Oil & Gas

Braskem And Lummus Partnership: New Chapter For Green Ethylene

The partnership focuses on global licensing of commercial green ethylene technology, which will accelerate the development of chemicals and plastics made from bioethanol, a renewable feedstock. Braskem, the largest biopolymer producer in the world, and Lummus Technology, a global provider of process technologies and value-driven energy solutions, have formed a partnership that aims to license …

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GE Powered Anyang District Heating Plant

The commercial operation allows South Korea to reduce carbon emissions per unit of fuel used at the plant and supports a stable supply of heat and power in the Anyang region.


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Oil And Gas

During the 2021 Pertamina Energy Webinar held in Jakarta, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia’s Minister of Finance, believes that PT Pertamina (Persero), the largest Indonesian state-owned enterprise (SOE) in the energy sector, is a pillar in reaching the Government of Indonesia’s target of Net Zero Emissions by 2060.


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petroleum gas container ship oil refinery

Oil & Gas firms face a myriad of operational, commercial, and existential threats. According to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, Oil & Gas firms are turning to digitalisation to combat these threats and will spend US$15.6 billion on digital technologies in 2030.


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Trusted Data To Deliver Significant Benefits To The Asian Energy Industry

By embracing the power and capabilities of modern data technologies, energy companies can be well placed to meet future challenges and extract value from all of their assets.


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Turbines

In this interview, IAA finds out how improved repair capabilities for energy-efficient GE HA gas turbines will introduce new technology instrumental in easing the transition towards renewables with cleaner, efficient gas power.


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Beyond Limits Announces New Cognitive AI Software Products For Refining

The AI for refinery cloud-based decision support software provides commercial and supply chain advantages for energy companies.


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Asahi Kasei To Produce S-SBR Synthetic Rubber Using Butadiene Derived From Plastic Waste

Asahi Kasei has sought to transition to sustainable feedstock in order to reduce CO2 emissions throughout its supply chain.


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The collaboration will bring together AWS and IBM open data for Industries for a comprehensive OSDU Data Solution.


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siemens energy singapore

Based in Singapore, Morillon’s appointment is effective from November 1, 2021, and he will oversee all of Siemens Energy’s business units in the region.


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Valmet Develops New Industrial Internet Solution

Valmet’s new Industrial Internet solution helps to monitor gas transportation containers and their pressure data as well as the amount of gas and energy without any pressure or level measurement instruments.


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Schneider Electric Introduces New Sulfur Hexafluoride-Free Switchgear

The new sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)-free Switchgear enables companies in Singapore to eliminate the world’s most potent greenhouse gas.


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PETRONAS selected OASE purple technology for floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project.


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Automated Proof Testing With Heartbeat Technology And HIMax Safety Controller

Proof-testing of safety instrumented systems (SIS), which usually takes place annually, is associated with considerable costs for the chemical and oil-gas industry operators.


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How To Make Your Plant Resilient And Innovative While Reducing Any Risk Of System Failure

Schneider Electric addresses the misperception that modernising control systems means jeopardising operational safety and money.


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Expo 2020 Dubai UAE

Themed “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,” the World Expo will be participated by 192 countries and organisations to promote global cooperation, innovation, technological development, human progress and education.


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BentlyNevada

Bently Nevada, A Baker Hughes Business, Opens Remote Monitoring Center In Singapore To Provide Remote Monitoring And Diagnostic Services For Industrial CustomersIn Asia-Pacific.


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Man working at a chemical facility

 IAA spoke with Donny Kim, senior business development, Emerson Automation Solutions on digital transformation and its benefits for the chemical sector.


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Oil Rig at Sea.

Petroliam Nasional Berhad has partnered with Aveva to provide a modern enterprise solution that promotes integration across the entire value chain.


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Chemicals

Emerson Automation Solutions discusses trends, outlook and innovations across the chemical sector in this exclusive interview with IAA.


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Digital Agility Forges Digital Resilience

End-to-end value chain optimisation enables you to reduce value leaks, sustain productivity and ultimately make better decisions quicker.


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IAA spoke with Emerson Automation Solutions on what can be learned from top-performing terminals and digital transformation best practice for O&G.

IAA spoke with Emerson Automation Solutions on what can be learned from top-performing terminals and digital transformation best practice for O&G.


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Asset Performance Management (APM) with Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics enables hydrocarbon producers and refiners to not only remotely monitor asset health but also improve asset reliability.

Asset Performance Management (APM) with Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics enables hydrocarbon producers and refiners to not only remotely monitor asset health but also improve asset reliability.


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AVEVA Enhances Unified Supply Chain Solution With Real-Time Crude

AVEVA has launched the latest enhancement to its AVEVA Unified Supply Chain platform, Real-time Crude, designed to help customers gain visibility into their business and operations.


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Crawler Robot Defies The Rough North Sea

A ‘Robotic Crawler’ cleans, inspects and removes steel structures on the Danish gas platform, Tyra, with the help of high-performance polymers from igus.


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Smarter Oil And Gas Operations Begin With Quality Data

Digital oilfield technologies need timely, accurate and relevant data before they can transform and improve production.


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How Digitalisation In Oil And Gas Is Creating Security Risks

Sustained low oil prices are driving adoption of digitalisation across the oil and gas industry, ramping up the stakes for cybersecurity.


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ABB Doubles Production Capacity At PT Shell Indonesia Lube Oil Blending Plant

Cellier Activity, of ABB in France, has been awarded the contract to install new blending technologies and its unique process control system at the Marunda LOBP in Jakarta


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Advice On Improving Risk Management Record

To improve the risk culture of an organisation businesses need first to adopt a holistic business risk identification process that helps the company identify the most critical part of its business.


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Digital Transformation Upstream Oil and Gas

 Digital technology is transforming the oil and gas industry, improving efficiencies and boosting safety. Contributed by Emerson


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Harnessing The Power Of Digitalisation To Thrive In The ‘New Normal’ Of Low Oil Prices

The scope of what is required in deploying a digitalisation strategy across oil, gas or chemical (OGC) companies is immense and technological solutions are evolving at a fast pace.


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Global Megatrends Will Transform the Chemical Industry Over the Next 20 Years

Climate change, sustainability, and digital transformation will drive massive change for future chemicals companies.


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DORIS Group, AVEVA And Schneider Electric Join Forces To Create Oil And Gas Digital Twin Alliance

DORIS Group, Schneider Electric and AVEVA have agreed to develop a strategic partnership to deliver Digital Twin technology for the upstream oil and gas markets.


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Siemens And Bentley Systems Build Digital Twin For The Largest Integrated Petrochemical Complex In Indonesia

Siemens and Bentley Systems will develop the first petrochemical digital twin in Indonesia for Chandra Asri, the country’s largest integrated petrochemical complex.


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Air Products To Build $2 Billion Coal-to-Methanol Plant In Indonesia

Air Products has signed a definitive agreement for a long-term on-site contract for a world-scale coal-to-methanol production facility in indonesia


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The Road To Oil Market Recovery Will Be Slow And Choppy

Oil markets can expect more pain to come in the weeks and months ahead as they face an uphill battle back to “normal.”


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China May Buck Trend Of Covid-19 Related Delays In Asian Oil & Gas Industry

With Covid-19 being declared a global pandemic by the WHO and the oil price war resulting from the OPEC+ disagreement, the oil and gas industry in Asia is facing an unprecedented uncertainty.


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Azbil Reduces Nearly 35,000 Tonnes Of CO2 Emissions At Indonesian Refinery Unit

Azbil Corporation has revealed that its low-carbon technology has reduced approximately 35,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions in 10 months at a refinery unit of Indonesia’s largest gas and oil company


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Coronavirus Creates Supply Chain And Workforce Management Challenges For Oil And Gas EPC Projects

Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, China – the world’s biggest importer of crude oil – has been forced to cut down on consumption.


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Finding A Trusted Partner: How Two Companies Achieved Successful Transformation With Schneider Electric And AVEVA

As more enterprises enter the implementation stages of their digital transformation projects, they are searching for productivity improvements.


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Emerson And QRI Partner To Deliver AI-Based Analytics To The Global Oil And Gas Industry

Emerson and QRI have teamed up to develop and market next-generation applications for AI-based analytics and decision-making tools customised for oil and gas E&P.


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Massive Energy Complex Prepped For Johor Malaysia: ChemOne

ChemOne Group has announced the launch of the Pengerang Energy Complex (“PEC”) in Johor, Malaysia.


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Emerson’s Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Software Suite Drives Customer Success

Emerson has released the Paradigm 19 integrated oil and gas exploration and production software suite, featuring automated workflows that enhance productivity while reducing user effort.


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Sustainability Is Not A Dirty Word In Oil And Gas Anymore

We are seeing a major shift in sentiment towards sustainability from the major oil & gas companies.


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Increasing Offshore Gas Production Through More Effective Piping Erosion Management

Corrosion and erosion monitoring applied to natural gas piping on an offshore platform helps manage sand erosion inside valves and pipes.


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Red Lion: Layer 3 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Red Lion Controls has released their innovative new NT328G Layer 3 Ethernet switch.


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Refinery Of The Future

With an all-in mentality, digitalisation has accelerated across the process and capital-intensive industry. Article by Ron Beck, Director of Marketing Strategy, Aspen Technology, Inc.


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Digital Convergence Of Power Management And Process Automation To Boost Oil And Gas Profitability

Today, devices of all kinds across the Oil & Gas industry are equipped with intelligent sensors that gather data.


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“Smart Drilling” Technologies Could Boost Oilwell Productivity By Up To 30 Percent And Halve Construction Time

Geosteering and other modern “smart drilling” software systems will help to increase oil well productivity by up to 30 percent and to reduce construction times by half.


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How To Protect Against Biggest Hazards In Oil & Gas Industry?

Every business across the globe confronts risks, some of which may be colossal or deadly. What’s the situation in the oil and gas industry?


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Linde Celebrates Groundbreaking New US$1.4 Billion Integrated Manufacturing Complex In Singapore

Linde held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new world-class integrated manufacturing complex to be located and integrated with its existing gasification facility on Jurong Island in Singapore.


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AVEVA Releases Unified Operations Centre Solution To Help Southeast Asia Customers Capitalise On Digital Transformation

AVEVA has launched Unified Operations Centre, its command-and-control solution for infrastructure operators such as smart cities and facilities management, and for industries like Oil & Gas, and Mining.


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Hazards In Oil And Gas The Biggest Risks And How To Protect Against Them

Hazards In Oil And Gas: The Biggest Risks And How To Protect Against Them For the seventh time, Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality (AGCS) published its Allianz Risk Barometer.


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How Oil And Gas Leaders Are Managing The Shift To Business 4.0

Many companies in the oil and gas (O&G) sector have deployed computer technologies and automation to increase efficiency.


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HIMA Automated Safety Solution Pivotal To Industrial Safety For Malaysia’s Oil & Gas Industries

HIMA advises industry leaders in Malaysia to adopt smart safety industrial solutions to boost safety, cyber security and profitability of plants and factories in today’s digitalised era. 


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AVEVA and Cognizant Expand R&D Partnership to Build Next-Gen Industrial Software

Cognizant has announced that it has expanded its research and development (R&D) partnership with AVEVA to develop cutting-edge industrial software that will help shape the future across a range of industries, from water and energy, to food and infrastructure.


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Energy giant Exxonmobil will be undertaking a multibillion-dollar expansion project of its manufacturing complex in Singapore.

Energy giant ExxonMobil will be undertaking a multibillion-dollar expansion project of its manufacturing complex in Singapore to convert fuel oil and other bottom-of-the-barrel crude products into higher value lube base stocks and distillates.


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Loss of hydrocarbon containment is a significant problem in refineries, not only for the potential environmental impact, but also due to the significant...

Loss of hydrocarbon containment is a significant problem in refineries, not only for the potential environmental impact, but also due to the significant…


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Emerson and Repsol announced that they have established a strategic alliance to deliver advanced subsurface geophysical technologies

Emerson and Repsol announced that they have established a strategic alliance to deliver advanced subsurface geophysical technologies


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Rockwell and Schlumberger have entered into an agreement to create a joint venture, Sensia, the first fully integrated digital oilfield automation...

Rockwell and Schlumberger have entered into an agreement to create a joint venture, Sensia, the first fully integrated digital oilfield automation…


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Cleantech Shell Energy

Investment will scale up an established commercial and industrial solar platform in Southeast Asia and India.


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OSEA Opening Ceremony

Key strategies for new near-term growth opportunities are being spotlighted this week at OSEA2018, which highlights the growing demand for gas and its outlook in Asia as well as the importance for businesses in the sector to embrace digitalisation and adopt new innovations.


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EMERSON Achieving Operational Excellence Using Level Measurement Technologies

Chemical and petrochemical industry applications can prove extremely demanding for level measurement technology. This article explains the challenges presented and compares the ability of traditional and modern measurement methods to perform accurately and reliably. Article contributed by Emerson.


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Yokogawa Addresses Threat To Flow Assurance With Risk Management Solution

The new solution integrates simulation software from KBC with Yokogawa’s flexible supervisory control & data acquisition software.


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TIBCO

Despite all the attention paid to alternative energy, oil is still the key driver of the world’s economy. It is worrying, therefore, that the outlook for the global oil and gas industry in 2018 continues to be uncertain. By Erich Gerber, General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan at TIBCO.


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Binh Son Refining & Petrochemical Improves Cybersecurity

In today’s world, cybersecurity is necessary to ensure critical automation systems remain safe and fully operational. However, implementing cybersecurity controls is a very technical and labour intensive task. Article contributed by Honeywell.


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Advancing The Oil And Gas Industry Through The Connected Infrastructure

David Turner, Segment Manager Oil & Gas/Upstream/EPC, Asia Pacific, Rockwell Automation, explores how the oil and gas industry has much to learn from other sectors when it comes to incorporating technologies that create a connected infrastructure. The oil and gas industry has much to learn from other sectors when it comes to incorporating technologies that create a connected infrastructure with the aim of improving nearly all aspects of oil and gas production – even as the industry landscape fluctuates and evolves.


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ABB Completes The Tallest e-Houses On A Floating LNG Facility

With a height of a five-story building, the world’s tallest, single lift prefabricated electrical structures – or e-houses – for offshore use are being installed on a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. The installation, for Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), is also the world’s first commercial floating LNG facility featuring ABB e-houses which are used to manage the electrical requirements.


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Oil & Gas Industry Now Looks To Digitisation For Fulfilling Power Stability Requirements

Enhancements in digitisation-driven connectivity have empowered the oil & gas industry by providing unparalleled opportunities for value creation through new levels of data capture and analysis. By Philippe Arsonneau, Schneider Electric


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Koch-Glitsch And EFT Analytics Announce Partnership To Provide Analytics Solutions For Oil & Gas Industry

Koch-Glitsch and EFT Analytics has announced a partnership to provide full-service process engineering and advanced data analytics solutions to enhance operations for refineries and petrochemical plants.


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SCADA Oil & Gas Market - Projected To Reach US$4.5 Billion By 2022

Dublin, Ireland: The “SCADA Oil & Gas Market  – Trends and Global Forecast to 2022” report has been added to Research and Markets’offering.


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Defining 5 Terms To Demystify Digital Transformation

Regardless of the industry, you are in, the digital transformation is upon us.


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Technology As A Silver Bullet To Mitigate Upstream Economics

Technology As A Silver Bullet To Mitigate Upstream Economics In an increasingly complex world of finite hydrocarbons, traditional rules no longer apply. By Ron Beck, Energy Industry Marketing Director and Pramodkumar Lakhmapure, Area Sales Manager, Southeast Asia, AspenTech Energy.


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Factory Powerplant

Jakarta, Indonesia: Indonesia is facing an increasing demand for the domestic market gas needs’ especially for the industrial and electricity sectors.


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Darktrace Enters Into Strategic Cyber Security Partnership With Siemens

Darktrace and Siemens have announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to bring cyber defense for Operational Technology (OT) to electric utilities and the oil and gas industry.


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Conquering Complexity – Driving Efficiency

The importance of software innovation for design and production optimisation will be discussed. By Dr Filipe Soares-Pinto, senior VP Asia Pacific Sales, AspenTech.


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SPX Flow: Double Seal Valves

SPX Flow’s APV SD4 Double Seal valves are designed for safe media separation applications. Their hygienic characteristics and long seal.


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Storage Terminal Solves Expensive Metering Problem

Non-intrusive ultrasonic flow meter provides solution to expensive metering problem. Contributed by Oliver Foth, head of marketing, Flexim.


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Oil & Gas Industry Drives Global DCS Market Growth

Singapore: The global distributed control systems (DCS) market is estimated to reach US$19.8 billion by 2018 and demonstrate a CAGR of 3.9 percent during the forecast period from 2012 to 2018, according to analyst firm Transparency Market Research.


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