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Digital Facilities Engineering – No Document Left Behind

Recorded On: 02/23/2016

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The modern oil patch has become digital as well as physical. The deployment of a wide array of sensors, smart machines and process control systems has created a digital version of the physical oil & gas producing platform. The challenge and the opportunity is now what do we do with all this data.

The Facilities engineering, design and construction world is no different than operations and production engineering an additionally brings thousands, if not tens of thousands, of documents, drawings and models to the information intensity of this digital mirror world. Information from this digital ecosystem is essential to design the right platform, construct the facility according to specifications and regulations, and the turn over to operations a plant ready to meet production and safety expectations. With current pressure on the cost of constructing a major capital project, the effective use of data could be a significant opportunity for more reliable and efficient operations.

The challenge of managing this collection of digital information begins with collection, curation and management of change. The formal turnover to operations phase may be the end of the construction team's responsibility, but the full lifecycle of digital asset information is the more appropriate scope for an information management solution. Leaving no relevant information (or documents) left behind will help to create holistic asset management solutions for these major investment projects.

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Jim Crompton

SPE Distinguished Lecturer (Former)

Jim retired from Chevron in 2013 after almost 37 years. After moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jim established the Reflections Data Consulting LLC to continue his work in the area of data management and analytics for the Oil & Gas industry. In 2017, Jim was named as the PNEC Cornerstone award winner. Jim was selected to be on the board of the SPE Digital Energy Technology Section (DETS) and is chair of the Digital Transformation committee under DETS. Starting January, 2018, Jim teaches a graduate level course in “Petroleum Data Analytics” at the Colorado School of Mines.

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Web Event
02/23/2016 at 12:30 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
02/23/2016 at 12:30 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes Scheduled for 60 minutes.
CEU Credit
0.15 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
0.15 CEU credits  |  Certificate available CEU Credit