On Tuesday, Shares of BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP), included 0.41% and shut at $34.54 inside the end purchasing and offering session. The last exchanging scope of the stock ranges amongst $34.26 and $34.65. BP (BP) and GE (GE) recently declared the start-up of Plant Operations Advisor (POA), a new digital solution designed to improve the efficiency, reliability and safety of BP’s oil and gas production operations. Plant Operations Advisor is already assisting BP manage the performance of one of its platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and, subject to a successful pilot, it will be deployed next year to other BP facilities around the world.
The tool, built on GE’s Predix operating system, was created as part of a development partnership the two companies declared in January.
“BP gravitates toward new technologies, especially digital, and that makes working with them particularly exciting,” said Lorenzo Simonelli, president and CEO, GE Oil & Gas. “We are taking a big step forward together during this time of digital transformation, deploying what we’ve co-created over the past year to drive the kind of productivity improvements that the oil and gas industry needs. The global deployment is expected to be the leading-scale deployment of GE’s Predixpowered APM technology to date.”
Shares of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO), added 0.82% and shut at $64.21 inside the last exchanging session. The rest of the purchasing and offering scope of the stock levels among $63.80 and $64.40. The association’s commercial center capitalization is $127.06 Billion with the general uncommon loads of 1.95 billion. Altria Group, Inc., through its auxiliaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes mainly under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal and Husky, and Marlboro Snus brand names. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, in addition to Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services mainly in aircraft, railcar, electric power, real estate, and manufacturing industries.