A NUMBER of oil and gas projects will feature in the Bentley Systems 2017 Be Inspired Awards when they are presented at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore in October.

The highly sort after awards honor the work of Bentley users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. Ten independent jury panels comprising distinguished industry experts selected the 51 finalists from more than 400 nominations submitted by organizations in more than 50 countries.

Oil & Gas projects who have been named as Be Inspired Awards finalists for 2017 include:

BIM Advancements in Manufacturing

  • PJSC Giprotyumenneftegaz – Central Production Facility, Novoportovskoye Field – (Tyumen Region, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Russia)

BIM Advancements in Mining and Offshore Engineering

  • Offshore Oil Engineering Co., Ltd. – PL19-3 Oil Field Jacket Design and Development of ‘Fixed Offshore Structure Design Tool’ Software – (Tianjin, China)\

BIM Advancements in Project Delivery

  • A Natural Gas Company – Implementation of a Comprehensive Technical Records & Information Management Program Powered by ProjectWise – (Canada)

BIM Advancements in Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance

  • North Caspian Operating Company N.V. – Kashagan Oilfield Corrosion and Inspection Management Project in the North Caspian Sea and Bolashak Operating Production Facility – (Atyrau Region, North Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan)

The event will also feature the Year in Infrastructure Conference

Bentley Systems Chief Communications Officer Chris Barron said the Year in Infrastructure Conference will be a one-of-a-kind networking and learning experience for infrastructure leaders from around the world.

“This year we have an unprecedented number of participants for the Be Inspired program, and are pleased to congratulate and acknowledge all of the participants for their excellent work and inspiring projects. Conference attendees will have the chance to meet the awards finalists, and see them present their projects, which represent this year’s most outstanding BIM advancements in global infrastructure.”

This year’s conference will be held for the first time in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, one of the most iconic buildings in Asia. The structural design of Marina Bay Sands was done by Arup and was Bentley’s 2010 Be Inspired Award winner for Innovation in Structural Engineering.