British Petroleum (BP) is one of the world’s largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel, energy, and petrochemicals for everyday items and retail services. The company boasts five trading floors in Houston, Chicago, Alberta, London, and Aberdeen, Scotland. Trading is fast paced, and BP traders rely on up-to-the-minute information and the most efficient use of technology to drive their decision-making and trading activities. Haivision’s media delivery technology presented a comprehensive and integrated video over IP system ideally suited to meet the needs of BP’s multi-site trading floors.
Christie presents this look at the integration of its displays and control management system at the Invenergy Control Center. The ICC, based in Chicago, is where Invenergy staff track the energy company’s assets in North America.
Collaboration Solutions for an Emergency Response Center
Gerry Pehl explains the process of working with the City of Minneapolis as AVI-SPL designed and implemented solutions for its emergency operations training facility and strategic information center. This webinar also looks at the Crestron technology in this project, including control systems, video processors, and DigitalMedia™.
About the Presenter
Gerry Pehl, design engineer for AVI-SPL in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has been involved in communication media technology since the mid 1990s. He has worked in live event production, increasingly specializing in visualization, video processing, and display technology. His experience includes the design development and commissioning of large, multi-system integrations and special applications for clients including the City of Minneapolis, and large, multinational corporations.
Discover some lessons learned from operators, systems analysts and IT managers when it comes to designing real-time operation centers (control rooms) for energy companies. This paper takes you through product selection, ergonomics, the importance of standardization, defining room usage, and the need for ongoing support.
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Designing a control room is no small task. This paper describes five best practices for control-room design based on AVI-SPL’s many years of designing control rooms. Read about lessons learned from operators, systems analysts, and IT managers, including:
- Room design
- Display selection
- Human factors
- Standardized design
- Ongoing support and future expansions