Skire, a provider of capital program, integrated workplace and project portfolio management software, has announced that the UK-based BG Group has implemented its Unifier system to support planning and construction of a $8 billion liquefied natural gas production and pipeline plant in Queensland, Australia.
With Unifier, project teams in Houston, Queensland and London have instant visibility into project information and all underlying project detail.
The BG Group’s project services group controls the company’s capital projects worldwide. The team chose Skire Unifier for its flexibility and configurability, as well as for its SAP NetWeaver certification and its integration capabilities.
The BG Group intends to use Unifier functionality, including cost engineering, performance-based cost forecasting, schedule management, earned value management, document management and collaboration.
The initial phase of the implementation is expected to provide cost performance management and forecasting capabilities together with collaborative document management, including all engineering drawings, during the plant engineering design and construction phases.
The next phase of the Unifier implementation is expected to focus on bi-directional integration of Unifier with the BG Group’s SAP system and project planning tools.
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