Software, hardware short takes

Baker Hughes, Pegasus Vertex, IEA, Energy Navigator, Energy Solutions, Esri, Geomodeling, FFA, HP, IHS, INT, ITT, Kongsberg, Meera Technologies, Permasense, RFDyn, Spectro Scientific.

The V6 release of Baker HughesJewel Suite, developed in cooperation with Shell supports ‘data-driven’ decision making across the upstream. More in next month’s Journal.

Pegasus Vertex’ Dr. DE drilling software is now available as a free mobile app, Dr. DE Lite, available for Android and iOS devices.

The US Energy information agency (IEA) has announced a new version of its energy data portal with expanded tools and capabilities to track global energy market trends. An API is available for automating information access.

Energy Navigator has updated two of its software packages. Value Navigator 6.5, adds a custom products feature for reporting injectables, water floods and other well products. AFE Navigator 8.1 includes a new ‘non-AFE’ workflow for request to drill scenarios and approvals.

Release 12.2 of Energy Solutions’ ‘Synthesis’ sees a technology refresh along with new functionality for order-to-cash logistics for marine terminal operators.

Esri Maps for Office 3.0 makes it easier to make maps from data in Microsoft Excel, comparing data sets and working with different coordinate systems.

Geomodeling’s AttributeStudio 7.6 offers a streamlined shale data analytics workflow to identify seismic attributes, drilling or completion parameters that affect production in horizontal wells.

FFA has released a GeoTeric plug-in for DecisionSpace under Landmark’s iEnergy partner program. Users can now move seismic volumes, horizons and well data rapidly between the two platforms.

HP has announced over 3.2 million IOPS at sub-millisecond latency for its latest HP 3PAR StoreServ 2000 flash storage system.

IHS Kingdom 2015 sees enhancements to fault and fracture attribute mapping, dynamic map updates and new 3D visualization capabilities. A new Kingdom Gateway plug-in for Schlumberger’s Petrel streamlines data exchange.

INT’s J/GeoToolkit 3.4 includes a new analysis package with FFT, windowing and math functions. The release adds support for CGM transparency, layers and Tornado plots.

ITT’s i-Alert 2 is a Bluetooth-enabled monitor that tracks equipment vibration, temperature and run-time hours, syncing data to smartphones or tablets. The device enables rapid connection of equipment to the ‘industrial internet of things.’

Kongsberg’s LedaFlow 1.7 transient multiphase flow simulator includes functionality for non-Newtonian fluids, wax appearance temperature, 3D visualization and new flowline profiling tools.

Fuse IM has been rebranded as Meera Technologies. Xstreamline is renamed Centrum and Expedite is now Omni.

Permasense’s ET210 monitors the integrity of topsides and surface equipment. The non-intrusive integrity monitoring system uses sensor technology and wireless data delivery to monitor for metal loss from corrosion or erosion.

The 4.2 release Rock Flow DynamicstNavigator includes a model designer for geological modeling and pre-processing of data for dynamic simulations. Other enhancements include support of Linux Slurm support and GUI improvements.

Spectro Scientific’s MiniLab 53 provides on-site oil analysis using IP acquired from Emerson Process Management in 2012. The MiniLab allows plant personnel to monitor lubricant chemistry, contamination and machinery wear.

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