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BILL ELLSWORTH

UT16057: A Natural Gas Company’s Journey from 2D to 3D and Beyond

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Understand the steps involved in implementing AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Learn how to identify the correct resources to ensure success
  • See how a BIM project lifecycle is implemented and utilized in the natural gas industry
  • Learn how applications like AutoCAD P&ID, Navisworks, and BIM 360 Glue work

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

This presentation will walk you through the journey a natural gas company took implementing AutoCAD Plant 3D plant design software. We will examine the various steps involving your reseller—Autodesk Consultants—along with internal IT resources to better ensure a successful implementation. We will show you a specific pilot project and its journey through a Building Information Modeling (BIM) project life cycle. We will also touch on some additional applications—like AutoCAD P&ID software, Navisworks software, and BIM 360 Glue software—which enhanced our BIM project life cycle. This session features AutoCAD Plant 3D and AutoCAD Plant 3D.

Target Audience

Target Audience

CAD managers and advanced users with CAD management responsibilities.

Speakers

Speakers

BILL ELLSWORTH

William Ellsworth is the CAD design manager for EQT Corporation, a natural gas production and midstream company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He manages a team of piping, mechanical, and electrical designers, along with 3D and document control administrators. Ellsworth provides overall guidance for EQT Midstream’s design engineering software, including AutoCAD Plant 3D software, AutoCAD P&ID software, Navisworks software, AutoCAD Civil 3D software, and Vault software. He has 23 years of experience as an instrumentation and controls designer, and a 2D CAD systems and advanced engineering tools leader. Ellsworth was a member of the Plant Standards Panel during the 2012 Bentley LEARNing Conference. He helped the audience understand how a standard like ISO 15936 is beneficial to standard-based workflows and how DuPont is utilizing these standards. Bentley published “DuPont Standardizes on Bentley OpenPlant Based on Results of Rigorous Six Sigma Evaluation Process” in which William was noted.

Carlos Caminos

Carlos Caminos is the 3D administrator for EQT Midstream Partners in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He provides technical support and training to a staff of over 60 professionals in Pittsburgh, and throughout the company’s other locations in Kentucky, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Caminos is an Autodesk Inventor Certified Professional, and he has been using AutoCAD software for 20 years. Other software that he utilizes includes Plant Design Suite and Vault Professional software. His experience is widely varied and includes real-world application of Autodesk, Inc., products in the architecture, engineering, construction, and manufacturing industries.

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Published

  • 2016
  • UT16057
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • AutoCAD Plant 3D

Industries

  • Oil & Gas
  • Engineering Service Providers

Topics

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • CAD Management and IT