Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Company Sdn Bhd (KPOC) Selects Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO)

Malaysia-based joint-operating company implements industry-leading information management solution to improve data quality and accuracy for effective decision-making

03 junio 2013

Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Company Sdn Bhd (KPOC), a joint-operating company of PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd, ConocoPhillips (Sabah Gas) Ltd and Shell Energy Asia Ltd, has selected Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise for Owner Operators(SPO) and other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions for its Kebabangan Cluster gas fields project offshore Sabah, Malaysia. KPOC will use Intergraph technology to identify data discrepancies, enabling it to take corrective action early. The implementation of this information management system will establish consistent engineering information formats across all contractors involved in the project.

KPOC selected Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise solutions, including SPO; Validation, Transformation and Loading (VTL); SPO Operating Plant; SmartPlant Instrumentation and SmartPlant P&ID. SmartPlant Enterprise will be deployed enterprise-wide at KPOC with the Intergraph system hosted centrally in Kuala Lumpur and users can access it from the project site in Sabah. The integrated SmartPlant Enterprise portfolio will support KPOC’s business processes and facilitate change management to enhance project execution.

Gerhard Sallinger, IntergraphProcess, Power & Marine president, said, “We are pleased that KPOC has chosen to adopt SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators and the integrated suite of SmartPlant Enterprise solutions for its project. SmartPlant Enterprise will deliver enhanced safety, quality and productivity opportunities to the project. Our new journey with KPOC validates Intergraph’s leadership position in the global oil and gas industry, with a growing number of leading owner operators using Intergraph solutions successfully worldwide.”

Leading plant owners choose SPO to enable them to rapidly implement Intergraph’s preconfigured business processes to support both CAPEX and OPEX phases of the plant life cycle. SPO is specifically designed for asset owners to enhance plant safety, reliability and interoperability, while ensuring information integrity across the owner operator system landscape.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for industry according to its “Engineering Design Tools for Industry and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through2016.

About KPOC
Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Company Sdn Bhd (KPOC) was incorporated on November 6, 2007, under the Companies Act 1965. It is a Joint Operating Company formed under the terms of the KebabanganCluster Production Sharing Contract dated December 31, 2007.

KPOC was appointed the operator under the Kebabangan Cluster Joint Operating Agreement to conduct petroleum operations on behalf of the Production Sharing Contractors offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The Production Sharing Contractors of the Kebabangan Cluster Production Sharing Contract are Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, ConocoPhillips (Sabah Gas) Ltd and Shell Energy Asia Limited. The participating interests of the Production Sharing Contractors are PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (40%), ConocoPhillips (Sabah Gas) Ltd (30%) and Shell Energy Asia Limited (30%).

KPOC has been entrusted with the exploration, development and production of natural gas resources from the Kebabangan Cluster fields, which are located approximately 130km northwest of the coast of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah.

In fulfilling the role and responsibility of the operator, KPOC aspires to be a high-performing Joint Operating Company.

About Intergraph
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than60 countries rely on Intergraph’s industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company’s software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M)and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation responsible for the SG&I U.S. federal business.

Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.

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