On Thursday, May 14, at the Microsoft Technology and Solution Center, ITPS and OSIsoft held joint workshop titled «Real-Time Production Management: from Theory to Practice».
Executives and experts of engineering, IT and technology departments of REA of the Ministry of Energy, LLC Salym Petroleum Development, JSC Mosenergo, JSC Transneft, JSC Rosneft, LLC Gazpromburenie and other major oil&gas and energy companies participated in the workshop.
Lasting joint work of experts from ITPS and representatives of the listed occupations and industries made it clear that our colleagues have the following concerns:
That is why the workshop initiators formed the workshop programme so that the participants could see the architecture of solutions in the sphere of production management from APCS to corporate information systems, such as ERP, BI and BW. Various software products and real cases were presented to the participants.
The participants’ interest was generated by reports of experts from ITPS Dmitry Sukhamera (data visualization) and Ivan Trenogin (solutions in the sphere of production analytics), as well as speeches of IT Application Analyst of LUKOIL Overseas Aleksey Solomin narrating of implementation of an integrated MES solution at West Qurna – 2 in Iraq, and Lead Specialist of the IT Directorate of Enel Russia Sergey Sotnikov sharing the experience of PI System use at the company he represented.
The pressing topic of reports and active interest of workshop participants in discussion of certain products and solutions made the event productive and dynamic. The participants and initiators will remember it as a very interactive workshop held in the format of lively discussion.
Here is feedback from some participants:
“I would like to express my gratitude for the invitation to take part in the workshop! In my opinion, the workshop was a success. I liked the presentations very much -- especially those describing approaches to solving various problems,” - Vladimir Larin, Lead Expert of the Department of Automated Accounting Systems and Telemechanics of ANT-Inform.
“Thank you for the invitation to the event, the participation in the workshop turned out to be very useful,”- Sergey Sotnikov, Lead Specialist of the IT Directorate of Enel Russia.
ITPS and OSIsoft plan further development of cooperation designed to promote production management solutions.