Software, hardware short takes

CGG, Paradigm, BIW, AspenTech, Dynamic Graphics, Exprodat, LMKR, Landmark, Simpleinfoapps, Braeden, Barco, PVI, EnergyIQ, SkyBitz, Petrosys, Quorum, Atos, Aveva, NOV.

The 9.5 release of CGG’s VelPro 9.5 offers enhanced integration with the Geo-Software portfolio.

Paradigm has added support for Skua-GoCad to its app exchange program. Customers can create custom workflows, submit and download apps for free.

ITT’s BIW Connector Systems unit has accounted a seven-pin electrical wellhead outlet for downhole monitoring of conventional and steam flood wells.

AspenTech’s AspenOne V9 includes DMC3 Builder, an integrated platform with a new ribbon interface used to build, deploy and maintain all flavors of AspenTech’s APC controllers.

Dynamic GraphicsCoViz 4D 8.0 ‘breaks new ground’ in the visualization and analysis of very large cellular grids.

A new release (V233) of Exprodat’s Exploration Analyst extension to Esri ArcGIS enhances common risk segment mapping, pool size analysis and estimating yet-to-find resources.

The 2016.1 release of LMKR’s Gverse WebSteering, an add-on for its GeoGraphix flagship, supports on-the-fly data exchange with Landmark’s SmartStrat.

Landmark has released the Engineer’s Desktop 5000.14, a ‘major upgrade’ of the well construction suite. The new EDT adds a CasingWear module and updates WellCat, StressCheck, Compass, OpenWells and WellPlan. A new ‘output-driven-input’ methodology simplifies use.

Startup Simpleinfoapps has announced the ‘community edition’ of its Oil and Gas Data Manager, a free implementation of the PPDM association’s data model.

Braeden Engineering and Consulting has rolled-out its new DCS-1200 digital charting system to replace the conventional paper chart recorders used in oil and gas and other industries.

Barco’s new solid-state laser-phosphor projector, the F90 offers 13,000 lumens and 4K UHD resolution for applications in simulation domes.

Pegasus Vertex has released CleanMax+, a version of its wellbore cleanup package tuned to deepwater operations.

EnergyIQ’s new event management platform IQExchange (formerly ActiveExchange) provides access to real-time events across the well lifecycle, optimizing asset management.

SkyBitz has announced the Galaxy GTP4050, a two-way global satellite communication and IECEx/ATEX Zone 0 certified tracking device.

Petrosys V17.7 enhances mapping workflows with better usability, performance, automation, direct data access and more third-party connectivity.

Quorum has announced Microsoft Excel and Outlook add-ins for users of its myQuorum ‘persona-based’ pipeline management system.

Atos has announced a big data-ready appliance, the Data lake and analytics factory from its Bullion unit.

Aveva’s Engage engineering decision support tool now runs on the Microsoft Surface Hub, offering UHD visualization of 3D facility models.

National Oilwell Varco wellbore technologies has launched a power sections mobile application, available from the Apple App Store and on Google Play. The app generates standard and custom spec sheets for NOV’s downhole motors.

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