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Shell Achieves Milestone: Expands AI Predictive Maintenance to 10,000 Assets Using C3 AI | national company

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 8, 2022–

C3 AI (NYSE:AI), the enterprise AI software company, today announced that Shell has expanded its predictive maintenance program, powered by C3 AI technology, to monitor and service more than 10,000 pieces of equipment in upstream, manufacturing and integrated gas assets. across its global asset base – one of the largest such deployments in the energy sector. AI predictive maintenance enables Shell to identify equipment degradation and failures before they occur, enabling operators to take proactive action and avoid costly unplanned downtime, disruptions in production and potential risks to the environment and human safety. Monitored equipment includes control valves, pumps, compressors and other critical components.

“Shell’s deployment of AI predictive maintenance globally is an impressive achievement, delivering significant economic, environmental and human safety benefits,” said Thomas M. Siebel, CEO of C3 AI. “We are extremely proud to have helped Shell achieve this milestone, made possible by the combination of Shell’s extensive operational expertise and C3 AI’s advanced AI software. We look forward to continuing to work with Shell to further evolve AI across their business. »

“Monitoring 10,000 critical pieces of equipment with AI-based predictive maintenance is a major milestone for Shell – an ambitious goal we set for 2021 and successfully achieved,” said Dan Jeavoirs, vice-president. President of Computational Science and Digital Innovation at Shell. “We have an exceptionally talented team to thank for this achievement, as well as partners like C3 AI, whose technology has helped us achieve this level of scale in our predictive maintenance program.”

The ability to monitor more than 10,000 devices relies on a technical infrastructure that:

  • Supports global deployment across Shell’s upstream, downstream and integrated gas assets
  • Ingests 20 billion rows of data every week from over 3 million sensors
  • Train, tune, and run nearly 11,000 machine learning models in production
  • Makes over 15 million predictions every day

Shell plans to ramp up its predictive maintenance program this year. Shell is also exploring other use cases for the C3 AI suite, including asset integrity, production optimization, system optimization, security and sustainability. In June 2021, Shell and C3 AI announced a five-year renewal of their strategic agreement to accelerate the deployment of enterprise AI and ML applications on the C3 AI suite in Shell.

To benefit the entire energy industry, Shell has commercialized its AI predictive maintenance applications built with C3 AI software. The solutions are available to the general market through the Open Energy AI (OAI) initiative, an open ecosystem with the goal of advancing the use and adoption of AI in the energy sector, of which Shell, C3 AI, Baker Hughes and Microsoft are founding members.

Learn more about Shell’s predictive maintenance program and the availability of its solutions on the OAI site.

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PUBLISHED: 08/03/2022 09:00/DISC: 08/03/2022 09:02

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