OGIC allocates support for digital developments

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre is providing support to three new projects investigating use of digitalization to improve efficiency and costs.

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ABERDEEN, UK – The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) is providing support to three new projects investigating use of digitalization to improve efficiency and costs.

Three companies are collaborating Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) School of Computing Science and Digital Media on digital transformation of the oilfield.

DNV GL is developing an interactive program to extract and processing information from images of piping and instrumentation diagrams and other engineering drawings. The aim is to speed up the compilation of data for use in various applications.

Phase one of the project was completed with support from The Data Lab, while OGIC is providing the main support for phase two, under which DNV GL and RGU plan to build on the methods and algorithms already developed.

ComplyAnts is working on an automated system to manage the compliance process. RGU will employ AI to develop a system to manage the end-to-end compliance process, with a view to deliver a fully functional prototype within 12 months.

Finally, software specialist IDS is developing a data-driven tool to predict task durations, associated risk and NPT.

This is phase two of the project - phase one, supported by The Data Lab, involved the creation of a natural language processing library that classifies engineering terms within a daily report, and then maps them to allow benchmarking and data analysis.

According to OGIC, this should reduce the amount of time engineers spend on working with offset data.

09/14/2018

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