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Digital Solutions For Energy Production And Generation Infrastructure

Energy infrastructure is evolving with global investments to support decarbonization, electrification, and energy security. For almost 40 years, Bentley’s solutions drive innovation, optimization, and collaboration for large-scale energy production toward a net-zero future.

FEATURED SOLUTIONS

Enhance dam safety with digital twin technology for timely risk assessment, remote monitoring, and efficient data analysis.

Explore Dam Solutions ❯

Enhance energy production delivery with digital twins, reliable data, and streamlined workflows. 

Explore Energy Asset Integrated Delivery ❯

Accelerating the Energy Transition with Infrastructure Intelligence

Improve Efficiency, Reduce Costs, Lower Risk , Increase Profit

Owners

Optimize Energy Project Delivery and Asset Performance

Bentley helps energy projects and infrastructure owners with flexible cloud-based setups, efficient management, and integrated services to streamline supply chain activities. We support data-driven strategies for lifecycle management while meeting industry standards.

Engineering Firms

Design, Simulate, and Collaborate Effectively

Bentley offers a complete range of tools for energy projects, from analyzing subsurface geoscience to managing design and construction. We have a wide selection of applications that work together seamlessly, ideal for challenging infrastructure projects. We also provide flexible agreements and licenses for engineering firms and contractors to efficiently handle their project pipeline.

Partners

Innovate with High-Value iTwin Solutions and Services

Digital twin services are revolutionizing energy production infrastructure. Domain expert partners leverage the open iTwin Platform, along with venture funding, sponsorship, and strategic partner mechanisms to accelerate time-to-market with access to a global ecosystem of owners, engineering firms, and strategic partners.

Sectors in Energy Production

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Hydrocarbons

During this period of energy transition, hydrocarbons will continue to play a major role in ensuring energy security. Leveraging the best innovation solutions, digital twin technology, and asset performance applications, we can help you digitally transform your hydrocarbon portfolio from well to field to plant, delivering a complete line of sight for your operation across the asset lifecycle.

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Power Generation

In the ongoing energy transition, meeting rising demand requires timely and budget-conscious project completion. Whether in solar, nuclear, wave, or wind energy, we’re equipped to aid you in planning, designing, analyzing, constructing, and operating your infrastructure assets with reliability, security, and collaborative efficiency.

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Low Carbon

With the increasing focus on net-zero targets and sustainability, the digital shift to minimize carbon emissions is gaining traction. We empower you to drive transformation in sectors like geothermal, distributed energy resources (DER), carbon capture, and hydrogen. Our innovative solutions cater to both new greenfield projects and the retrofitting of existing brownfield operations, enabling progress towards environmentally responsible goals.

  • Design
  • Designing Energy Infrastructure

    For climate and net-zero objectives in a dynamic energy landscape, precise design is crucial for both onshore and offshore operations. Your design should be adaptable, transparent, dependable, adaptable to changes, data-focused, and accessible to all stakeholders. Bentley offers smart software to enhance new or existing operations, minimizing the timeline from concept to full production capacity.

    Create Digital Context for Digital Twins Automatically

    Use photographs and/or point clouds to cost effectively produce 3D models of the most challenging existing site conditions, onshore or offshore, for your energy production or generation project.

    Image courtesy of Shell

    Intelligent Engineering and Design

    Enhance projects using integrated, cloud-ready, scalable, and adaptable design applications. Intelligent design prevents expensive problems later on, reducing design duration and project costs.

    Improved Collaboration

    Rely on comprehensive records of design and engineering activities across all disciplines. Boost project efficiency, delivery, and handover for complex projects, and streamline management of large joint ventures involving multiple stakeholders.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Recommended Software and Solutions

    Bentley’s integrated planning and design solutions help energy producers and operators to reduce engineering cycles and deliver critical capital projects on time, safely, and within budget, while adhering to industry standards with cloud-based, scalable, and innovative technology.

    Reality Modeling

    Effortlessly create intricate 3D reality meshes from basic photos or point clouds for your projects. Efficiently handle and enhance imagery, point cloud, and 3D mapping data from diverse origins, extending them into virtual, augmented, or mixed reality environments.

    Intelligent Plant Design

    Generate smart 3D plant models from an intelligent object database. This model serves as a foundation for creating, connecting, and maintaining consistency across 2D drawings, electrical schematics, and reports. Enhance project collaboration, coordination, and accuracy by utilizing interconnected 3D layouts and electrical drawings, which minimize errors and rework.

    Digital Twins

    Combine disparate engineering data created by diverse design applications into a federated environment with no disruption to your current applications or processes. Use digital twins across the whole lifecycle of the operation by incorporating reality, geospatial, Internet of Things, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other operational data for a single view of the truth.

  • Analysis
  • Analysis of Energy Infrastructure

    Integrated analysis and simulation applications can help you make data-driven decisions that support surface, subsurface, wave, wind, soil, and other environmental challenges to better support future production and energy generation.

    Prepare for Every Scenario

    Enhance structure integrity through a range of simulated scenarios and tests against different elements like waves, water, wind, soil, and geology. This assessment evaluates long-term durability and stress. Guarantee reliability, mitigate safety worries, and optimize financial investments.

    Image courtesy of TPC Changhua Offshore Wind Farm Phase 2 Project

    Multidiscipline Design

    Boost efficiency in your cross-disciplinary teams for designing and engineering offshore structures—whether they are aboveground, belowground, or above/below water.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Recommended Software and Solutions

    Make informed choices through current information, combined analysis, and design, all within collaborative cross-disciplinary setups. Align projects with up-to-date codes and regulations, simplify electrical system design with contemporary engineering guidelines, and integrate with ERP for optimal engineering design and cost-effectiveness.

    Offshore Wind Analysis

    Investigate design options, forecast performance, and achieve secure, budget-friendly offshore wind farm projects for both stationary and floating structures. Conduct thorough structural analysis on support systems, factoring in load interactions from waves, wind turbines, and mooring lines.

    Geothermal and District Energy Analysis

    Connect the built world aboveground with the hidden world below it. Integrate with geology, geophysics, and model management solutions for smooth, connected workflows. Conquer the most common and complex geotechnical challenges with confidence, such as analyzing slope stability, groundwater flow, and heat and mass transfer in soil and rock.

    Structural Analysis

    An all-inclusive structural modeling, analysis, and simulation platform empowers you to craft offshore structures capable of withstanding wave, wind, current, and seismic loads. Guarantee safety and longevity throughout the lifespan of your upcoming offshore endeavor.

  • Construction
  • Construction of Energy Infrastructure

    Seamlessly bridge field-to-office operations, enhancing visibility, predictability, and productivity in your construction projects. This approach ensures successful project delivery across design, pre-bid, execution, and handover stages.

    Courtesy of MCC Capital Engineering and Research

    Improve Construction Planning

    Build and review the asset virtually to identify potential constraints or issues. Resolve plant construction issues before they cost you time and money in the field. Compare planned schedules versus the actual schedule, reduce on-site visits, and monitor and track progress.

    Enable Collaboration for Better Results

    Advance coordination with the supply chain and stakeholders to keep the project on schedule. Improve safety and enable first-time-right construction. Close communication gaps between the field and office with shared access to site reports, issues, and safety observations to speed decisions.

    Centralize Construction Management

    Simplify and cost-effectively oversee personnel, materials, and equipment. Visualize real-time construction data in 2D, 3D, and 4D to closely monitor project progress and facilitate swift data-informed choices.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Recommended Software and Solutions

    Bentley provides a comprehensive construction management solution encompassing project planning, scheduling, resources, contracts, budgets, and execution. This solution empowers construction companies to enhance project data utilization for optimized decision-making, resource allocation, and project profitability across the entire lifecycle.

    Construction Software

    Get all your infrastructure construction management in one place, so that you can plan and better manage people, materials, and equipment easily and affordably.

  • Operations
  • Energy Production Operations & Maintenance

    Guarantee dependability by proactively managing the entire lifecycle of your operation’s assets. Whether your assets are new or aging, implement efficient strategies in asset performance management, analytics, and information handling to ensure safety, profitability, and risk reduction, while extending their operational lifespan.

    Image courtesy of OQ Upstream

    Improve Asset Performance

    Comprehend equipment performance within your asset portfolio. Develop insightful inspection and maintenance strategies, continuously assess and enhance their effectiveness using a risk-based approach, and ultimately extend asset life through careful planning and execution.

    Image courtesy of Vedanta Cairn

    Discover Operational Insights

    Use data from across your organization and perform analytics with machine learning and artificial intelligence to discover hidden insights and opportunities. Enhance decision-making to maximize efficiency, recognize opportunity, drive profitability, and minimize business risks.

    Ensure Accurate Information

    Manage and control all tags, equipment, documents, and other information connected to your portfolio of assets throughout the lifecycle, with capabilities including asset naming, attribution, change history, information on relationships between assets, location tracking, and how assets are connected.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Recommended Software and Solutions

    Bentley’s asset performance software provides a suite of applications for optimizing energy assets and maximizing uptime. These solutions cater to maintenance engineers, inspectors, and asset managers, our solutions leverage the data owned by organizations to mitigate risk, increase operational efficiency, improve performance, and ensure regulatory compliance.

    Software for Asset Performance

    Ensure predictability with reliability strategy and risk-based analysis, data management, and decision support. Optimize maintenance strategies for safety and compliance.

    Software for Monitoring and Inspection

    Simplify access to data on hard-to-inspect or remote operations. By utilizing technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics, you can build a digital twin that automatically detects issues.

    Software for Business Intelligence

    Visualize data from multiple third-party systems including point cloud data, imagery, texture 3D mesh, and traditional GIS and engineering data to develop a comprehensive view for analysis and action.

Designing Energy Infrastructure

For climate and net-zero objectives in a dynamic energy landscape, precise design is crucial for both onshore and offshore operations. Your design should be adaptable, transparent, dependable, adaptable to changes, data-focused, and accessible to all stakeholders. Bentley offers smart software to enhance new or existing operations, minimizing the timeline from concept to full production capacity.

Create Digital Context for Digital Twins Automatically

Use photographs and/or point clouds to cost effectively produce 3D models of the most challenging existing site conditions, onshore or offshore, for your energy production or generation project.

Image courtesy of Shell

Intelligent Engineering and Design

Enhance projects using integrated, cloud-ready, scalable, and adaptable design applications. Intelligent design prevents expensive problems later on, reducing design duration and project costs.

Improved Collaboration

Rely on comprehensive records of design and engineering activities across all disciplines. Boost project efficiency, delivery, and handover for complex projects, and streamline management of large joint ventures involving multiple stakeholders.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Recommended Software and Solutions

Bentley’s integrated planning and design solutions help energy producers and operators to reduce engineering cycles and deliver critical capital projects on time, safely, and within budget, while adhering to industry standards with cloud-based, scalable, and innovative technology.

Reality Modeling

Effortlessly create intricate 3D reality meshes from basic photos or point clouds for your projects. Efficiently handle and enhance imagery, point cloud, and 3D mapping data from diverse origins, extending them into virtual, augmented, or mixed reality environments.

Intelligent Plant Design

Generate smart 3D plant models from an intelligent object database. This model serves as a foundation for creating, connecting, and maintaining consistency across 2D drawings, electrical schematics, and reports. Enhance project collaboration, coordination, and accuracy by utilizing interconnected 3D layouts and electrical drawings, which minimize errors and rework.

Digital Twins

Combine disparate engineering data created by diverse design applications into a federated environment with no disruption to your current applications or processes. Use digital twins across the whole lifecycle of the operation by incorporating reality, geospatial, Internet of Things, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other operational data for a single view of the truth.

Analysis of Energy Infrastructure

Integrated analysis and simulation applications can help you make data-driven decisions that support surface, subsurface, wave, wind, soil, and other environmental challenges to better support future production and energy generation.

Prepare for Every Scenario

Enhance structure integrity through a range of simulated scenarios and tests against different elements like waves, water, wind, soil, and geology. This assessment evaluates long-term durability and stress. Guarantee reliability, mitigate safety worries, and optimize financial investments.

Image courtesy of TPC Changhua Offshore Wind Farm Phase 2 Project

Multidiscipline Design

Boost efficiency in your cross-disciplinary teams for designing and engineering offshore structures—whether they are aboveground, belowground, or above/below water.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Recommended Software and Solutions

Make informed choices through current information, combined analysis, and design, all within collaborative cross-disciplinary setups. Align projects with up-to-date codes and regulations, simplify electrical system design with contemporary engineering guidelines, and integrate with ERP for optimal engineering design and cost-effectiveness.

Offshore Wind Analysis

Investigate design options, forecast performance, and achieve secure, budget-friendly offshore wind farm projects for both stationary and floating structures. Conduct thorough structural analysis on support systems, factoring in load interactions from waves, wind turbines, and mooring lines.

Geothermal and District Energy Analysis

Connect the built world aboveground with the hidden world below it. Integrate with geology, geophysics, and model management solutions for smooth, connected workflows. Conquer the most common and complex geotechnical challenges with confidence, such as analyzing slope stability, groundwater flow, and heat and mass transfer in soil and rock.

Structural Analysis

An all-inclusive structural modeling, analysis, and simulation platform empowers you to craft offshore structures capable of withstanding wave, wind, current, and seismic loads. Guarantee safety and longevity throughout the lifespan of your upcoming offshore endeavor.

Construction of Energy Infrastructure

Seamlessly bridge field-to-office operations, enhancing visibility, predictability, and productivity in your construction projects. This approach ensures successful project delivery across design, pre-bid, execution, and handover stages.

Courtesy of MCC Capital Engineering and Research

Improve Construction Planning

Build and review the asset virtually to identify potential constraints or issues. Resolve plant construction issues before they cost you time and money in the field. Compare planned schedules versus the actual schedule, reduce on-site visits, and monitor and track progress.

Enable Collaboration for Better Results

Advance coordination with the supply chain and stakeholders to keep the project on schedule. Improve safety and enable first-time-right construction. Close communication gaps between the field and office with shared access to site reports, issues, and safety observations to speed decisions.

Centralize Construction Management

Simplify and cost-effectively oversee personnel, materials, and equipment. Visualize real-time construction data in 2D, 3D, and 4D to closely monitor project progress and facilitate swift data-informed choices.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Recommended Software and Solutions

Bentley provides a comprehensive construction management solution encompassing project planning, scheduling, resources, contracts, budgets, and execution. This solution empowers construction companies to enhance project data utilization for optimized decision-making, resource allocation, and project profitability across the entire lifecycle.

Construction Software

Get all your infrastructure construction management in one place, so that you can plan and better manage people, materials, and equipment easily and affordably.

Energy Production Operations & Maintenance

Guarantee dependability by proactively managing the entire lifecycle of your operation’s assets. Whether your assets are new or aging, implement efficient strategies in asset performance management, analytics, and information handling to ensure safety, profitability, and risk reduction, while extending their operational lifespan.

Image courtesy of OQ Upstream

Improve Asset Performance

Comprehend equipment performance within your asset portfolio. Develop insightful inspection and maintenance strategies, continuously assess and enhance their effectiveness using a risk-based approach, and ultimately extend asset life through careful planning and execution.

Image courtesy of Vedanta Cairn

Discover Operational Insights

Use data from across your organization and perform analytics with machine learning and artificial intelligence to discover hidden insights and opportunities. Enhance decision-making to maximize efficiency, recognize opportunity, drive profitability, and minimize business risks.

Ensure Accurate Information

Manage and control all tags, equipment, documents, and other information connected to your portfolio of assets throughout the lifecycle, with capabilities including asset naming, attribution, change history, information on relationships between assets, location tracking, and how assets are connected.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Recommended Software and Solutions

Bentley’s asset performance software provides a suite of applications for optimizing energy assets and maximizing uptime. These solutions cater to maintenance engineers, inspectors, and asset managers, our solutions leverage the data owned by organizations to mitigate risk, increase operational efficiency, improve performance, and ensure regulatory compliance.

Software for Asset Performance

Ensure predictability with reliability strategy and risk-based analysis, data management, and decision support. Optimize maintenance strategies for safety and compliance.

Software for Monitoring and Inspection

Simplify access to data on hard-to-inspect or remote operations. By utilizing technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics, you can build a digital twin that automatically detects issues.

Software for Business Intelligence

Visualize data from multiple third-party systems including point cloud data, imagery, texture 3D mesh, and traditional GIS and engineering data to develop a comprehensive view for analysis and action.

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