January 2018 News & Events
We will be hosting a hospitality event at the upcoming Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference in Norman, Oklahoma. Join us for food and drinks at 6:30pm on Tuesday, February 27th and learn about our new product offerings!
VMG will be an industry sponsor for the Knowledge Forum at the Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference, March 14-16 in Perth, Australia. We will also be demonstrating, presenting and exhibiting at the NERA Technology and Skills Hub on the first day of the conference, and Brent Young will be presenting, From small computers to big data, oil and gas, and beyond, on Friday, March 16.
VMG will also be hosting a Virtual Reality Lab at the 2018 GPA Midstream Convention being held in Dallas, Texas. Join us on Tuesday, April 17th at 7:00pm for our signature cryogenic cocktails and much more!
5th Annual Japan Users Conference
Our 5th Annual Japan User Conference was held in November at the Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall. A wide range of VMG’s current and future software development, including new energy systems such as geothermal power generation, large-scale modeling of refineries, and petrochemical processes was introduced to the attendees. The PIONA technology session on the 2nd day was a huge success with dedicated support and meaningful discussions with our customers.
EBS Successfully Conducted VMGSim Software Training for YASREF
In October, EBS successfully conducted VMGSim Software Training customized for YASREF. Six process engineers attended the hands-on training session that included 3 days of VMGSim software training and 2 days of YASREF VMGSim process models. EBS successfully delivered rigorous steady-state process simulation models for sulfur complex based on VMGSim software. The customized training involved equipment configuration, distillation column modeling, running case studies, and generating project-specific reporting as desired.
EBS is a Middle East Regional Leader in providing Software Solutions and Professional Consultation Services, deploying Process & Business Systems for Energy / Oil & Gas and other industries. EBS is a strategic partner for VMG in the Middle East.
SPE ATCE 2017
Gord Slemko, James van der Lee, and Nick Gorzynski attended the SPE ATCE 2017 event in San Antonio, TX in October. They focused on showing attendees VMGField, our fully integrated reservoir/multi-phase gathering system simulator, and how it can quickly optimize a total field.
Gerald Jacobs, Nick Gorzynski, and Andrew Nathan attended the 9th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference in October to show attendees our soon-to-be-released VMGFlare product along with a sneak peek of VMGSim 11.0. Dewayne Anderson also presented a paper at this event titled: Relief System design breakthrough enhances steady-state rigour; seamlessly integrates dynamics; makes best-practice safety and operability analysis cost-efficient.
Marco Satyro, one of the original founders of VMG, had his life and work honoured at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.