Information Systems

HTRI acquires SmartPM fouling management software and services

HTRI, a provider of research, software and services to the thermal process industries, has acquired SmartPM from IHS Markit, a business information provider.

Honeywell UOP introduces IIoT software to improve plant performance

Honeywell UOP is introducing a new software-based service designed to allow refiners and petrochemical and gas processing plants to improve performance.

GE Digital acquires Meridium to enhance asset performance management software

Integration of Meridium’s offerings into GE’s Predix platform gives customers greater access to APM capabilities and enables more rapid realization of Industrial Internet value.

New intelligent, cyber-secure standalone power supply from Bedrock Automation

Schneider Electric releases Unit Performance Suite for the oil and gas industry

Schneider Electric has released software for the oil and gas industry that packages closed-loop, real-time optimization with monitoring and workflow in a single solution for refineries.

Tripwire conducts study regarding IT confidence in industrial cyber security

A study conducted for Tripwire by Dimensional Research, evaluated the confidence of IT professionals regarding the efficacy of seven key security controls, which must be in place to quickly detect a cyber attack in progress.

Intelliwave and Shell sign global framework agreement

Intelliwave Technologies Inc. has signed a global framework agreement with Shell to support Shell's ProjectVantage program.

Innovations

Andrew, Bob, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Petron Bataan Refinery (PBR) is the largest integrated crude oil refinery and petrochemicals complex in the Philippines.

Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants

Iran has detected and removed malicious software from two of its petrochemical complexes after announcing last week it was investigating whether recent petrochemical fires were caused by cyber attacks.

Gazprom Neft uses Intergraph SmartPlant to create engineering data management system

Intergraph SmartPlant for Owner Operators technology is now used by Gazprom Neft, one of the largest oil companies in Russia, to integrate engineering data management systems during major construction projects and the operation of oil refining sites.