Offshore Installations – Blow Out Prevention Control
Using our design and compliance expertise, we were able to develop a computing platform that met the customer’s exact functionality requirements, while still being able to meet the requirements of marine standard DNV 2.1, securing optimal performance balanced with maximum reliability.
Key Account Manager, Captec
An international supplier of mission-critical equipment for the oil and gas industry. The company’s technologies are deployed across the spectrum of energy activities, including offshore, pipeline and petrochemical. The combination of fully functional and certified custom 2U computing platforms is integral to run the customer’s BOP (blow out prevention) software.
Enquiring about: Offshore Installations – Blow Out Prevention Control
REQUIREMENTS & ISSUES:
A computing platform customised to meet the exact requirements of the customer’s BOP control and predictive analysis application
The customer required the platform to be certified to marine standard DNV 2.4 without comprising functionality
Ability to withstand shock and vibration due to deployment in offshore control rooms on oil rigs
Powerful computing to run predictive analysis software reliably and optimally for accurate and rapid decision making
Flexibility in mounting to deliver both desk and rack orientation as required
Optimised expandability to meet functionality requirements
Design and development of a custom 2U computing platform engineered for optimal reliability
Robust chassis and rigorous testing ensures the platform can withstand heavy shock and vibration in an offshore deployment
Captec designed the platform to meet the requirements of DNV 2.4, with rigorous testing to attain EMC suitability, robustness and the ability to operate in fluctuating temperatures
Platform supplied with a custom rackmounting kit to meet the customer’s orientation requirements
Specification of Intel i7 4770TE processors for optimised power and performance
Integration of 4 isolated RS 2343/422/485 ports and an Intel LAN card delivers enhanced I/O to meet the customer’s functionality requirements
The customer benefits from a computing platform engineered and optimised for high reliability
Improved accuracy and speed of BOP decision making
Enhanced I/O supports increased functionality
Optimised longevity secures the continuity of the application for the next three years, protecting the customer from disruption
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