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Streamline plant information for brownfield assets

09.01.2013  |  Standish, R.,  Intergraph Corp., Siriusdreef, The NetherlandsBotterill, E.,  Intergraph Corp. , Siriusdreef, The Netherlands

Keywords: [drawings] [IT] [3D model] [CAD] [information management]

Brownfield assets suffer from handling large volumes of unstructured information. Often, such projects do not have up-to-date/as-maintained 3D models, data warehouses or integrated operation systems, along with high-quality structured information. The “as-exists” information is difficult to manage. With limited engineering, administrative and IT personnel on a plant site, organizing and keeping track of this information is a significant problem, particularly when the plant is subject to a continual cycle of updates, revamps, turnarounds and maintenance changes.

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