Information Systems

Amec Foster Wheeler signs extension to BP master service agreement

LONDON -- Amec Foster Wheeler’s completions and commissioning company, qedi, has signed an extension of its global Master Service Agreement with BP, which it has successfully delivered since 2012.

Automation Strategies: Adopting the IIoT: How the industry needs to rethink IT and OT relationships

Fryer, J., Stratus Technologies

For the connected enterprise, what was once just a futuristic ideal is now becoming a reality. Step by step, organizations are beginning to put together the pieces of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing’s IRPC returns to Europe in June

Lee Nichols, Hydrocarbon Processing

Founded in 2009, Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing’s International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) provides a series of events for the international downstream industry covering technical innovations, and exploring both the challenges and opportunities found in today’s market.

Deloitte announces cyber risk platform for ICS, OT security

NEW YORK — Deloitte announced plans to expand its cyber risk platform for end-to-end industrial control systems (ICS) and operational technologies (OT) security with next generation technology enabled by Dragos, a cybersecurity company focusing on securing ICS and OT networks.

ISU Chemical selects Intergraph for managing technical data at plants

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Korean petrochemical company ISU Chemical Co., Ltd has selected four Intergraph solutions to optimize the management of technical data quality on its Onsan and Ulsan plant sites.

AFPM Annual '17: Daily editions of the official conference newspaper

SAN ANTONIO -- Enclosed are digital copies of all three daily editions of the official conference newspaper of the AFPM 2017 Annual Meeting, held at the Marriott Rivercenter.

Siemens, Atos sign cybersecurity solutions MoU for utilities, O&G industry

IRVING, Texas – Atos and Siemens announce they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and will leverage their portfolios to help customers establish an integrated first line of defense against cyber-attacks.

ABB Customer World: Preparing for the digital revolution

Smith, Ashley, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

HOUSTON -- Collaboration and connectivity is key within the digital revolution ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer said during the welcome keynote address Tuesday morning at ABB Customer World in Houston.

ABB Customer World: ABB unveils digital solutions portfolio, ABB Ability

HOUSTON -- ABB commercially launched ABB Ability at ABB Customer World 2017 in Houston this week, introducing customers to the new digital solutions portfolio that combines cutting-edge technologies to deliver impressive solutions and services that aid in solving a variety of potential complications faced in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure.

Teel Plastics utilizing Kepware connectivity platform as IoT solution

PORTLAND, Maine -- Kepware, a PTC business developing industrial connectivity software, announced today that Teel Plastics, Inc. is utilizing the IoT Gateway for the KEPServerEX platform as its Internet of Things (IoT) solution. KEPServerEX provides Teel Plastics with a single source for industrial data—enabling increased productivity and product quality, reduced human errors and downtime, and a scalable IoT strategy.