PDO completes second phase toward digital transformation strategy with Hexagon PPM

Major oil exploration and production company in Oman digitalizes operations to have a centralized, integrated and intelligent asset information solution

PDO, Petroleum Development Oman, Hexagon, Data management, Information management

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the largest oil and gas exploration and production company in the Sultanate of Oman, has completed phase two of its digital transformation journey with Hexagon. This stage in its asset information improvement project involved implementing document management systems with Hexagon’s information management solutions, providing smooth data and document handover to enable seamless workflow driven submissions and feedback for document and tag completeness. PDO has been using a variety of solutions from Hexagon’s PPM division, SmartPlant® Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO), to enable the company to have a centralised, integrated and intelligent asset information solution, a prerequisite for digital transformation.

PDO chose Hexagon PPM to support its digital transformation plan as the capability of the solutions fit the project scope perfectly and had the ability to fully support digital project execution and plant operation. With Hexagon’s PPM software solutions, PDO has a unique digital transformation approach, providing a very large scope from engineering to operations, and easy access and navigation to information.

After the successful implementation of phase two, PDO and Hexagon are working together to integrate SPO with PDO’s Plant Maintenance System) to improve efficiency during operation and maintenance, opening new horizons for an integrated ecosystem for plant operations.

Sameer Sariry, engineering and operation management functional manager at PDO, said, “SPO is a strategic solution to drive digitalization transformation for projects and operations. It is a major milestone in setting up the foundation for our digital roadmap that will support the Company’s drive towards zero Asset Integrity-Process Safety Management incidents and brings about business efficiencies across the information management life cycle”


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