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Ingenious Inc awarded contract for production scheduling software for grassroots refinery in Qatar

Houston, September 13, 2006 – Ingenious Inc in partnership with Invensys Systems Pte Ltd was awarded a production scheduling contract for its ProSched scheduling software for the grassroots refinery for Ras Laffan in Qatar . Once operational in 2008, the refinery will process approximately 146,000 barrels per day of gas condensates from the adjacent QatarGas and RasGas LNG liquefaction facilities, making it one of the world's largest condensate refineries.

The project involves developing a scheduling model for its storage system, feedstock, unit operations, and product scheduling. The contract includes software integration with third party real time database system and training services.

Vibhu Sharma, CEO of Ingenious Inc adds “This is a great example of collaboration between a leading automation company like Invensys and a niche player like us. This represents a win-win situation for all. ”

ProSched offers a modern graphical interface along with sophisticated optimization using its Genetic algorithm solver to allow for optimum solutions that minimize cost, maximize resource utilization. ProSched features dynamic Gantt charts, inventory management and cost analysis tools that will make it easy for the user to monitor & schedule the complex operations of the refinery

Ingenious Inc
Ingenious Inc is a fast growing software company that provides software solutions for real time training & optimization (RPO) and advanced production planning & scheduling (APS) for the process & manufacturing industries. We have over 75 clients globally, including several Fortune Global 500 companies. For more information, please visit our website at www.ingenious.cc .


For additional information on this release, please contact:

Vibhu Sharma

(832) 242-0220