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HMSWeb works on O&G project O&G project in the Argentine Patagonia

Rio de Janeiro, December 21th, 2022 - Our 4.0 solution was adopted by Techint in yet another venture in the Vaca Muerta oil region

The success of HMSWeb's partnership with Techint has been confirmed by yet another project: the expansion of the CPF (Central Processing Facility), Pluspetrol's hydrocarbon Central Processing Unit in La Calera, its main upstream asset in the oil region of Vaca Muerta, in the province of Neuquén.

This is the 9th enterprise conducted by Techint that uses the HMSWeb© (Handover Management System) tool, within the corporate contract signed by the Argentinean EPC company, which has a global presence.

"We have also worked with Techint on other projects in the area, including the Néstor Kirchner Gas Pipeline, which will connect Vaca Muerta to Salliqueló (Buenos Aires province) by 2023, increasing the natural gas transportation system's capacity by 25%, ensuring the flow of the region's growing production," says the director of HMSWeb Information Technology, Luciano Gaete.

"The contract follows the standard scope, licensing (16 months), configuration, training, and support of HMSWeb©, with the corporate management of the projects being the responsibility of Techint's subsidiary in Mexico, which manages the corporate contract and the projects in which we operate," explains the executive.

100% digital solution = 100% remote operation

One of the biggest challenges is the area's isolation, in the west of the country, in the northern part of Argentine Patagonia, more than 1200 km from Buenos Aires and more than 100 km from Neuquén, which is the capital of the province with the same name. This requires more complex logistics as well as accommodation of the labor force. But this does not represent a challenge for HMSWeb.

"This, as well as the 50 active projects in which HMSWeb participates at this time, will be deployed and supported 100% remotely. Even before the pandemic, we had already adopted this work arrangement for most of our projects," explains Gaete, saying that the task is well cared for. "The person responsible for all projects with Techint, including La Calera, is the implementation and support consultant Mariana Mendonça, who has been with the Forship Group for over 20 years!", concludes the executive.