HUNTSVILLE, Ala., September 22, 2014 – Puma Energy, the fuels retailing arm of Swiss-based commodities trader Trafigura, has selected Intergraph® CADWorx® Plant Professional to help deliver a landmark fuel import terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Puma Energy entered the Australian market in 2011 with a view to supply fuel to the country’s mining industry. The company identified the need to build its own fuel import terminal in Mackay, Queensland, to support its planned activities. A secondary goal of this investment was to strengthen competition and supply in Australia’s fuel market.
Puma Energy selected AutoCAD®-based CADWorx Plant Professional for its ability to complete a full model of the terminal – including all piping, structures, cable ladder, pipe supports and equipment – using a single Intergraph solution.
“I was incredibly impressed by CADWorx Plant Professional’s ease-of-use and ability to produce deliverables quickly and accurately,” said Michelle Guiney, Puma Energy’s design manager. “The solution was incredibly powerful and flexible.”
Given the positive experience noted on the Mackay fuel import terminal, Puma Energy intends to use CADWorx to drive efficiency and accuracy on a number of upcoming projects within Australia. It also plans to standardize all future greenfield and brownfield projects globally on CADWorx solutions.
“The Mackay fuel import terminal project was a significant one for the Australian oil and gas industry, given that one of its primary goals was to strengthen competition and supply in the market,” said Intergraph Process, Power & Marine President, Gerhard Sallinger. “We are proud that CADWorx Plant Professional played a pivotal role in helping to deliver the project.”
Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions products allow design and engineering to share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. These include CADWorx Plant Design Suite, for AutoCAD®-based intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; CADWorx DraftPro®, for intelligent 2D design and layout; CAESAR II®, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite®, for vessel and exchanger design and analysis; TANK™, for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks; and GT STRUDL®, one of the most trusted, adaptable and fully-integrated structural analysis solutions in the world.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design tools for plant design according to its global market research study, “Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure: Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2017.”
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About Puma Energy
Puma Energy is a global integrated midstream and downstream oil company active in close to 45 countries. Formed in 1997 in Central America, Puma Energy has since expanded its activities worldwide, achieving rapid growth, diversification and product line development. The company directly manages over 7,400 employees. Headquartered in Singapore, it has regional hubs in Johannesburg (South Africa), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Brisbane (Australia) and Tallinn (Estonia).
Puma Energy’s core activities in the midstream sector include the supply, storage and transportation of petroleum products. Puma Energy’s activities are underpinned by investment in infrastructure which optimises supply chain systems, capturing value as both asset owner and marketer of product. Puma Energy’s downstream activities include the distribution, retail sales and wholesale of a wide range of refined products, with additional product offerings in the lubricants, bitumen, LPG and marine bunkering sectors. Puma Energy currently has a global network of over 1,800 retail service stations. Puma Energy also provides a robust platform for independent entrepreneurs to develop their businesses, by providing a viable alternative to traditional market supply sources. For more information, visit www.pumaenergy.com.
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