Kongsberg Digital (KONGSBERG) has entered a five-year agreement with the energy company Shell Global Solutions International B.V. to digitalize its global assets using Kongsberg Digital's digital twin technology.
The contract, signed in December 2022, is an amendment to the framework agreement signed in 2020, with a committed multiple-asset deployment plan and further applications to enrich Shell’s industrial work surface and user experiences.
Shane McArdle, CEO at Kongsberg Digital, said: “We are extremely proud to support Shell in digitalizing their operations. Since we began working together two years ago, Shell and Kongsberg Digital have developed a strong collaboration, enabling the digitalization of operations on large scale – one which has enabled new and more sustainable ways of operating heavy assets for Shell’s global workforce. With this new agreement in place, we are confirming our position as a global leading enabler of digitalizing the operations of the heavy asset industry.“
“I am delighted that Shell and Kongsberg have agreed a deal to extend our collaboration. This agreement enables us to continue to strengthen our Digital Twin capability and expand deployment to more assets globally. Wider Digital Twin adoption across our assets enables Shell to continue to accelerate our digital innovation journey driving effiency improvements” Owen O’Connell, Senior Vice President & CIO – Upstream and Projects & Technology, said.
Kongsberg Digital’s digital twin technology provides actionable insight and automated workflows for optimized operations and facility management. This enables better decision-making based on actionable data to ensure safer, more cost-efficient, and sustainable operations.
Already building on a strong relationship, Shell, and Kongsberg Digital, have collaborated closely over the last four years on digitalizing assets in the energy sector. By expanding the scope of this strong collaboration, both parties look forward to continuing the development of this industrial work surface to optimize operations and value creation.
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