Digitalization

Geo Augmented Visualisation for improving safe operations of Natural Gas Pipeline Network

Geo Augmented Visualisation for improving safe operations of Natural Gas Pipeline Network
Geo Augmented Visualisation for improving safe operations of Natural Gas Pipeline Network
A pipeline network is the most efficient and economical means of transporting hydrocarbons. Pipeline Operator’s objective is to operate and maintain pipeline network in such a way that it would continuously provide uninterrupted services to customers. Locating underground pipes and other infrastructure prior to excavation or repair has long been a...

Key cyber-security controls for reliable pipeline operation

Key cyber-security controls for reliable pipeline operation
Key cyber-security controls for reliable pipeline operation
Our corporate public IT domains (like siemens.com) are constantly under cyber-attacks since they are connected to the public internet network. In a 2015 survey of 314 organizations operating Industrial Control Systems (ICS) around the world, 34 percent of respondents indicated that their systems were breached more than twice in the last 12 months...

Digitalization Projects for the Oil and Gas Industry

Digitalization Projects for the Oil and Gas Industry
Digitalization Projects for the Oil and Gas Industry
A new wave of digitalization is made possible by the combination of exhaustive int ernet access, computing power and storage capacity, artificial intelligence, big dat a, algorithmic autonomous decision making and r obotics. This ever accelerating digitalization is changing our life and the way we make business m ore than any other (r)evolution...

Quality Process, Digitalization of Pipeline Construction

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Pressurized fluid transport structures are subject to regulatory obligations for which the system operators must ensure compliance with the administration. In order to meet the obligations and ensure safety of the networks, in addition to the regulatory documents, the managers demand from the holders of laying contracts, the provision of documents...

Intelligent Predictive Maintenance in the context of Maintenance 4.0 for Oil & Gas Industry

GAIL (India)
GAIL (India)
Scenario of oil prices fluctuations has not only forced inefficient Oil & Gas companies to improve their productivity and supply chain costs, but it will also push the efficient companies to find ways to protect their top & bottom lines. A set of new digital technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 promises to aid Oil & Gas...

New Technologies Drive Operational Performance by Connecting Smart Stations to Distribution Networks

Emerson
Emerson
Natural Gas distribution companies have been historically slow to adopt new technologies, especially so-called “Smart” technologies, in their networks. Their counterparts in electric utilities, process plants, and even gas transmission have widely adopted connected components and solutions to quickly give them access to data to make decisions...

Operations & Integrity Management and Compliance in an age of IIOT

Honeywell
Honeywell
There are approximately 4 million miles of pipelines spanning some 120 countries across the globe, carrying oil, gas and other potentially volatile liquids and gases. The pipelines cross deserts, oceans and some of the most inhospitable environments known to man. Honeywell have provided control systems for pipelines for over 30 years, and now we...

Editorial: Moving forward with digitalization and data smart technologies in the pipeline industry

Editorial 3-2019
Editorial 3-2019
Each year at DNV GL we produce a report which is an industry benchmark study on the outlook for the year ahead in the oil and gas industry. The 2019 report, ‘A test of resilience’ is based on a global survey that incorporates the views of 791 senior industry professionals. Our survey found that digitalization is comfortably the leading R&D priority...