Interica today announced that it has partnered with Cegal ( to integrate Blueback Project Tracker with Interica’s PARS® E&P Application Aware Project Archiving and Retrieval solution. This relationship further demonstrates Interica’s desire to respond to client needs as E&P application portfolios continue to develop.

Interica enhances its support for the Petrel E&P software platform through dynamic integration with Cegal’s Blueback Project Tracker, the industry leading solution for tracking and monitoring projects from all Petrel* users. Blueback Project Tracker provides data managers with tools to maintain order and structure of the Petrel project files and data on various networks.

PARS users will now be able to leverage the captured results from Blueback Project Tracker’s advanced project scanning capabilities. This information will be aggregated with PARS wider application management facilities and stored as meta-data with the Petrel projects at the point of archive, enabling improved search and identification of these business critical datasets.

Interica’s PARS (Project Archive and Retrieval System) is an advanced archiving solution that allows E&P companies to manage complex digital content for long term knowledge retention, compliance and storage management. PARS has been used extensively by Oil and Gas Companies to archive data for the last 20 years. PARS is also applicable to non E&P applications, for use in other parts of the business or in other industries.

“The power of PARS archiving lies in its ability to interface with the leading E&P applications used by E&P specialists around the world today,” said Simon Kendall, CEO at Interica. “As Petrel continues to grow within our sector the integration with Blueback Project Tracker provides our clients with improved and efficient ways to manage their Petrel landscape.”

“The integration of PARS with Blueback Project Tracker allows our users to get even more value from their investments in the Blueback Project Tracker product.” said Ketil Waagbø, Software Portfolio Manager for data management products at Cegal. “The products are complementary to each other and will provide our common customers full life cycle control of their Petrel projects.”

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About Interica

Interica has provided sophisticated information management software and consultancy services to blue chip customers in Oil & Gas for over 20 years. Their range of expertly developed E&P technology solutions and services includes; PARS® for long term project archiving, SmartMove® for Tiered Storage Management, IDS for Tape Management and Virtualisation and Project Resource Manager™ for discovery, analysis, and reporting on how E&P project files are used and stored. These products are currently installed in over 200 locations worldwide.

About Cegal

Cegal is a leading provider of Geoscience and IT solutions to the global oil and gas industry – a company located in Stavanger, Oslo, London, Aberdeen, Thurso, Dubai, Houston and Calgary. We are more than 340 employees, of which more than 50 are highly skilled geoscientists. This unique combination of IT and geoscience domain expertise puts us in an excellent position to fill the gap between IT and E&P. The offering to the market is substantial and includes IT outsourcing, cloud services and software solutions for the Petrel software platform.

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* Petrel is a Trademark of Schlumberger

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