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Siemens Solutions for Refining and Consulting for Safe and Reliable Processes
Two of the most significant challenges facing the refining industry today are staying ahead of the increased requirements of process safety compliance and how best to ensure a reliable and continuous supply of electrical energy while still keeping operating costs down.
Siemens is one of the few companies in the world able to help you with all of these issues.
Siemens' large range of field-proven compressors and drives offers you state-of-the-art compression solutions, including:
For just about any refinery process, for example for
This broad portfolio is complemented by our range of
Extensive solutions for power supply
Siemens' solutions for power supply guarantee an economical and dependable electrical power supply throughout the plant's grid, from the plant's internal power generators down to the motors and other consumer terminals. In addition, we can further help you reduce costs through the reuse of waste heat from exothermal processes through steam-turbine gensets.
Contact Siemens today and find out about the substantial operational and economic benefits that we can offer your company.
Process Instrumentation & Analytics
A comprehensive process instrumentation and gas analytics portfolio designed to provide process-relevant data directly from the heart of the plant, enabling the process control system to operate the facility with optimal productivity and efficiency, for example:
XHQ – Industrial IT for Refineries
XHQ simplifies reporting and eliminates errors by automating most of the data entry for business analytics and process safety. For console operators who receive lab reports through XHQ, for example, the system can become the main interface for the observation of processes and dialog. By correlating, aggregating and presenting data, it gives ‘real-time’ visibility and a systematic capture of the know-how of the refineries' workforces. This saves time and provides employees with more time to concentrate on their core activities or to consider process improvements. Today an estimated 20 percent of worldwide refining capacity is monitored with the aid of XHQ and about 25 percent of the US domestic refining capacity. XHQ results in
Based on extensive positive experience with Siemens products, Siemens was requested to supply and install a state-of-the-art DCS at Shell's refinery in Heide, Germany. The solution had to interface with a variety of other systems, including
Scope of Siemens delivery:
ConocoPhillips Humber refinery in the UK, upgrade and optimization. Scope of Siemens delivery: