JXTG Nippon Oil and Energy has chosen AspenTech’s AspenOne petroleum supply chain software as its preferred optimization solution for economic and operational planning. Dangote Group is to standardize on Aspen’s PIMS-AO software to optimize its design and operate asset lifecycle. In a ‘global strategic enterprise agreement,’ BP has renewed its license to AspenOne engineering, and manufacturing and supply chain solutions. PinnacleART is now an official implementation service provider of AspenOne.
Shell has extended its strategic alliance with AT&T by five years for the provision of global managed communications and network integration services.
Autodesk and Esri are teaming to ‘build a bridge’ between building information management and mapping. The link will allow users to synthesize information from both BIM and GIS and ‘enable a more connected infrastructure.’
BP’s Houston center for high-performance computing that opened in 2013, is claimed to be ‘the most powerful supercomputer in the world for commercial research.’ The machine sports 1.14 petabytes of memory and 30 petabytes of storage. The HPE Apollo-based supercomputer deploys Intel’s Knights Landing processors.
In a new three-year collaboration, Emerson and Statoil are to further develop the Roxar RMS reservoir characterization and modeling software.
eVision has partnered with Dar Al Riyadh and opened a new office in Saudi Arabia. The new location will provide customization, implementation and support for eVision’s OneVision control of work, EHS and process safety management solutions.
Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company is to deploy a range of process technologies from Honeywell UOP for the expansion of its refining and petrochemical complex at Al-Zour, south of Kuwait City.
Husky Energy is to use Coreworx Interface Management for its West White Rose Project offshore eastern Canada.
INA Group has chosen IT Vizion to upgrade its OSIsoft PI System at the Rijeka Oil Refinery, Croatia. IT Vizion will deliver software services onsite and remotely from Timisoara, Romania.
Statoil has awarded KBR a concept and FEED contract to develop an onshore CO2 storage terminal for its Norwegian Northern Lights Project. The terminal is a component of Gassnova’s carbon capture and storage demonstrator in partnership with Shell and Total. The work will be performed by KBR’s Granherne subsidiary.
Omnetric Group and Red Hat have partnered on an open source IT/OT integration solution for utilities.
Oniqua has been chosen by an unnamed oil and gas supermajor to implement the Oniqua IQ Inventory platform across its global upstream operations.
PDO and GlassPoint Solar are building a large solar energy plant to deliver steam to the Amal West heavy oil field. Upon completion, Miraah will be among the world’s largest solar plants delivering 1,021 MW of peak thermal energy and generating 6,000 tonnes of steam per day.
BP has awarded Petrofac an $800 million contract to develop a processing facility for its Omani Khazzan phase two project.
Saudi Aramco, through Tanajib, has granted Petrolink a one-year contract extension for real-time data transmission and visualization services through the AramcoLink solution.
Woodside is to install ABB’s PowerStore battery energy storage system on its Goodwyn A platform, the first offshore application of the technology in the world.
Navitas has chosen Quorum’s software for its natural gas gathering and processing systems, adding Quorum midstream capabilities, including measurement of natural gas and liquids processing. White Rock Oil & Gas has implemented the latest release of myQuorum ‘Land on demand.’
Sercel and Fotech Solutions are to jointly develop borehole seismic and distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) monitoring technology.
Statoil has granted an 8 billion NOK subsea maintenance framework agreement, to Aker Solutions, TechnipFMC and OneSubsea.
Tendeka has been awarded a three multi-million-dollar contracts in the Middle East. Its inflow control technologies will be deployed by Kuwait Oil Company, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO).
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