IESA Selects Intergraph® Solutions to Build Up to Eight Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Vessels

IESA Selects Intergraph® Solutions to Build Up to Eight Floating, Production,
                        Storage and Offloading Vessels

Sisgraph to provide major Brazilian engineering and construction company with
training and support for project

PR Newswire

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 8, 2013

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian engineering company
IESA has selected Intergraph^® SmartMarine^® and SmartPlant^® Enterprise
solutions, provided by Sisgraph, as part of a project with Petrobras, one of
the world's largest energy companies. IESA will supply Petrobras with 24
compression modules for six identical floating, production, storage and
offloading (FPSO) vessels, with an option for delivery of eight modules to the
other two FPSOs.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Sisgraph has been a provider of Intergraph^® solutions
in South America for more than 30 years. 

The scope of the project consists of the design and fabrication of eight CO[2]
compression modules, eight gas compression exportation modules and eight
injection modules. These vessels will be used as reference models for the
other units that will be constructed for the pre-salt projects in Santos
Basin, Brazil. 

IESA will be using Intergraph enterprise engineering software for the
construction of the new facility, including SmartMarine 3D, SmartPlant P&ID,
SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant Review and
SmartPlant Spoolgen^®. Sisgraph also will provide training and on-site support
for the project.

Alexandre Curvello, automation coordinator at IESA, said, "By using the
Intergraph technology solutions provided by Sisgraph, we expect to reduce
project time and also to have a better technical consistency of the project,
even by having on-site technical support."

Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "IESA's
choice of Intergraph software solutions on a project of this magnitude
underscores the value these next-generation solutions offer our customers and
their clients. The choice also reinforces Intergraph's leadership in two
important sectors: the local Brazilian market and the global oil and gas

Intergraph's SmartMarine Enterprise suite is the world's most advanced,
integrated offshore and shipbuilding solution, driving improvements in design
efficiency, production schedule, handover, and overall life-cycle cost control
for enhanced global competitiveness. Intergraph is a world leader in marine
structure design and data management, with SmartMarine Enterprise endorsed and
used by the world's leading offshore and marine companies, including the most
productive shipyard, the top offshore owner operator, the top fabrication
yard, and the top classification society in the world.

Intergraph's SmartPlant Enterprise offers a powerful portfolio of
industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling
companies in the process, power, and marine industries to capture integrated
engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage
needed in today's and tomorrow's market. SmartPlant Enterprise's integrated
suite of solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering
efficiency by up to 30 percent. This is why the majority of plants built
worldwide are designed using Intergraph solutions.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as
the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for
industry according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Industry and
Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016."

About IESA
Founded in March 2005, from the assets and technical heritage of the Oil and
Gas Division of the Holding IESA Projetos, Equipamentos e Montagens S.A., IESA
Oil & Gas is currently one of the most important Brazilian engineering,
construction and assembling industries, with a strong and solid performance in
the market. For more information about IESA, visit

About Sisgraph
Sisgraph markets solutions for Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) in
Brazil and Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) in South
America. Acquired by Hexagon AB – Intergraph's parent company – in 2011,
Sisgraph has been providing Intergraph solutions to Brazil for more than 30
years and has a technical team of more than 150 engineers and specialists with
deep knowledge of Intergraph products, their applications and the markets to
which they are destined. Sisgraph is the market leader in the areas of
geographic information systems, engineering and processes, utilities and
telecom, and public safety. For more information about Sisgraph, visit

About Intergraph
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial
software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and
governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific
software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure
better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower
customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create
intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people
around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and
Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides
enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and
data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I
provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the
public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government,
transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries.
Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's
U.S. federal business.

Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B;, a
leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies
that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and
present data.

For more information, visit

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