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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced a new connected-learning solution based on its industry-leading UniSim Competency Suite platform. Part of the Honeywell Connected Plant intiative, UniSim eLearn is hosted in the cloud and revolutionizes access to operator training simulation (OTS). It’s a key tool in delivering effective operator competency management.
Heavy-duty electric motor applications grow more demanding all the time, and many such applications can be found in locations that can be challenging, requiring specialized designs to ensure they can operate as efficiently as possible.
Venture Global LNG, Inc. has selected GE Oil & Gas as a strategic partner to provide a plant-wide technology solution for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities under development in Louisiana. Under the agreement, GE Oil & Gas will leverage advanced technologies from across the broader GE portfolio to deliver a comprehensive power, pretreatment and LNG liquefaction system. The agreement provides for the delivery of a complete LNG process system with defined schedule, price and performance standards.
ExxonMobil, working with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), has achieved a major breakthrough with proprietary software using more than four times the previous number of processors used on complex oil and gas reservoir simulation models to improve exploration and production results.
The oil and gas industry is increasingly recognizing the need to overcome data quality issues and manage the ownership, control, sharing and use of data. As a trusted third party, DNV GL is now launching an industry data platform - Veracity - to facilitate frictionless connections between different industry players, domain experts and data scientists.
KBR, a leading global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company, has selected and implemented Intergraph Smart 3D from Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) to improve the execution of key projects for the design and construction of offshore platforms and large LNG liquefaction plants around the globe.
Quorum, which develops software for hydrocarbon and energy business management, has announced the release of its new land management software for the Canadian market. Based on Quorum's flagship land system for the U.S. market, Quorum Land Canada builds on a proven foundation with new functionality that addresses the specific needs of Canadian oil and gas companies. Quorum Land Canada is the result of a joint development effort between Quorum and an upstream oil and gas company with operations in Western Canada.
KSB has announced the release of an exciting new app for smartphones and tablets that can estimate the operating efficiency of your pump, indicating if there is any room for improvement.
Reservoir simulation is a continually growing part of oil and gas production planning. Having a strong geological model of a reservoir has become key in understanding the best, most efficient way to extract hydrocarbons.
Schneider Electric has announced significant updates to Wonderware Online, its cloud platform capable of collecting, visualizing, and managing operational data across industrial operations. End users, solution builders, and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) can benefit from new real-time data and analytics capabilities when using Wonderware Online as a complete information management and decision support solution.
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced the launch of UniSim Design Suite Release 450 – the newest version of its proven process modelling software that helps industrial manufacturers increase their engineering effectiveness and optimize their process designs. Honeywell’s UniSim Design Suite is trusted by over 250 companies worldwide in the oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, chemical, and power industries.
Juniper Systems, Inc. recently announced the availability of its nonincendive Class I, II, and III, Division 2-certified version of the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet. Called “Mesa 2 Hazloc,” the tablet is certified to perform safely in hazardous locations where explosive gases, liquids, vapors, dusts, or fibers and flyings may be present.
Endress+Hauser has released the Memograph M RSG45 Data Manager, a compact device that can serve as a data acquisition system for small process control applications. The RSG45 acquires up to 14 discrete and 20 universal/HART analog inputs from process sensors, displays sensor data on its 7-inch multicolor TFT screen, records the data internally, performs math calculations and alarm checks, and transmits the data to a PC or any control system via Ethernet, RS232/485, Modbus, Profibus DP or PROFINET digital communication links. Data can also be stored to a device plugged into the USB or the SD port.