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Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) and Smart(TM) 3D Interface Help Agility Group Reduce Modeling Time on Drilling Rig Upgrade in North Sea

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/14 -- Intergraph has published a new case study that describes how Agility Group completed extensive modifications on time for COSL Europe on a Statoil rig upgrade project in the North Sea by using Intergraph CAESAR II and its interface with Intergraph Smart 3D interface for engineering analysis and 3D modeling. The firm was under a tight deadline from the client to complete numerous unforeseen upgrades required by Norwegian regulations. With the Smart 3D and CAESAR II interface, one piping designer, one stress analysis engineer, and one support engineer were able to work simultaneously in a common database, saving extensive time while eliminating manual errors and speeding the completion of isometric drawings and stress reports.

Agility Group provides full service engineering, procurement, construction and installation for major clients engaged in onshore, offshore, and subsea areas. Drawing upon more than 150 years of experience, the Norwegian-headquartered company today employs 1,500 people. To read the article, visit http://coade.typepad.com/coadeinsider/2014/02/agility-group-benefits-from-intergraph-caesar-ii-and-smart-3d-interface-on-offshore-rig-upgrade.html. For information about Agility Group, visit www.agilitygroup.no.

For information on Intergraph analysis products, visit http://www.intergraph.com/ppm/analysis.aspx. For more information on Intergraph CADWorx, visit http://www.intergraph.com/products/ppm/cadworx/.

About Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions
The Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions (CAS) products allow design and engineering to share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. They 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; and TANK for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks. For information on Intergraph CAS, visit www.coade.com.

Intergraph, the Intergraph logo, CADWorx and CAESAR II are registered trademarks, and PV Elite, and TANK are trademarks of Intergraph Corporation. Other brands and product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2014 Intergraph Corp. All rights reserved.

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