ABB to showcase new solutions in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, February 19, 2014
ABB, the global power and automation technology group and its unit Ventyx, will showcase solutions for ‘innovation and energy efficiency for offshore platforms’ at a conference in Abu Dhabi next week.
The Mena Offshore Platforms 2014 event will take place from February 23 to 26 at the Beach Rotana Hotel.
ABB’s flagship system, Predictive Emission Monitoring System (PEMS), a monitoring system that uses artificial intelligence to reduce environmental impact, will be the point of focus during the event.
Christian Cravedi, vice president, said: “The need for a proven path to operational excellence has never been greater given challenges such as meeting regulatory pressures, operating aging assets and drilling in harsher environments.”
“We have to take care of our main assets - the employees, infrastructure and knowledge. We have to put them in the best and safest condition to operate. Through our participation in the conference and with our customer seminar, we aim to help clients tackle these issues effectively,” he said.
“Ventyx will also give a glimpse into the future about how safety-related incidents can be prevented by leveraging intelligent, automated systems designed to capture data, learn from events, and optimise production. Save lives and environment through safe assets and safe production is our focus at ABB,” Cravedi added.
The conference will feature presentations from operators like Zadco, Adma-Opco, Petrofac, Qatar Petroleum and Dana Gas.
It will also The event with also include interactive workshops, conferences and exhibition with focus on requirements and design; engineering and construction; operation and maintenance, as well as risk and safety associated with various types of offshore platforms in the region.
Ventyx will host a pre-conference workshop on ‘Managing Process Safety Challenges’ on February 23 and 24, while ABB will present a technical paper on ‘Combining analytics and process automation for enhanced emission control strategies: PEMS at work’.
After the event, ABB plans to organise a customer seminar on ‘Model Based Emission Monitoring’ at the learning zone at its Abu Dhabi Al Raha HQ head office.
ABB’s team from the oil, gas and petrochemical and measurement products will explain why acquiring proper, reliable and timely information about actual emission levels is crucial to deploying adequate control actions and meeting stringent legislation.
The team from Ventyx will also conduct a session on managing environmental risk of complex oil, gas and chemicals operations. - TradeArabia News Service