HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrofac, the international oil and gas services provider, has chosen to expand the use of Intergraph Smart™ solutions in the execution of its global engineering projects. The renewed three-year contract includes license agreements for the SmartPlant® Enterprise solution portfolio, containing Intergraph Smart 3D for engineering design and SmartPlant Foundation for centralized, integrated engineering information management.
With over three decades of experience in executing major projects in the oil and gas industry, Petrofac has established its position as a leading provider of oil and gas engineering services globally, and currently has one of the largest backlogs in the industry. Petrofac uses a variety of software platforms to optimize efficiency in its projects with Intergraph being one of the selected products in its portfolio.
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "We are proud that Petrofac continues to trust Intergraph PP&M's capability to offer knowledge-based and rule-driven technologies to improve safety, quality and productivity. Our priority is to supply our global customer base with first-class engineering solutions that help them to respond to industry challenges and gain the competitive advantage they need."
Smart 3D is breakthrough engineering technology that is knowledge-based and rule-driven, streamlining marine asset design processes and improving delivery schedules, with increased detail and manufacturing design productivity of up to 30 percent. It is endorsed and used by leading offshore and marine companies globally, including the most productive shipyard, the top offshore owner operator, the top fabrication yard and the top classification society in the world. Smart 3D provides companies with the capabilities they need to gain and maintain an edge in a highly competitive industry. For more information about Smart 3D, visit ppm.intergraph.com/products/3d-product-family/intergraph-smart-3d.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph Smart 3D and network with other Intergraph users, visit ppm.intergraph.com/technical-user-forums.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process, power and marine), according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2019."
Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry, with a diverse customer portfolio including many of the world's leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies. Petrofac is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: PFC). Petrofac designs and builds oil and gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac's range of services meets its customers' needs across the full life cycle of oil and gas assets.
With around 20,000 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur, and has a further 24 offices worldwide.
For additional information, please refer to the Petrofac website at www.petrofac.com.
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