20 September 2017

Africa: Landmark Digital Agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa

Lagos — IN a milestone digital milestone agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa, Baker Hughes has signed a deal for the provision of asset performance management (APM) software and services for liquefied natural gas trains and related Balance of Plant (BoP) by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG). This deal marks the first APM solution sold and executed both in the LNG market and in Sub-Saharan Africa by Barker Hughes. Using proven APM software, BHGE developed an outcome based solution with a digital trip reduction program and has committed to a reduction of 20 percent of trips on the LNG trains and related BoP within three years. APM and similar digital solutions are crucial to securing the future of operations within the oil and gas industry, particularly in the LNG market, said Maria Sferruzza, President, LNG & Global Service for Turbo machinery & Process Solutions at BHGE. "This deal marks milestone digital advancements in Sub-Saharan Africa and is a strong demonstration of BHGE's APM solutions. This strategy, jointly developed with our partners in GE Digital and GE Power Services, shows how we can leverage strong links within the business to meet our customers' needs." The announcement was made during UNIFY, BHGE's first-ever Digital User Conference dedicated to productivity-driving software applications for the oil and gas industry that was hosted in Paris and saw the participation of around 200 professionals from the oil & gas and digital industry.

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