Sales, partnerships, deployments

Accenture myWizard for Equinor SAP migration. ADNOC and Group 42 team on oil and gas AI. ConocoPhillips extends Aker Solutions North Sea agreement. Akselos develops ‘structural digital twin’ for Shell Bonga Main FPSO. Alta Resources deploys Ambyint’s InfinityPL and SmartStream. China Zhenhua Oil selects Amphora Symphony. APT and Fluid Inclusion form post-well analysis JV. Apache extends Beryl/Forties contract with Archer. Heide implements Aspen GDOT. NOV to leverage Axway’s API management platform. BKO Services partners with Seeq for oil and gas analytics. Equinor funds Data Gumbo. Shell deploys Bluware Pickasso. BP teams with Microsoft on ‘net-zero’ goals. Wintershall deploys Cognite Data Fusion. Atos delivers Cohesity to Siemens. Snøhvit partners award Aibel FEED. Ctrl2GO ‘partners’ with Saudi Arabia. Dana rolls-out Infor SunSystems. Ecopetrol awards Doris engineering contract. eDrilling funded through Norwegian DEMO 2000 program. Enbridge joins ONE Future natural gas coalition. DUG McCloud for Equinor. Equinor funds Earth Science Analytics. Eserv to digitize Neptune’s Cygnus platform. Explor, Halliburton and AWS partnered on seismics in the cloud. New Sirius members. Halliburton teams with Honeywell. Total selects Ikon’s iPoint well data solution. Implico teams with Aquarius Software. Juniper Networks teams with Schweitzer and Dragos. Kongsberg Digital teams with ABB. Kongsberg’s Kognitwin for Shell. M-Files extends Asia partnership with Iron Mountain. Marlink satellite for SeaOwl. Mobil selects P97 Networks. Refuelling Solutions choses PDI Logistics Cloud. Peloton teams with Sfile on AI/ML. OGTC appoints Petrofac to data task force. PGS partners with SurplusHub. PTTEP to deploy Landmark DecisionSpace. New deals for Quorum. P2ES platform for Santos. Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat team on Delfi/OpenShift platform. Turkish Petroleum selects Sercel. Sixgill partners with KOC awards Schlumberger contract. BP deploys SparkCognition. Alibaba and Total (China) sign MoU. Weatherford selects INT IVAAP. Husky deploys White Whale DeepSea AI. Uniper selects Wipro for blockchain fulfillment. Wood partners with AspenTech. SRO Solutions completes Modec digitization.

Accenture has used its proprietary myWizard automation platform to migrate Equinor’s SAP software environment to the Microsoft Azure public cloud. The migration aims to optimize Equinor’s IT costs and support oil and gas and renewable energy operations.

ADNOC and Group 42, an Abu Dhabi-based AI and cloud computing company, have jointly launched AIQ, to develop and commercialize AI products and applications for the oil and gas industry in the UAE.

ConocoPhillips has awarded Aker Solutions a three-year contract extension to an existing framework agreement for work at North Sea fields.

Akselos has deployed a structural Digital Twin, based on its patented RB-FEA technology, for Shell’s Bonga Main FPSO, located 120km Southwest of the Niger Delta in Nigeria.

Alta Resources is to deploy Ambyint’s InfinityPL and SmartStream to improve operational efficiency and ‘drive additional free cash flow’.

China Zhenhua Oil, one of the largest crude oil importers in China, has selected Amphora’s Symphony Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) solution.

Applied Petroleum Technology and UK-based Fluid Inclusion Consulting are partnering to provide a spectrum of post-well analyses. The JV combines APT’s wellsite gas processing and interpretation software package (Girasol) with FIC’s exclusive access to Fluid Inclusion Technologies’ (FIT) datasets and Rockwash Geodata’s patented sample washing and digitization process.

Archer, a global oil services company, has secured a four-year contract extension with Apache for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on the Beryl and Forties North Sea fields.

Heide Refinery is implementing Aspen Generic Dynamic Optimization Technology (GDOT) software to help improve refinery margins with real-time, closed-loop, dynamic optimization increasing the flexibility of operations.

National Oilwell Varco has selected Axway to provide an API platform, integrating the Amplify API manager with Microsoft Azure.

BKO Services and Seeq have partnered to deliver advanced analytics solutions to customers in the oil and gas and other industries.

Blockchain specialist Data Gumbo, has secured the first close in its Series B funding round of $4 million from new investor L37, a Bay Area and Houston-based venture capital company, Equinor Ventures, and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures.

Shell is to deploy Bluware Pickasso, a custom version of the InteractivAI seismic interpretation solution.

BP and Microsoft have joined forces to further digital transformation ‎in energy systems and advance the net-zero carbon goals of both companies.

Wintershall DEA is to deploy Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) to Brage, expanding the Wintershall DEA data hub from Germany to Norway. The partnership will allow the ingestion and contextualization of data from the Brage field to support Wintershall DEA maintenance and production optimization specialists.

Siemens and Atos have signed a five-year extension of their strategic partnership. Atos is to deliver a solution from Cohesity to handle Siemens’ backup and recovery, data storage, and long-term archival.

Snøhvit Unit partners have awarded Aibel a FEED contract with an estimated value of NOK 140 million for modification of the Hammerfest LNG plant in connection with the Snøhvit Future project. The FEED will also cover two sub-projects: onshore compression and Hammerfest LNG electrification.

Ctrl2GO, a provider of predictive analytics and maintenance services, has ‘partnered with Saudi Arabia’ to maintain the country’s strategic assets.

Aberdeen-headquartered Korea National Oil Co. unit, Dana Petroleum, is to use Progressive TSL’s Infor SunSystems oil and gas accounting solution.

Ecopetrol and Doris have signed a five-year agreement for the provision of studies, engineering, and support across offshore oil and gas developments.

eDrilling has been awarded funding by the Norwegian Research Council through the DEMO 2000 Program. DEMO 2000 program seeks to ensure long-term competitiveness in Norway’s oil and gas industry and ‘continued profitable development of the petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf’.

Enbridge has joined ONE Future natural gas coalition, bringing the total number of member companies to 27.

DUG Technology and Equinor have signed a multi-year deal for DUG McCloud, a combo of DUG’s HPCaaS seismic processing, PandI imaging and Insight geoscience software.

Earth Science Analytics has raised a total of 75 m NOK series B funding from Equinor Ventures, Wintershall Dea Technology Ventures, and Sumitomo Corporation. The funds will be used to develop cloud-based geoscience software and expand ESA’s presence across the world.

Neptune Energy and Eserv, a 3D technology specialist, have partnered for the digitization of the Cygnus platform.

Explor, Halliburton and AWS have partnered on seismic data processing in the cloud. Explor provided the 3D seismic dataset, data science and geophysical expertise. Landmark provided the seismic processing and AWS provided the cloud computing resources and solutions architects.

Four new SMEs: Billington Process Technology, Ontopic, Oxford Semantic Technologies and Prediktor have joined Norway’s SIRIUS research establishment.

Halliburton and Honeywell are to ‘co-innovate’ on digital solutions for oil and gas operators.

eDrilling has partnered with ICT to provide well construction services to customers in Qatar.

Total SE has selected Ikon Science’s iPoint data management solution to provide corporate-wide, centralized access to all interpreted laboratory results associated with drilled wells. Total described the software as ‘a key part of Total’s digitalization strategy’.

Implico and Aquarius Software are collaborating on automation and digitalization projects in Latin America. The partners will implement innovative technology, such as the terminal management system OpenTAS, at their customers’ sites.

Juniper Networks, in collaboration with Schweitzer Engineering and Dragos, has launched Converged Industrial Edge; a communications architecture designed to reduce cybersecurity risk, lower operational expense and enhance situational awareness for utilities, oil and gas and other industrial markets.

Kongsberg Digital and ABB Turbocharging have signed a digitalization collaboration on edge data collection and ship engine performance analysis.

Kongsberg Digital is to deploy Kognitwin Energy, its digital twin software to Shell assets globally.

M-Files Corporation and Iron Mountain are extending their partnership agreement to new geographical areas in the Asia region.

Marlink is to provide a special purpose highly resilient satellite network solution for the ROSS project developed by offshore services operator SeaOwl.

P97 Networks has been selected by Mobil Oil New Zealand, an affiliate of ExxonMobil Asia, to enable mobile payments across its Mobil-branded retail network in New Zealand.

Refuelling Solutions has chosen PDI Logistics’ cloud to power its fuel distribution network.

Peloton has teamed up with Sfile, a ‘cognitive computing’ company and provider of AI and ML solutions to synthesize raw unstructured, unnormalized data into continuous flows of ‘qualitative normalized understandings and features’.

The Oil and Gas Technology Council (OGTC) has appointed Petrofac to join its Project Data Analytics Task Force.

PGS has partnered with SurplusHub, the global online portal for selling and buying surplus oil, gas and shipping equipment, and materials, to promote greater environmental responsibility.

As part of PTTEP’s Advanced Production Excellence initiative, PTTEP is to implement Landmark/Halliburton’s DecisionSpace Production Suite in the cloud to improve operations from the subsurface to processing facilities.

Quorum has announced recent software deals with Greylock Energy, Black Bear Transmission, Secure Energy, Brazos Midstream and XcL Midstream.

Santos has selected P2 Energy Solutions to provide a single, comprehensive platform for its production needs across Australia and Asia.

Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat are teaming up to provide global access to Schlumberger’s Delfi cloud-based E&P software from IBM’s hybrid cloud, built on Red Hat’s OpenShift platform. Schlumberger has ‘committed to the exclusive use of Red Hat OpenShift’. The container platform will enable applications to be deployed across traditional data centers and private and public clouds.

Turkish Petroleum International Company has selected WiNG, Sercel’s wireless land nodal acquisition system, for upcoming seismic acquisition projects in difficult-to-access mountainous areas of Turkey.

Sixgill, an AI IoT platform provider, and Colorado-based have partnered to deliver a suite of AI solutions to the oil and gas industry.

Kuwait Oil Company has awarded Schlumberger a five-year contract, valued at $109 million to deploy ‘best-in-class’ software solutions.

BP is to deploy SparkCognition’s AI predictive analytics to improve reliability and reduce the carbon footprint of its operations. SparkPredict is currently deployed on Atlantis and ETAP to predict equipment failures and process vulnerabilities.

Alibaba and Total (China) Investment have signed a MoU to pursue a strategic collaboration that will leverage their respective resources to drive the digital transformation of Total’s operations in China.

Weatherford has selected INT’s IVAAP framework for its Centro digital well delivery software, advancing its data visualization capabilities.

Husky is to deploy White Whale’s DeepSea AI analytics platform to monitor and optimize its remaining thermal bitumen projects in Saskatchewan.

Uniper has selected Wipro to implement the blockchain-based small-scale LNG trading/fulfillment platform to address the complexity of the European LNG market.

Wood and Aspen Technology have partnered for predictive and prescriptive maintenance.

SRO Solutions, an IBM Business Partner, has completed a major digitization project for MODEC’s offshore operations in Ghana.

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