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OGI Pilot Demonstrates Standards-Based Handover and Provisioning

On September 25, 2012, at the ISA Automation conference in Orlando, we witnessed a demonstration of the Oil & Gas Interoperability Pilot (OGI Pilot), the most significant information exchange project to date in the capital projects industry. Here we will describe what happened during the demonstration and give you a peek under the hood at […]

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What’s the Difference between XMpLant and Proteus?

We have mentioned several times in our writing, the names XMpLant, XMpLant Schema, Proteus, and Proteus Schema as if everyone understood what they are. But some folks have had questions so we will shed a bit of light on the subject. Short Answer XMpLant: A brand name owned by Noumenon Consulting out of the UK. XMpLant […]

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2013 Asia and Australia PCA Forum

The 2013 Asia and Australia PCA Forum and Members meeting will be held on the 21st and 22nd Oct 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Asia and Australia PCA Forum and Members meeting will feature presentations and discussion from Owner/Operators, EPC Companies, Standard Bodies & Representatives, Software Vendors, System Integrators, Business […]

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Geometry Exchange – Open-for-Comment

Post note: This post is for a technical audience. The PCA Geometry Special Interest Group (SIG) team has released draft documents that provide the details of the ISO 15926 Part 7 Templates to be used for Geometry exchange. The initial focus is on 2D geometry. The Geometry SIG team is seeking comment from the broader […]

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iRING unifies interoperability initiatives

Today PCA and Fiatech announced that they are using “iRING” as the unifying brand name to represent all ISO 15926 related initiatives to address the interoperability issues facing capital facilities industry.  The press release can be viewed <here>. Why consider a unifying brand name? The topic of a brand name for ISO 15926 is not a new thing. […]

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