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There are 23 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
P&A
Plug and Abandon

Panorama Digital Command Center
Panorama Digital Command Center, an ADNOC Integrated Operations facility located in the United Arab Emirates

The Panorama Digital Command Center is featured on video here

PCC
Primary Control Center (Santos Ltd acronym)


PDA
Predictive Drilling Analytics (Total (formerly Maersk Oil) acronym)

PDC
Production Center (ConocoPhillips acronym)

PDS
Proximity Detection System is defined by the US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) as a "technology that can stop machine motion and/or send a warning signal to the machine operator when it detects a person or object in the machine’s path"

There are three types of proximity detection:
(1) PVD – Person to Vehicle Detection
(2) VVD – Vehicle to Vehicle Detection
(3) IVD – Infrastructure or Plant to Vehicle Detection

PHD
Production Historian Database (OMV acronym)

Please see SPE technical paper 176485-MS for further technical details

PINTAR
PETRONAS Integrated And Real-time Operations (PETRONAS acronym)

PINTAR is described in the PETRONAS presentations at POSC  (i) here and (ii) here


PLCC
Pipe Line Control Center (Chevron acronym)

The Chevron PLCC is described here

PMC
Project Management Centre (Gazprom Neft acronym)

POA
The BP Plant Operations Advisor analyses more than 150 million data points in real time across 1,200 mission-critical pieces of equipment.

POC
(i) Performance Optimization Center (Shell acronym)

(ii) Production Optimization Centre (a ConocoPhillips acronym)

POG
Production Optimisation Group (Equinor acronym)


PPTO
People, Process, Technology and Organization

Predictive Analytics
Predictive Analytics includes a wide variety of mathematical and statistical techniques such as (i) data mining, (ii) modelling and (iii) machine learning, to analyze real-time, dynamic and static structured and unstructured datasets, in order to make predictions

Priori Analytica defines predictive analytics as the branch of the advanced analyics which is used to make predictions about unknown future events

Prescriptive analytics
Prescriptive analytics is defined by Priori Analytica as the area of analytics dedicated to finding the best course of action for a given situation

Prescriptive analytics is related to both descriptive and predictive analytics

PRODML
PRODuction xML , an Energistics data standard  


PRTVC
PETRONAS Real Time Visualization Center (PETRONAS acronym)

Please see SPE technical paper OTC-26858-MS for further technical details

PWD
pressure while drilling