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Arion and Cognite Partner to Advance the Digital Enablement of Engineering & Modifications Programs


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Focus will be on reliable digital twin solutions that optimize the ongoing management of industrial facilities 

Houston, TX – Arion, a Houston based Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) firm in the energy sector, today announced a strategic partnership with Cognite, a global industrial SaaS company that supports the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries, to provide reliable digital twin solutions that optimize the ongoing management of industrial facilities.

 This partnership delivers a low cost digital transformation process that provides industrial organizations with assurance that their digital twin is optimized, with real-time representation of their industrial reality.  Cognite Data Fusion™, the leading open Industrial Data Operations platform, facilitates AI workflows and data flows between IT and OT systems, giving industrial facilities timely and accurate data. When combined with Arion’s deep experience in facility design, this alliance will help reduce cost and labor that can be associated with Digital Twins.

“Arion is excited to partner with Cognite in providing cutting edge, long-term asset maintenance solutions for projects and programs with data handover that is sustainable and updatable, delivering lasting value to our clients”, said Josh Menk, Delivery Systems and Innovations Manager for Arion. “By integrating Cognite Data Fusion into Arion’s best-in-class engineering services, we will be able to extend additional strategic value to our current and future clients.”

Client benefits will include: 

  • Reduced engineering and design hours to deliver brownfield modification designs and work packs
  • Real-time access to information to de-risk modification projects
  • Easy access to historical vendor information including datasheets, flow sheets, and arrangement drawings to reduce time-cost of  searching for data, as well reduce site visits for the engineering and design team
  • A framework for true remote engineering support to coordinate with onsite asset facility management
  • Long-term change control to ensure digital twins are maintained as facilities are updated

“We believe the strongest end-to-end solutions require collaboration. We are thrilled to collaborate with Arion to make data more accessible and meaningful for engineering and operations teams, and unlock additional value for the entire life cycle of operations,” said Trygve Rønningen, Group COO & EVP Operations for Cognite North America.

About Arion
Arion, located in Houston, is a full service multi-discipline engineering and design firm serving the Oil & Gas industry. Arion boasts a wide range of project experience supporting onshore and offshore assets in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors. For more information, visit arionblue.com/newsroom/cognite or contact Josh Menk at Arion.

About Cognite
Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion™, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. 

Visit us at www.cognite.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Press Contact - Arion

Dovie Crouse

VP Corporate Services


Press contact - Cognite
Michelle Holford
Global PR Lead - Cognite

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