JORD Project

JORD (Joint Operational Reference Data) is a joint initiative of PCA & FIATECH which aims ...

... to create a stable, scalable and commercially-viable operation
... of the ISO15926 reference data system and associated services
.

PCA and FIATECH invite members and non-members ...

... anyone who recognizes that their adoption of ISO15926 depends on shared reference data,
... to support this joint initiative to enhance operational reference data services
.

With acknowledgements to committed JORD participants contributing funding and direction to the project:

  • Full sponsors : EPIM, RosEnergoAtom, Black & Veatch, CCC, Hatch and VNIIAES
  • Supplementary subscribers : Woodside, Dow, Bechtel and Emerson

Additional funding is still required to achieve the scope of Phase2 before the self-sustaining operation of Phase3 can be realised. For additional project participation information contact:

STATUS TIMELINE

  • 6th July 2014 - The final report is available in the Project Internal Pages.
  • 6th July 2014 - Project C & D documents are available in the Project Internal Pages.
  • 30th Jan 2014 - JORD ID Spec (v5.4) update published (now on SVN) (.docx .pdf)
  • 6th Nov 2013 - JORD ID Specification (v5.1) update published.
  • 8th Feb 2013 - JORD 2013 Project Status Update published.
  • 30th Jan 2013 - Requirements workshops for end-user / domain-expert RDL User tools.
  • 23rd Jan 2013 - JORD ID Specification (v4.1) agreed for Phase 2 implementation.
  • 8th Jan 2013 - Requirements workshops for RDL Expert Management Tools and Technology.
  • 5th Dec 2012 - JORD Phase 2 Plan sufficiently resourced and scheduled to release 2013 activities.
  • 29th Nov 2012 - The RDS V2 Endpoint becomes the (pre-production) PCA-supported version.
  • 26th Oct 2012 - iRING branding announced for all joint 15926 / RDS work (including JORD).
  • 12th Oct 2012 - Spreadsheet version of Checklist v8 from JORD Compliance Specification.
  • 2nd Oct 2012 - JORD Mapping Methodology v2 (Phase 1 Final Update) published.
  • 28th Jul 2012 - JORD Compliance Specification published.
  • 27th Jul 2012 - JORD RDS Endpoint V2 goes live for evaluation with Sandbox hosting and update capability.
  • 3rd Jul 2012 - Execution Phase 2 kick-off - Scalable Platform and Organisation.
  • 3rd Jun 2012 - Consolidated Deliverables Scope and Milestones published for Phase 2.
  • 7th Mar 2012 - JORD ID Specification (v4) published.
  • 18th Jan 2012 - JORD Industrial Usage & Mapping Methodology published.
  • 18th Jan 2012 - JORD Endpoint Documentation published.
  • 10th Jan 2012 - JORD-2012-Update published with Key Business Needs FAQ.
  • 2nd Jan 2012 - Internal release of first version of the JORD Mapping Methodology.
  • 2nd Oct 2011 - Terms established for new non-Charter Member participation, and JORD-2011-Flyer published.
  • 15th Sept 2011 - First version of the JORD RDS End-Point goes live for evaluation.
  • 1st Sep 2011 - Deadline for JORD Charter Member funding commitment. Committed Charter Members are full sponsors - BP, EPIM, RosEnergoAtom, Black & Veatch, CCC, Hatch and VNIIAES and supplementary subscribers - Woodside and Bechtel.
  • 6th Jul 2011 - Second Management Review and monthly thereafter (On-Line).
  • 9th Jun 2011 - First interested parties Management Review of early deliverables (Oslo).
  • 4th May 2011 - Execution Phase 1 Kick-Off with all parties expressing interest (London).
    • (Over 20 companies expressing interest, including 6 Owner-Operators and 9 Contractors.)
  • 24th Feb 2011 - PCA & FIATECH board-level agreement to proceed with project execution (Houston).
  • Dec 2010 - Prospectus issued to all members and posted publicly.
  • Aug 2010 - Phase F completed.
  • Feb 2010 - Phase F (front-end planning and business model deliverables) started.
  • Feb 2010 - Joint PCA & FIATECH public announcement of the JORD Project.
  • Sep 2009 - Collaborative initiative by PCA & FIATECH to define a joint project.
  • Jun 2009 - Individual PCA and FIATECH initiatives to address the challenge of enhanced reference data services demanded by the exponential growth in IDS/ADI, iRINGTools and many other ISO15926 projects.

EARLIER DELIVERABLES

Agreed priority deliverables for Phase 1 Execution were listed here: Phase1Deliverables

2010 deliverables from Phase F included the JORD Prospectus and JORD Business Definition for the execution phase starting in 2011. For the invitation for funding of JORD project execution refer to the on-line copy of the orginal 2010 JORD Invitation & JORD Prospectus.

PHASE F ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Funding for Phase F (Front-End Definition) was provided equally ...

  • 50% by all PCA Members subscriptions generally, and
  • 50% by contributions from specific FIATECH members individually
    • namely: Aspentech, AVEVA, Bechtel, Bentley, CCC, CH2M HILL, Dow, Fluor, Intergraph and Shaw.

Note that the full JORD Project & Business Definition deliverable from Phase F is available on request to interested parties.

For a description of the front-end definition Phase-F, refer to Phase F 2010 final status and earlier mid-term-report.

For the original Feb 2010 JORD press release refer to JORD2010Announcement

During Phase F, the project steering committee comprised:

  • Nils Sandsmark (PCA General Manager),
  • Ric Jackson / Ray Topping (FIATECH Director),
  • Robin Benjamins (Bechtel & PCA Board),
  • Frank Matthewson (Bechtel & FIATECH Board),
  • Jann Slettebak (Aker Solutions & PCA Board),
  • Andy McBrien (Aspentech & FIATECH Member).
  • Ian Glendinning (Project Manager)

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