Kongsberg Digital awarded purchase order from Reliance Industries Ltd to supply a Production System Simulator for KG-D6 in the Bay of Bengal

Reliance Industries Ltd has awarded Kongsberg Digital a purchase order to supply a Production System Simulator (PSS) for Block KG-DWN 98/3 (more commonly called KG-D6) in the Bay of Bengal. The initial scope includes the R-Cluster and Satellite Cluster fields and there is an option to include the MJ field in the future.

The PSS is an online digital representation of the Production System and comprises a real-time/look-ahead mode and an offline mode. The real-time/look-ahead mode provides a “window” into the well bore subsea flowlines, manifolds and onshore receiving facilities providing information on the gas and liquids not available from instrumentation e.g. liquid content. The offline mode is used for planning and training. The PSS will be built using Kongsberg Digital’s K-Spice Dynamic Process Simulation Platform and the LedaFlow Advanced Transient Multiphase Flow Simulator.  Simulator applications include hydrate formation monitoring, virtual metering, slug monitoring, inventory management, leak detection, corrosion and erosion monitoring, etc.

Mike Branchflower, Global Sales Manager for Flow Assurance in Kongsberg Digital, says: “This is another example of our K-Spice and LedaFlow technology being selected for a PSS. The combination of both products provides our clients with the industry leading solution to manage Flow Assurance online.”

Rajesh Baskaran, Vice President – Production Assurance, Kongsberg Digital adds “Kongsberg Digital supplied Reliance Industries the PSS for D1 D3 fields development in 2009 for KG-D6 Block and is delighted to have been awarded this important contract to support the development and operation of the new fields in the block”.

About Kongsberg Digital

Kongsberg Digital is a provider of next-generation software and digital solutions to customers within maritime, oil and gas, and renewables and utilities. The company consists of more than 500 software experts with leading competence within the internet of things, smart data, artificial intelligence, maritime simulation, automation and autonomous operations. Kongsberg Digital is the group-wide center of digital expertise for KONGSBERG.



About Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)

RIL is India’s largest private sector company, with a consolidated turnover of INR 622,809 crore ($90.1 billion), cash profit of INR 64,478 crore ($9.3 billion), and net profit of INR 39,588 crore ($5.7 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2019. RIL’s activities span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail and digital services. RIL is the first private sector company from India to feature in Fortune’s Global 500 list of ‘World’s Largest Corporations’ – currently ranking 148th in terms of revenues and 99th in terms of profits. The company stands 71st in the ‘Forbes Global 2000’ rankings for 2019 – top-most among Indian companies. It ranks 10th among LinkedIn’s ‘The Best Companies to Work For In India’ (2019).