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StepChange Global Digital and Integrated Operations glossary

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There are 25 names in this directory beginning with the letter O.
O&G
Oil and Gas


OCC
(1) Operational Control Center (Petrobras acronym)

(2) Operations Coordination Center (Saudi Aramco acronym)

(3) Operations Control Center (Sanchez Energy acronym)

OCWR
Overall Control of Well and Riser (Total acronym)

ODATA
Open Data Protocol, an open data exchange protocol from Microsoft that provides RESTful APIs

ODC
Onshore Drilling Center (ConocoPhillips acronym)

See SPE technical papers 84167-MS and 111372-MS for further technical details

ODCP
Operations and Design Challenge Process (StepChange Global acronym)

Please see the relevant StepChange Global web page describing ODCP here

OGA
Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), the UK oil and gas regulator


OGTC
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre is located in Aberdeen, UK.  The OGTC was established in October 2016 with the mission to be the go-to technology centre for the oil and gas industry.

The OGTC has seven solution centres focused upon: (1) Asset Integrity, (2) Wells, (3) Marginal Developments, (4) Decommissioning, (5) Digital Transformation, (6) Subsurface and (7) Net Zero

OI
Operational Intelligence, the ability to analyse information to predict future performance

Please see the StepChange Global page here

OMF
Open Mining Format, an open-source file specification to support data interchange across the entire mining community

The OMF project group is a part of the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG)

OMS
Operations management system (often used in mining operations)

OOC
Onshore Operations Centre (BP, ConocoPhillips and Odfjell Drilling acronym)

OPC
Onshore Project Centre (ConocoPhillips acronym)

Also, see operation centre (OPC), a legacy Hydro (now Equinor) acronym, see SPE technical paper 110399-MS for further details.


OPEC
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Operate by Exception
To Operate by Exception is where you only go to a remote site when you (i) plan a visit or (ii) there is an exception


OSC
Onshore Support Center (Statoil / Equinor acronym)

Please see SPE technical paper 90367-MS for further technical details

OSCC
Onshore Support & Control Center (Exxon acronym)

Please see SPE technical paper OTC-28821-MS for further technical details


OSPAS
Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling (Saudi Aramco acronym)

OSS
Operational Support System (Sanchez Energy acronym)

OTC