Following its 2017 investment in artificial lift software house Ambyint, Equinor (formerly Statoil) is to deploy the company’s data-driven AI technology on all rod pump wells in its Bakken asset, North Dakota. The deal follows a pilot project that “improved remote data visibility and delivered a more accurate diagnostic of downhole conditions” according to Equinor production engineer Jack Freeman.
eDrilling’s wellAhead simulator has been deployed by Shell to design an exploration well on the Norwegian Coeus prospect.
Aker Solutions has transferred its internal suite of SAP business applications to the SAP cloud.
Equinor has selected Alcatel Submarine Networks to deliver permanent reservoir monitoring on the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. ASN has subcontracted Nexans Norway to supply the subsea cable for the project.
Petronas is to deploy Aspen Technology’s AspenOne engineering and supply chain management software solutions at its RAPID facility in Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia.
GE’s Baker Hughes unit has teamed with inspection services specialist SGS to provide predictive corrosion management solution to industrial customers.
Cavitas Energy has acquired licenses of Rock Flow Dynamics’ tNavigator for enhanced oil recovery studies on its heavy and conventional oil fields.
CGG is to supply Petronas Carigali with an advanced imaging datacenter along with its multi-physics imaging suite. Petronas is also to explore the potential of cloud computing and machine learning.
Elsevier and AAPG are teaming up to integrate the AAPG’s content with Geofacets, Elsevier’s GIS-based information solution for exploration and development.
ENGlobal has secured an approximately $11 million contract from a major E&C firm to supply analytical process control and continuous emission monitoring systems to its new ethane steam cracker on the US Gulf Coast.
OKEA is to implement Exprosoft’s WellMaster to all its future operated oil fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Exprosoft is to ensure that well operations comply with NORSOK regulations.
Chrome River Technologies is to deploy its cloud-based expense management solution to ExxonMobil’s 70,000 employees worldwide.
Fairfield Geotechnologies and Ikon Science have partnered to offer geoprediction services to the oil and gas industry in North America.
Equinor has signed a multi-license agreement for FutureOn’s cloud-based software Field Activity Planner (FieldAP), a global collaborative tool that lets oil and gas operators digitally merge large volumes of offshore oilfield data in a centralized cloud platform.
OGA has commissioned a Roknowledge study from Ikon Science for the UK Continental Shelf. The study includes a 40 well rock physics and seismic calibration catalogue.
Tatneft CIO Rustem Pavlov has won a ‘Project of the year award for the creation of a digital management platform for large geological, geophysical and production data of PJSC Tatneft. The platform was built using Kadme’s data access platform, Whereoil. The work involved specialists from Russian IT company ITPS Group.
Kongsberg Maritime is to deliver an advanced real-time monitoring and advisory (RTMA) solution for the Noble Tom Madden drillship. The RTMA is also to be supplied to Odfjell Drilling and to Seadrill.
LMKR and Red Buffer have partnered to provide continuous innovation in AI and deep learning in hydrocarbon exploration.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) a $60 million grant for its new Frontera high-performance computing. Frontera’s primary computing system is provided by Dell EMC.
Quorum Software Mosaic’s integration with Kappa’s Citrine enhances data management and well analysis for engineers. Three Span Oil & Gas is to implement myQuorum Land On Demand.
Bentley Systems and Siemens are to reinforce their strategic alliance with an additional €50 million, bringing the total pot to €100 million to further develop their joint business cooperation and commercial initiatives.
StormGeo and ThoughtWorks are teaming up to deliver digital transformation in Weather Intelligence and Decision Support Services.
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