06/06/2012 | Editor: Dominik Stephan
Engineering mega-project Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) plant, an $18 billion-$19 billion development by Qatar Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell takes the next step, as Shell prepares to take over the engineering and instrumentation data...
Huntsville, Alabamha/USA – It's a project of gigantic dimensions: The engineering instrumentation database alone comprises about 150,000 loops, 350,000 instruments and 90,000 data sheets. The central engineering solution, built on Intergraph’s SmartPlant Instrumentation, helped to enforce project standards and best practices among the multiple project contractors, especially during the construction, company speakers explained.
SmartPlant Instrumentation provides a single source of plant instrumentation data and includes interfaces with most complementary solutions, such as most automation vendors, for easy access and data consistency. Thereby, the data management solutions contributes to an increased safety, quality, efficiency and productivity, Intergraph believes.
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Under the project management contract, approximately 25 contractors from France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States were engaged in the design of the plant, each of them providing engineering input during the Front End Engineering and Design phase of the project.
Overall, the project has collected some 15 million items of data and nearly 500,000 documents and ensured their proper delivery into the company’s GAME (Global Asset Management Excellence) program....
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