Woodside has extended its relationship with Accenture to implement predictive analytics for maintenance and process-control in production operations across its LNG assets.
Woodside will use Accenture to deliver an end-to-end analytics solution for real-time actionable insights on its LNG facilities, including the Pluto LNG plant. Predictive process monitoring tools have already been deployed at this LNG plant.Accenture’s data scientists and technologists will work with Woodside to make analytics pervasive in decision-making; establishing models specifically to drive proactive maintenance strategies and support decisions to enhance production, safety and risk management capabilities.
Statistical modelling, data management and visualisation software will help combine huge amounts of production data to deliver business insights. Data will be accessible to Woodside engineers at any time, from anywhere in the world.
Shaun Gregory, Woodside Senior Vice President Strategy, Science and Technology, said: “By harnessing more than 30 years of leading LNG operational experience through predictive analytics we are enabling our people to access extensive analytical insights that are expanding our decision-making capabilities and enhancing our ability to be predictive in our LNG operations.”
Paul Carthy, Managing Director in Accenture’s energy industry group, added: “This approach will support Woodside’s journey in digital transformation and its future vision for intelligent operations […] The predictive and process control analytics models are designed to deliver valuable business insights and drive increased performance and proactive maintenance strategies, ensuring Woodside’s position as a leader in digital energy.”
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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