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23 June, 2011 - 10:10 By News Desk

AVEVA software adopted by Brazilians

Picture Credit: Agencia Brasil

Cambridge-based engineering software firm, AVEVA, has gained another success in Brazil.

AVEVA, a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, says that SETAL Óleo e Gás of Brazil, a leading EPC, has successfully implemented AVEVA Plant.

Having previously used a traditional manual approach, which consisted of paper and batchwise workflows between disciplines, one of the main advantages of AVEVA Plant for SETAL was the smooth flow of information throughout the lifecycle of their project.

All data generated for the project is fully integrated with all users, creating a seamless link between engineering and construction, while reducing expensive rework.

“The traditional approach previously used, demanded intensive manpower, had a poor information flow and scope modifications proved difficult, which resulted in data being dispersed across several files”, said Mauricio Godoy, CEO at SETAL.

“SETAL decided to invest in AVEVA Plant in order to respond better to the demanding and competitive market, and to enable the cost-effective reuse of information already available.”

The company was able to integrate AVEVA Plant across all disciplines, monitor all its information online and reduce its overall manpower by 30 per cent. It was able to measure how AVEVA Plant’s global engineering framework can dramatically improve our project operations.

Among SETAL’s main projects are four refinery expansions for Petrobras-Replan, Repar, Revap and Reduc, as part of the Gas Production Anticipation (Plangás) plan. Each project has already leveraged AVEVA PDMS, the most widely used software in Latin America for the design of process plant and power facilities.

AVEVA Plant is an integrated suite of software for plant engineering, design and design management.

Built around AVEVA PDMS and using powerful object-centric technology, it is the most productive engineering software solution available for the power and process plant industries.

SETAL, based in Rio de Janeiro and with offices in Sao Paulo, employs 400 people and its primary business areas include oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical and energy.

• Picture Credit: Agência Brasil

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