BHGE and C3.ai Announce Release of First AI Application - BHC3 Reliability

By Michael Guilfoyle

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Acquisition or Partnership

Baker Hughes, a GE company and C3.ai announced the launch of BHC3 Reliability, the first artificial intelligence (AI) software application developed by the BakerHughesC3.ai joint venture.

Unveiled at BHGE’s annual digital conference, UNIFY2019, the now generally available application uses deep learning predictive models, natural language processing, and machine vision to continuously aggregate data from plant-wide sensor networks, enterprise systems, maintenance notes, and piping and instrumentation schematics.  Using historical and real-time data from entire systems, the BHC3 Reliability machine learning models identify anomalous conditions that lead to equipment failure and process upsets.  Application alerts enable proactive action by operators to reduce downtime and lost revenue.

Applicable to operations across all sectors of the energy value chain, BHC3 Reliability’s system-of-systems approach scales to any number of assets and processes across offshore and onshore platforms, compressor stations, refineries, and petrochemical plants, reducing downtime and increasing productivity.

The AI-enabled BHC3 Reliability application, powered by the BHC3 AI Suite, draws on BHGE’s domain expertise by augmenting application alerts with failure prevention recommendations and prescriptive actions.

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