Houston, Texas (ots/PRNewswire) -
- Using AVEVA PDMS Technology, Company Fast Tracks World's
Largest Energy Projects
AVEVA (LSE:AVV) today announced that a major client, Alliance
Wood Group Engineering (Alliance) received FIATECH's 2008 Celebration
of Engineering & Technology Innovation (CETI) Award in the category
of Automated Design. The company uses AVEVA's PDMS solution to plan
and execute its ultra-deep water exploration projects.
Alliance is part of international energy services company John
Wood Group PLC (Wood Group) a provider of engineering, procurement
and construction management services for the energy industry.
"We're very pleased to receive this prestigious award from
FIATECH," said Ron Bohannan, vice president of engineering for
Alliance. "Using AVEVA's PDMS software, Alliance has successfully
designed and executed innovative solutions offshore and on; helping
customers meet their business goals below cost and ahead of
AVEVA's PDMS software allows Alliance to design using 3-D
modeling so its clients can fully visualize the project from planning
to execution. On most exploration projects, all disciplines are
involved - electrical, instrumentation, piping and structural. PDMS
streamlines all of the data and updates it into one single model that
is continuously modified throughout the lifespan of the project.
"Alliance Engineering has made some remarkable engineering
advances in deep water exploration," said Derek Middlemas, group
operations director at AVEVA. "And AVEVA is proud to be a contributor
to their success."
Alliance's portfolio of projects includes some of the world's
largest and most visible onshore, deep offshore, and Floating,
Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) projects, including a major
presence in the Gulf of Mexico, where Alliance has designed and
engineered many of the new build Deepwater Floating facilities using
AVEVA PDMS technology.
The CETI Award was established in 2006 to promote and showcase
innovative construction-related technologies that benefit the capital
projects industry. The Award is given annually to organizations that
have conducted new and emerging technology implementations as well as
research and development.
About Alliance Engineering
Alliance is an independent services provider to the domestic and
international oil and gas industry. Alliance specializes in
engineering, design, procurement, project management and construction
management of on and offshore upstream oil and gas facilities and
structures. Capabilities range from feasibility studies through
complete turn-key installations. Alliance has offices in Houston,
Denver and Durango.
About AVEVA Group plc
AVEVA is trusted around the world to deliver engineering IT
solutions with strategic value to leading companies in the plant and
marine industries. For further information please visit
http://www.aveva.com or http://www.aveva.com/ednotes
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