News

  • Intelligent Plant sponsor the Inform Prize 2019

    Apr 24, 2019

    This year marks the 6th consecutive year of the annual inform prize. This year's prize was won by Team Hotel for their excelent entry, Mesh Viz.

  • Intelligent Plant and RAB Microfluids win Engie’s ‘Call for solutions for Gas Engine/CHP (Combined Heat & Power) Data Acquisition’.

    Dec 5, 2018

    The winning application was a joint entry from Intelligent Plant and RAB Microfluidics, which have developed a system for continuous monitoring of oil quality in gas turbines and CHP plant.

    ENGIE was looking to identify innovative projects and solutions, capable of reducing the requirement for manual oil sampling and analysis in its gas engine fleet, to maximise availability and reduce unplanned maintenance.

  • Intelligent Plant Team up with Nexen to prevent offshore equipment failure.

    Nov 22, 2018

    Working in partnership with the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), Intelligent Plant have begun work on an innovative digital project with Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited (Nexen), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, which aims to provide key operating staff the ability to monitor and prevent plant trips and failures, and demonstrate the resulting gains, thanks to our new cloud-based application called SEER.

  • Intelligent Plant talk at Topsides UK 2019 Breakfast Event.

    Nov 16, 2018

    Steve presented to over 120 delegates at TAQA in Westhill, on the pitfalls to avoid when you are talking about digitalisation. This event formed part of the call for abstracts for Topsides UK 2019.

  • Intelligent Plant present at North East Food & Drink Event organised by Opportunity North East (ONE).

    Nov 11, 2018

    Intelligent Plant are chosen by Scottish Development International as a digital company to represent Scotland at ADIPEC - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference.

    ADIPEC is one of the world’s largest, most important and influential oil and gas events that brings together industry stakeholders and experts to share knowledge and exchange ideas on a brighter future for the energy sector.

  • Intelligent Plant present at North East Food & Drink Event organised by Opportunity North East (ONE).

    Oct 30, 2018

    The adoption of digital technologies could unlock £56bn for the food and drink manufacturing industry, according to the UK industry-led Made Smarter Review in 2017. Steve presented on the importance of using technology to revolutionise productivity.

  • Intelligent Plant exhibit at the IChemE seminar.

    Oct 10, 2018

    It was the ideal opportunity to show how the Industrial App Store, and our range of apps, can help the oil and gas industry embrace digitalisation, and increase efficiency as a result.

  • Intelligent Plant exhibit at ENGenious.

    Sep 6, 2018

    Steve and Bruce were delighted to spend some time on the Oil and Gas Technology Centre stand at the inaugural ENGenious event at AECC.

    The conference and exhibition focused on cutting edge technologies that will help businesses thrive in the changing digital landscape, and it was great to have the opportunity to talk to so many interested parties about the Industrial App Store.

  • Steve is interviewed by the team at Oil & Gas Vision.

    Jul 3, 2018

    If you haven't already picked up the latest copy of Oil and Gas Vision, then you definitely should, as there is a very informative interview with Steve, where he talks in a little more detail about the benefits of using the Industrial App Store within the oil and gas industry.

  • Intelligent Plant presented at Tech20, a weekly event hosted by the Oil and Gas Technology Centre.

    Jun 29, 2018

    Steve presented on the potential of merging Industrial IOT data with existing datasets to deliver wide scale industry benefits and increase collaboration throughout the supply chain, with specific reference to the Industrial App Store.

  • Intelligent Plant attend Internet of Things for Industry, Institute of Marketing, Cambridge.

    Jun 7, 2018

    Speakers from leading organisations came together to demonstrate how they are implementing IoT within their company, and the impact it is having.

  • Intelligent Plant attend IoT Scotland 2018 in Edinburgh.

    May 30, 2018

    Steve presented on ‘IoT in Heavy Industry’, sharing some specific case studies and examples of the role that the Industrial App Store plays within an oil and gas setting, and contrasting home/hobbyist and industrial IoT.

  • Intelligent Plant attend IoT Scotland 2018 in Edinburgh.

    May 30, 2018

    Steve presented on ‘IoT in Heavy Industry’, sharing some specific case studies and examples of the role that the Industrial App Store plays within an oil and gas setting, and contrasting home/hobbyist and industrial IoT.

  • Intelligent Plant attend the Blockchain, IoT and Machine Learning in Oil & Gas Europe Conference in London.

    May 23, 2018

    Steve presented on ‘In an IoT Context, is it Possible to Build Digital Oil and Gas Capabilities which Actually Require Less Work to Achieve Your Goal?’, and talked about the role of the Industrial App Store within this context.

  • Intelligent Plant Exhibit at Topsides UK at AECC.

    May 15, 2018

    The team attended the 3rd annual Topsides UK, which provides a platform for companies to share their experience and solutions, learn new ways of working, and network with subject matter experts, to ensure that the oil and gas industry continues to work together to maximise economic recovery.

  • Intelligent Plant Attend Smart Facilities Event.

    Apr 24, 2018

    Intelligent Plant took part in a 2-day workshop, hosted by the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), called Smart Facilities, one of the six themes OGTC are working on for digital transformation in the oil and gas industry.

  • Intelligent Plant Sponsors Aberdeen University ‘Inform Prize’.

    Apr 24, 2018

    Intelligent Plant awards ‘Inform Prize’ to a group of 3rd year Computing Science students for their software engineering project. This year’s winners were Konrad Dryja, Stefan Rudvin, Elzbieta Futkowska and Tautvydas Černiauskas for their ‘CodeMarker’, automated marking solution for schools and universities.

  • 2018
  • Modbus protocol added to App Store Connect.

    Jul 01, 2017

    Modbus continues to be a significant protocol in smaller scale industrial applications, and having a direct communication protocol allows us to eliminate translation applications.

  • MSE publish compression App in the Industrial App Store.

    Jun 30, 2017

    Showing their commitment to developing a realtime compression analysis app for the industry in the industrial app store. Why Compressors surge and how to avoid surging.

  • Intelligent Plant presents and exhibits at DEJ event.

    Jun 20, 2017

  • Intelligent Plant presents and exhibits at Topsides UK event at AECC.

    Jun 13, 2017

  • Alarm Analysis available in the Industrial App Store.

    Jun 01, 2017

    Alarm Analysis has now been configured so that the main analysis app reisides in the cloud, while data remains on site. Display and Trend EEMUA191 and ISA18.02 Alarm Management KPIs and see detailed analysis of alarm behaviour.

  • Intelligent Plant present at Big Data, IoT and Machine Learning in Oil And Gas Europe in London.

    May 23, 2017

  • Intelligent Plant present at Scotland IS Cloud Apps Showcase at RGU, Aberdeen.

    May 16, 2017

  • Intelligent Plant present at IoT Meetup, Edinburgh.

    Apr 27, 2017

  • Intelligent Plant attend OGTC Datafest event.

    Mar 21, 2017

  • MQTT protocol added to App Store Connect.

    Mar 12, 2017

    MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport) is an ISO standard (ISO/IEC PRF 20922)[2] publish-subscribe-based "lightweight" messaging protocol for use on top of the TCP/IP protocol. It is designed for connections with remote locations where a "small code footprint" is required or the network bandwidth is limited. This is an important component of the IoT and will allow Civic Apps to use the Industrial App Store.

  • Intelligent Plant present at DEJ event Treetops hotel, Aberdeen.

    Mar 01, 2017

  • Surge available in the Industrial App Store.

    Mar 01, 2017

    Monitor compressor performance from standard process variables combined with controller configuration.

  • Intelligent Plant present and exhibit at ITF event, AECC, Aberdeen.

    Jan 31, 2017

  • Intelligent Plant attend Offshore Wind Sensor Technology event, Fife.

    Jan 12, 2017

  • 2017
  • Wax Intelligence available in the Industrial App Store.

    Nov 01, 2016

    Monitor subsea pipework for build up of wax and alert when conditions are met. Wax Intelligence uses Intelligent Plant's tag recognition engine to minimise initial set-up. Waxing conditions can be determined from historical data.

  • Controller Consultant available in the Industrial App Store.

    Oct 10, 2016

    Maintaining optimal PID control is the bedrock of an efficient, safe and profitable industrial process. The historian database is scanned and controllers are automatically found and configured, minimising initial effort in setting the system up. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are then created allowing performance to be analysed, ranked, and monitored over time.

  • Intelligent Plant tamed "The Beast" race

    Sep 29, 2016

    Intelligent Plant did well to tame The Beast, raising over £700 for The Chest, Heart and Stroke Charity.


  • App Store Connect, Trend and PnID available for use in the Industrial App Store.

    Apr 1, 2016

    Fully featured process visualisation, trending and comprehensive data analytics can now be run in the cloud on a pay per use basis.

  • First 3rd party apps available in Industrial App Store

    Mar 3, 2016

    XLnControl become the first 3rd party to have a hosted app.

  • Gas Mixture calculation available in Industrial App Store

    Jan 1, 2016

    Online calculation of compressibility with Soave Redlich Kwong – great for gas mixtures.

  • Valve Signature Tool available in Industrial App Store

    Jan 1, 2016

    Developed in conjunction with major oil company this tool monitors 6 Key health Indicators for subsea valves, allowing degaration to be tracked.

  • First 3rd party apps available in Industrial App Store

    May 1, 2015

    Scan through separately created diagrams, alarm data and trends with a central control all at the same time.

  • Industrial App Store launched

    Jan 1, 2016

    This is the first and only truly open portal which will host applications from any vendor or developer.

  • 2016
  • Display Alarm KPIs and alarm statuses in OSI PI Schematics and trends

    Aug 1, 2015

    Scan through separately created diagrams, alarm data and trends with a central control all at the same time.

    IP Gestalt Alarm Analysis Page

  • DataCore release

    May 1, 2015

    • Data Core allows Intelligent Plant applications to access a variety of data sources.
    • Currently supports: IP Historian, OSIsoft PI and AF, OPC DA/HDA/AE, Aspentech IP.21, Honeywell PHD, CSV, and SNMP.
    • Real-time values and events are pushed to clients when changes occur; no need to poll regularly for large numbers of tags.
    • Asset model browsing supported on AF and OPC data sources.
    • Easy configuration – can be downloaded automatically from any Gestalt application.

  • Excel Addin release

    May 1, 2015

    The Excel Addin allows querying datasources on a server and populating an excel spreadsheet with the returned data.

  • IP Gestalt certified for Azure

    Mar 1, 2015

    Intelligent Plant Gestalt is the 35th unique Windows VM image in the world that is available on the Azure Marketplace – this allows customers to deploy the truly unique Gestalt solution instantly, and with the confidence that comes with the fact this solution has been vetted through Microsoft Azure Certified for Virtual Machines.

    IP Gestalt Page

  • Tag Intelligence release

    Jan 1, 2015

    Tag intelligence knows what tags look like and what they mean. It is able to recognise tags in the middle of documents, and link all the different systems that refer to tags together automatically. It gleans the meaning from the tag, and can be used to build an automatic plant model in any system (PI-AF, OPC UA, etc.).

    IP Tag Intelligence Page

  • 2015
  • Partnership with University of Aberdeen

    Oct 1, 2014

    Intelligent Plant – an Industry leading provider of real time and historical process data analysis software, Have announced a partnership with Aberdeen University Computing Science Department –a thriving centre of teaching and research, particularly in areas related to Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge-Based Information Management.

    Under the partnership – Intelligent Plant is offering An ‘Inform prize’ for the best project, Placements for stand-out students Materials and resources to contribute to the new MSc in Oil & Gas computing which is a new course offered by Aberdeen University targeted at preparing their students for the world of work in Oil and Gas, and providing specific knowledge that can be used in the Student’s careers. The materials and resources will give students specific knowledge of real-time and historical process data analysis.

    This will help the university to provide truly unique graduates to the industry and help Intelligent Plant to keep growing at the current rate whilst embedding knowledge in graduates before they are employed.

  • OsiSoft ProcessBook import release

    May 1, 2014

    The importing tool allows for easier conversion between ProcessBook and PnID. Currently speeding up the process by up to 50%.

  • Matrikon ProcessNet import release

    May 1, 2014

    The importing tool allows for easier conversion between ProcessNet and PnID. Currently speeding up the process by up to 50%.

  • Partnership with MAC Solutions

    Apr 30, 2014

    MAC Solutions, developer of the ProcessVue suite of alarm management software, has announced a cross-sourcing partnership agreement with Intelligent Plant, a provider of enterprise visualisation and business intelligence solutions for the oil & gas sector.

    Both considered market leaders, the agreement will enable the companies to draw on each others’ strengths and to offer integrated, enterprise-wide solutions to oil and gas customers that cover all of their products and services.

  • Intelligent Plant Inform prize awarded to JamJar

    Apr 1, 2014

    JamJar wins Intelligent Plant's Inform Price for best year 3 Software Engineering project at University of Aberdeen.

  • Gestalt Trend release

    Jan 1, 2014

  • PnID release

    Jan 1, 2014

  • 2014
  • New office on Union Street

    We moved into our new office on Union street!

    Full address:
    Intelligent Plant Limited.
    489 Union Street
    Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    AB11 6AZ
    Phone: +44 (0)1224 596001
    Email: info@intelligentplant.com

    Contact Page
  • 2nd Fastest growing company in Scotland

    Mar 1, 2013

    Intelligent Plant was ranked second on a study made from personal best on the fastest growing companies in Scotland.

    PDF of the study could be found here.

  • OSIsoft partner

    2013

    Intelligent Plant established a partnership agreement with OSIsoft, enabling it to supply, configure and support OSIsoft's suite of software products to local, national and international customers.

    As an authorised OSIsoft partner, we engage with our customers to offer a full implementation service. Our trained IT team can seamlessly integrate the software into your existing environment. We also offer a post-installation support service.

    For more information head to our OSIsoft Services page.

  • 2013
  • Alarm Analysis release

    Sep 1, 2012

  • ISO 9001 Certification

    Aug 16, 2012

    The ISO 9001:2008 standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. These principles are explained in more detail in the pdf Quality Management Principles. Using ISO 9001:2008 helps ensure that customers get consistent, good quality products and services, which in turn brings many business benefits.

  • 2012
  • First office on Huntly Street

    Aug 1, 2010

    We moved into our first office!

    Full address:
    Intelligent Plant Limited.
    27 Huntly Street
    Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    AB11 6AZ

    NOTE:This is no longer our current address. For updated information head to our Contact page.

  • 2010
  • Intelligent Plant is born!

    Mar 17, 2006

  • 2006