SmartPlant Enterprise Solutions at a Large Enterprise Construction Company


This case study of a large enterprise construction company is based on a August 2014 survey of SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“SPE solutions exposed the gap between project delivery requirements and operations information requirements. This exposes areas that can be tackled to reduce cost and increase quality.”


  • Highest priorities addressed by their SmartPlant Enterprise (SPE) solutions implementation:
    • Manage the handover of data and documentation from contractors and suppliers
    • Management of change
    • Compliance, standardization, and governance
    • Support preparation for operations including maintenance planning, training, and spare parts evaluation

Use Case

  • Has implemented SPE solutions in an upstream oil and gas CAPEX project execution and handover to operations environment
  • Business areas benefiting from the implementation of SPO:
    • Information management/document control
    • Operations
    • Projects


  • Reduced with the implementation of SPE solutions :
    • Time to access information: up to 10%
    • Cost to manage contractor data: up to 10%
  • Improvements to the management of change process with the implementation of SPO:
    • Improved and auditable traceability
    • Enhanced impact analysis
  • Reported the following benefits to CAPEX projects:
    • Improved integrity of information deliverables
    • Enhanced access and distribution of information
  • Achieved the following facility operators benefits:
    • Improved the speed and quality of access to information and documentation
  • Agrees with the following statement, “Using SPO, we have confidence that we can find the information we need and are confident in the integrity of our plant information and documentation.”

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