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BP deploys Lytt’s DAS fiber. ABB Ability System 800xA for Petrobras’ Anna Nery FPSO. GAIL to use Amphora CTRM for LNG trading. Applied Petroleum Technology supplies geochemical studies to Chrysaor. US DoE awards Bureau of Economic Geology grant for downhole CO2 microsensors. Black & Veatch teams with Hexagon. INT integrates Bluware VDS into IVAAP. BP to implement Bluware InteractivAI. CGG GeoSoftware runs in Alibaba Cloud. Wintershall DEA to deploy Cognite Data Fusion. Hibernia Resources to use Cold Bore Technology’s SmartPAD. Canadian Well Logging Society migrate RW map to Esri ArcGIS. Doris Group, AVEVA and Schneider Electric team announce Digital Twin Alliance. eDrilling partners with WellSpec. Jaguar E&P selects Emerson/Paradigm’s geoscience software. ExxonMobil renews collaboration with Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Genasys and Esri. Gimmal and Box Governance. Graves & Co. Signa Engineering. Norwegian oil and gas industry bodies GTO and EPIM combine. Halliburton and TechnipFMC announce ‘Odassea’ DAS for subsea wells. Petronas extends DecisionSpace 365 contract with Halliburton. Halliburton, Microsoft and Accenture team on Azure data lake. EPC Hargrove Controls partners with AspenTech on digital twin. Cairn Oil & Gas deploys Honeywell Forge. Iron Mountain’s InSight in Google Cloud Marketplace. Yokogawa KBC teams with OLI Systems.

BP has used Lytt’s DAS fiber acquisition technology and cloud-based AI to enhance real time visualization and logging of downhole inflow profiling. More from the Lytt blog.

ABB is to provide ABB Ability System 800xA control system to the Yinson-built FPSO for Petrobras’ Anna Nery FPSO to be anchored on the Marlim 2 oil field in Brazil’s Campos Basin. ABB is also to combine the vessels’ production modules into an integrated safety and control system.

Indian natural gas company GAIL, a Maharatna unit, is to deploy Amphora’s CTRM software at its LNG trading operations to monitor and control its LNG landscape and test trading scenarios prior to execution.

Applied Petroleum Technology is to provide UK operator Chrysaor with geochemical and petroleum systems analyses around its Armada hub and Greater Lomond areas.

The US Department of Energy has awarded the Bureau of Economic Geology a $3.7 million grant for the development of a wireless autonomous distributed sensor networks of casing annulus-deployed microsensors to monitor CO2 injection and subsurface movement.

Black & Veatch is working with Hexagon to integrate Intergraph Smart suite of design tools to with its oil and gas engineering design business.

Interactive Network Technologies has integrated Bluware’s seismic Volume Data Store into its HTML5-based ‘IVAAP’ upstream data visualization platform. In a sperate announcement, INT reports that the latest IVAAP now runs on OSDU Release 2 and OpenVDS (the open source edition of VDS).

BP is to implement Bluware’s ‘InteractivAI’ deep learning technology in its subsurface interpretation workflows. InteractivAI runs on top of Bluware’s Volume Data Store cloud-native seismic data environment. Geoscientists can now ‘train and correct deep learning results interactively, significantly improving structural interpretation workflows’.

CGG GeoSoftware has collaborated with China’s Alibaba to deploy its geoscience software in the Alibaba Cloud, the ‘third largest’ cloud service in the world with a N° 1 market position in Asia Pacific, according to Gartner.

Wintershall DEA is to leverage Cognite’s Data Fusion solution at its Mittelplate oilfield, Germany. CDF’s data contextualization and AI-enablement will improve maintenance and boost production.

Hibernia Resources is to deploy Cold Bore Technology’s ‘SmartPAD’ completions operating system. SmartPAD provides sensor-driven tracking and ultra-high-resolution analytics of fracking operations.

The Canadian Well Logging Society has migrated it RW water salinity application to a new Esri ArcGIS-based platform. Visit the CWLS 2020 RW Mapping App here.

Doris Group, AVEVA and Schneider Electric have announced the Digital Twin Alliance. The DTA is to ‘address complex digital transformational challenges in upstream oil and gas’. The DTA partners promise delivery of a ‘fully-formed digital twin’ to serve as a backbone for performance improvement.

eDrilling has partnered with WellSpec, a drilling and well engineering advisory company, to adapt its Drill Own Well simulator services to HPHT and MPD scenarios.

Mexico-based Jaguar E&P has selected Emerson/Paradigm’s exploration and production software and services for seismic and well data analysis, multi-survey seismic and geologic interpretation, petrophysical analysis and subsurface modeling. Jaguar was the biggest winner of Mexico’s six and seventh auctions with the award of 11 of the 24 blocks offered.

ExxonMobil has renewed its collaboration with Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. The ‘E-filliates’ R&D partnership targets lower-emission technologies and energy solutions. The research is ‘taking a comprehensive look at potential pathways to achieve net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050’.

Genasys, provider of critical communications systems and solutions, is now an official Esri partner. The deal means that Genasys’ emergency situational awareness tools can now leverage accurate geofencing when notifying people in, or entering into, crisis-affected areas, benefitting from Esri’s public library of map layers.

Houston-based Gimmal, a provider of information governance and compliance software, has integrated its records management offering with Box Governance’s cloud-based content management solution. The combination adds features such as ‘record immutability’ to achieve ‘complete control and compliance throughout the organization’.

Graves & Co. Consulting and Signa Engineering have signed a strategic agreement that combines Graves’s reservoir engineering and geological consulting firm with Signa’s drilling and production engineering and analytics. The deal extends Graves’ evaluation capacity to include assets such as production facilities, gathering systems, pipelines, and drilling, fracking and completion equipment.

Norwegian oil and gas industry bodies GTO and EPIM are to become one joint organization. The combination means that sharing data and information between member companies will be easier with a renewed focus on digital collaboration.

Halliburton and TechnipFMC have announced ‘Odassea’, a distributed acoustic sensing solution for subsea wells. The platform provides for ‘intervention-less’ seismic imaging and reservoir diagnostics.

Petronas has awarded Halliburton a scope expansion covering the DecisionSpace 365 E&P cloud software.

Halliburton has also signed a five-year strategic agreement with Microsoft and Accenture for the ‘advancement’ of Halliburton’s data lake and other digital capabilities in Microsoft Azure.

Mobile, Atlanta-based EPC Hargrove Controls has partnered with Aspen Technology to deliver engineering services for a ‘digital twin’ that supports the operations and maintenance phase of a plant’s lifecycle. Hargrove will provide digital twin services that will rely on key technology and domain expertise from AspenTech. The twin comprises the AspenONE asset performance management (APM), Engineering and Manufacturing and Supply Chain software suites.

India’s Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta has deployed Honeywell Forge enterprise performance management software to improve decision-making and enable workers to remotely operate their facilities. Honeywell Forge Inspection Rounds digitizes runs on mobile devices and enables field technicians to capture data through pre-defined workflows. Honeywell Forge Operations Management adds a single, auditable repository for all logged plant-related operational activity.

Iron Mountain’s InSight artificial intelligence and machine learning content services platform is now available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. InSight classifies and extracts key metadata from a wide array of structured and unstructured assets, from documents and spreadsheets to videos and images.

Yokogawa’s KBC unit has teams with OLI Systems to deliver a predictive software solution to mitigate corrosion and scaling problems in the oil and gas industry. The deal combines KBC’s Petro-SIM with the OLI Alliance Engine.

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