2017 - Users Conference - London - Oil & Gas and PetroChem
Upstream Water Injection Asset Integrity by means of OSIsoft Connected Services
How the OSIsoft PI System and Connected Services are enabling Veolia to provide Water Injection Asset Integrity to SBM Offshore, with technical support via Servelec Controls. Water injection is fundamental to oil reservoir recovery. Veolia provide service support for offshore water treatment systems and have embarked on a digitisation regime through the PI platform. Leading FPSO provider SBM Offshore is a long term user of the PI System, operating water injection systems on assets globally. As a consumer Veolia services, SBM have driven the early development of the Connected Service offering jointly with Veolia, to improve SBM water injection reliability, initially in Brazil and then across their global fleet. Content will include how the PI system was selected as the tool of choice to support the new technical support offering and how the system was developed and implemented using Connected Services. Servelec Controls will present the overall technical architecture as developed.
David Lothian is the Head of Upstream Services for VWS Westgarth, a Veolia group company which specialises in the provision of water treatment / injection systems to the Oil & Gas Industry. David is a long term employee, with exceptional experience having led the E,C & I engineering department on projects for many years, and has excelled in transferring his skill set to managing operational support for water injection to the global market.
David provides a diversified service solution for the market, inclusive of offshore & onshore technical support, bespoke water treatment chemicals and upstream environmental scopes to the industry, all to provide reduced operational risk, increased performance and reduced OPEX. Currently providing service solutions to multi-clients for FPSOs and recently secured a frame agreement with SBM for their Offshore fleet , water injection asset integrity.
David graduated as a Radio Officer for the merchant navy (in marine Electrical & Electronic Engineering) at Glasgow School of Nautical Studies.