a ‘consistent and validated format’ for brownfield ‘as-built’ and/or greenfield projects.
Flagship client for the digital asset is Abu Dhabi-based ADMA-OPCO whose aging, complex assets have seen some forty years of modifications and maintenance and whose documentation no longer reflected the true state of the facilities. The project used laser scanning to create as-built 3D models from point cloud data. Aveva NET has been customized to warehouse the facilities’ huge quantities of documents and data. The project features an ongoing progressive sequence of handovers and is scheduled for completion in 2015. A new white paper, ‘The Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations,’ is a free download from Aveva.