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  • September 2022 - WiseTools is pleased to announce the sale of INView and INAPI to LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.  It is a multinational company incorporated in the Netherlands with U.S. operations headquartered in Houston, Texas, and offices in London, UK.
     

  • July 2022 - WiseTools released INP&ID v3.1.x.  This new release takes integrating your P&ID drawing data with your SPI data and document management system to the next level.  It includes new reports and audits, many new entity hotlinks including external documents, SPI associated documents, photos, uncontrolled document watermark on downloaded P&ID pdf drawings, an option to open equipment in the 3D model and more.  Read more about this version.
     

  • June 2022 - WiseTools released INView 9.2.x.  This version brings more functionality than ever before to ensure you accomplish your tasks more quickly and effectively. INView v9.2is now a 64-bit application that provides many new hotlinks to view entity related data and documents and integrates INView with INP&ID to open and view P&ID drawings when INP&ID is installed. Additionally, we have significantly improved our conventional and Foundation Fieldbus loop drawings. Read more about this release.
     

  • March 2022 - WiseTools released INP&ID© v2.3.x.  Using a simple and intuitive graphical user interface on a PC or a tablet, INP&ID is a web application that integrates CAD and SPPID P&ID drawings with SPI instrumentation data and related entity documents from SPI and your document management system.  Read more about this application.
     

  • December 2021 - WiseTools released INAuditPro© v4.1.x.  This release includes upgrades to the server requirements.  New reports have been added to DB Integrity, Project Pre-Merge & Engineering &As-Built.  Read more about this version.
     

  • December 2021 - WiseTools released INView© v9.1.x. This release includes Process Data in the Instrument properties window, new functionality when batch printing datasheet and panel strip reports, new hook-up and loop browsers, and more hotlinks between INView and INP&ID.  Read more about this version.
     

  • July 2021 -  WiseTools released INAuditPro© v3.6.x.  This release includes the ability to view related datasheets from the excel audit reports using INView API.  Several new reports have been added to Statistics-Engineering &As-Built, Engineering & As-Bult, Project Pre-Merge and Project Statistics. Read more about this version.

    July 2021 - WiseTools released INP&ID© v2.1.x, a cost-effective solution to integrate your P&IDs, instrumentation data and document management system.  Uses a simplified P&ID drawing interface to search and retrieve related data and documents.  Compatible with CAD or SPPID drawings on a PC or mobile tablet.  Read more about this version.
     

  • March 2021 - WiseTools is pleased to announce the release of INDigital© v8.2.  INDigital© is a new WiseTools utility that enables the user to quickly and easily map SPI data and normalize datasheet user-defined fields. Data can be extracted by datasheet, process function or a single all-inclusive data dump as required to suit the digital twin.
     

  • March 2021 - WiseTools released INView© v8.2.34. This release includes added support for datasheet graphics defined in SPI, fixes to existing reports and the INView API (originally called External Link) modified tag search rules for more accurate results.  Read more about INView updates and changes.
     

  • January 2021 - INAuditPro© v3.5.28 for auditing SmartPlant Instrumentation databases.  This release includes new reports and several modifications, fixes and improvements to the INAuditPro Modules.  Read more about INAuditPro updates and changes...
     

  • January 2021 - INView© v8.2.30.  This new release of INView© includes some report modifications, a new external document interface and external documents were  modified to show documents on a file server with file extensions other than PDF.
     

  • September 2020 - WiseTools is pleased to announce the release of INAuditPro© v3.5.21 for auditing SmartPlant Instrumentation databases.  This release includes new reports, modified reports and fixes.  Read more about INAuditPro updates and changes...
     

  • August 2020 - WiseTools announces the release of INView© v8.  INView©  v8 takes our legacy product INView© v7 to the next level;  mobile-enabled, new user interface, Global Search has been updated to include instrument tags, datasheets, loops, panels and segments.  The user can view more properties, all SPI user-defined tables and SPI user-defined fields, SPI documents and externally saved documents including instrument tag and panel photos.  Read more about INView v8...
     

  • April 2020 - WiseTools announces a new release of INView© v7.  This release has been improved, in part, with input from our users.  

  • September 2019 - WiseTools discontinues support for INAudit© effective January 2020.  INAuditPro© v3.5.x replaces INAudit©, a substantially enhanced instrumentation audit software includes many new reports, improved existing reports, and a new user interface.  Read about INView v7...
     

  • June 2019 – Chevron Pascagoula leases WiseTools' mobile app INWalkdown© to perform walk-downs on the old part of the plant.
     

  • January 2019 - WiseTools announces the release of INAuditPro© for auditing SmartPlant Instrumentation Databases.  Read about INAuditPro...
     

  • January 2018 - WiseTools is pleased to announce the release of INView© v7.  This version includes several new features; External Documents, External Links and a new Alarms and Trips Browser.  
     

  • September 2016 – Northwest Redwater Partnership Ltd. uses WiseTools’ mobile app INLoopCheck© to perform 15,000 paperless loop checks.

Archived
  • July 2016 - Motiva Enterprises, a leading refiner, distributor and marketer of fuels has purchased INView© for use at their US refineries.
     

  • June 2016 - WiseTools is pleased to announce that we are now in Africa.  Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (Chevron), Chevron’s wholly-owned operating unit in Luanda, Angola, joins its Chevron counterparts in Canada, the United States (Houston, Concord, El Segundo, Pascagoula and Salt Lake City), Kazakhstan and Thailand with its purchase of INView and INAudit.  INView is an intuitive cost-effective browser interface that provides view-only access to instrumentation data. INAudit interrogates the instrumentation data and generates reports highlighting discrepancies in the data.
     

  • January 2016 - WiseTools announces North West Redwater Partnership to use INLoop Check© on the Sturgeon refinery project. 
     

  • September 2015 - WiseTools releases updated INAudit© v6.5 and INAConfig© v6.2.7.
     

  • May 2015 - WiseTools releases INView Anywhere© v1.1; its first mobile app for viewing plant instrumentation.
     

  • May 2015 - WiseTools releases INView© v6.5 and INVConfig© v6.5; INView now generates live loop drawings.
     

  • June 2013 - SHELL GLOBAL purchases INView© and INAudit© SHELL GLOBAL purchases INView© and INAudit©, part of the WiseTools Productivity Suite, for their world-wide UPSTREAM operations.
     

  • April 2013 - SHELL GLOBAL purchases INView© and INAudit© SHELL GLOBAL purchases INView© and INAudit©, part of the WiseTools Productivity Suite, for their world-wide DOWNSTREAM operations.
     

  • December 2012 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of INView© to BP ARCO, USA.
     

  • November 2012 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the purchase of INFront© by ConocoPhillips, Canada.
     

  • October 2012 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of INFront© to North West Redwater Partnership.
     

  • February 2012 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the purchase of INView© by North West Redwater Partnership.
     

  • January 2012 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the purchase of INAudit© by North West Redwater Partnership.
     

  • July 2011 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of INSpec Editor© to North West Redwater Partnership for their SPI Engineering databases to be used during the EDS phase by all EPCs.
     

  • June 2010 - WiseTools Inc. is pleased to announce the purchase of INAudit© (Owner Operator/AsBuilt) by ExxonMobil.
     

  • June 2010 - Chevron purchases INView© and INAudit© for two USA plants.
     

  • March 4, 2010 - Brazil's national oil company, Petrobras has purchased a corporate INAudit© license.
     

  • December 1, 2008 -  Intergraph Benelux B.V. joins WiseTools as Distributor for Benelux, Europe.
     

  • September 19, 2008 - Sisgraph, Sao Paulo joins WiseTools as distributor for Brazil.
     

  • August 16, 2008 -  WiseTools Inc. Adds a Loops Module to INView©.
     

  • March 29, 2007 - Shell Canada Purchases INAudit© and INView©.
     

  • March 2007 - CNRL Purchases INAudit©.
     

  • February 12, 2007 - White paper issued; INAudit© and SOCS compliance.
     

  • January 25, 2007 - WiseTools Team Grows Again.
     

  • January 8, 2007 - INAudit©  adds user-defined high-level filter.
     

  • January 8, 2007 - INView© Offers Full instrument Index.