The Oil and Gas industry nurtures a very strong safety culture, even under the most benign circumstances. When workers are required to work in more remote regions, the operational, environmental and regulatory risks are that much higher. Companies need to uphold even more rigorous safety regimes to ensure both their staff, and their infrastructure are adequately protected.
As the world's leading provider of private network equipment and solutions, Hytera leverages advanced technologies to help Oil and Gas companies improve productivity, whilst reducing cost through digitalization and informatization. With a full portfolio of innovative convergence communication solutions, Hytera provides tailored solutions that meet diverse operational requirements, ranging from the exploration, production and storage of oil, right through to the transportation, refining, and trading processes.
Hytera offers a comprehensive range of product solutions and technologies, as well as a family of products that meet the various, demanding requirements for safe operation in hazardous areas.
Hytera solutions support seamless communications across narrowband and broadband networks, achieving effortless analogue-to-digital transition.
Hytera has pioneered the technological innovation to realize the industrial automation, digitalization, flat monitoring, and intelligent personnel management.
Hytera has a long-standing history of helping Oil and Gas giants, such as BP, Shell, and Aramco, maintain the mission critical communications needed to perform complex tasks efficiently, with increased safety for their workforce.
This report provides an overview of the digital technologies for oil and gas industry, highlighting the importance of reliable communications and introducing the latest solution for different sectors.
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Oil exploration sites are often located in large, open areas and, consequently, have poor infrastructure and no network coverage. Voice and data communications rely on satellites, two-way radios, or radio stations. To carry out their jobs safely and efficiently, this industry requires a temporary, yet reliable and resilient communication network . Hytera is able to deliver such a solution, one that is designed to support voice and video communications, whilst ensuring operational efficiency and safety at the exploration site.
The mobility and range of the teams challenge presents the challenge. Through flexible and portable network equipment, the communication range can be better expanded, so that different members of different teams could be dispatched and, coordination in a unified manner for improving the efficiency.View solution
Safety is more and more important in exploration stage and real-time video monitoring becomes a means for the command center to know the detailed situation on the front line. Through fast deployment broadband equipment, the video would be transmitted to the local command control center.View solution
In the oil field, companies often deploy their private wired networks for day-to-day operations, because public networks are not usually available. However, the construction of these private networks requires time and resources, including manpower and a large number of expensive network equipment.
Utilising the customer's existing wired networks, Hytera's narrowband network transmits equipment data from the oil well and offshore platforms, straight to to the control centre. Additionally, Hytera offers a complete solution covering video surveillance, daily inspections, unified dispatch, work orders, data management and remote equipment monitoring, helping improve safety and productivity.
Together with repeater or BS of different narrowband technology with big coverage and high reliability, Hytera could provide the terminals using in hazardous environment to meet different explosion proof standard with clear voice.View solution
Whether personnel are in the field or at the control center, they need unified voice communications for better collaboration. Hytera provides the location-based convergence solution to keep connected whether they communicate on narrowband private network, public network, or both.View solution
Equipment maintenance is crucial to detect anomalies and optimize productivity in the oilfield. Hytera Work Order offers an easy way to streamline and automate your operation.View solution
With the fluctuation of oil prices, on-demand production has become one of the operating methods of oil and gas companies. Hytera helps operator in the command center view oil production in real time and remotely control the equipment, improving production efficiency and reducing loss.View solution
Oil and gas companies usually establish fiber communication networks to transmit data. However, the fiber network may not be available at wellheads. Hytera's broadband video surveillance solution allows the command center to view real-time photos and videos from the field, improving on-site inspection capabilities and emergency response.View solution
There are many ways to transport oil and gas. Pipelines are preferred as they are able to transport large volumes, efficiently. However, oil and gas pipelines are usually located in remote areas with harsh environments and poor network infrastructure, leading to high maintenance costs, and sometimes even theft or damage.
Hytera offers a digital pipeline solution that enables oil and gas companies to tackle their challenges; our solution applies the advanced ICT technology to provide a digital communication platform and intelligent security surveillance system, guaranteeing more efficient communications and better monitoring along pipelines.
Deploy DMR and TETRA networks along the pipeline to provide 7x24 voice communication services for maintenance personnel.View solution
The pipelines often stretches for hundreds of miles in challenging geographical terrains where there are lots of the blind spots due to the absence of network infrastructure. Hytera can provide effective technical solution to cover blind spots. By using self-organized networks, miniaturized base stations, portable repeater, and other equipment, Hytera can quickly and efficiently establish temporary communication networks to provide seamless communications for workers along the oil and gas pipelines. The network equipment can be also deployed on emergency communication vehicles and transported to specific locations for operations. At the same time, this network can be compatible with the existing private network of oil and gas company to achieve communication and dispatch in real time.View solution
As oil and gas pipelines are located in the remote area, they face potential risks such as harsh environments and manmade damage. Relying on humans for regular inspection and monitoring is hard to obtain the pipeline's working status in real time and identify the failure during troubleshooting. Hytera provides the oil and gas pipeline monitoring solution that takes advantage of the advanced digital communication technology and Internet of Things (IoT) strength. A variety of IoT sensors are deployed along the pipeline to monitor the status of the pipeline. The data from these sensors are transmitted to the Hytera SCADA module. Through the DMR or TETRA network along the pipeline, the SCADA module sends such data to the monitoring center. This not only remotely monitor the status of the oil and gas pipeline, but also improves situational awareness for better troubleshooting. Also this solution solves the problems of wiring and high transmission costs in deploying wired monitoring networks. For oil and gas pipelines with optical fiber or microwave transmission links, Hytera provides the solution based on LTE broadband networks. This solution comprises video surveillance equipment deployed along the pipeline to transmit real-time surveillance images from the camera to the control center. Workers along the pipelines can also use the LTE smart devices to deal with work order, electronic inspection, and other mobile office services, which greatly improves work efficiency.View solution
In the refineries or petrochemical plants, the production facilities consist of a variety of reaction units, pipelines, storage tanks, and shielded rooms. This kind of environment may block wireless communication signals. In addition, only communication equipment complying with explosion-proof standards can be used in the production area. These issues pose great challenges to the communication network construction of oil refineries and chemical plants.
Luckily Hytera offers integrated solutions, including voice, data, positioning, network interconnectivity, and industrial park security. Our solutions enhance monitoring capabilities and improve communication efficiency, and as a result, improve the overall safety of such environments.
Hytera deploys DMR, TETRA and other wireless networks for the oil refineries, with large system capacity, good voice quality and high reliability. This makes it possible for teams of people, in the field or in the office, to effectively communicate and collaborate through voice and data in real time.View solution
In the oil refineries and petrochemical plants, there are a large number of metal structures which may block wireless signals. And many shielded rooms are likely to become blind areas. In addition, it is prohibited to use non-intrinsically safe communication devices in the explosive areas according to safety regulations. Under such circumstances, the DMR and TETRA networks are often adopted to extend communication coverage. The base station can be deployed in the non-explosion-proof area to provide communication services for the entire plant. Yet the above methods cannot solve blind spot in the shielded rooms. By combining its deep expertise in communication technologies with the extensive experiences in oil and gas industry, Hytera can provide the coverage enhancement solution that adopts the coupler and bi-directional amplifier (BDA) to realize overall coverage and improve signal strength in the blind spot.View solution
As the oil prices fluctuate, oil and gas producers often prefer the on-demand production. In close collaboration with the oil and gas companies, Hytera provides the advanced management tools to ensure oil and gas productivity while showing the real-time status of assets. This helps control the remote equipment and reduce production losses.View solution
As the oil refineries and chemical companies have complex workflow and focus on 24/7 uninterrupted production, reliable and seamless communication is crucial to make teams of people collaborate with each other efficiently. Traditionally, they use the telephone system and PA system for communication. In recent years, more and more oil refineries and chemical companies have turned to the digital trunking system as an indispensable means of communication, thanks to its flexibility and efficiency. So it is imperative to integrate these communication systems for intercommunication. Hytera provides the convergence communication solution that supports seamless communication and dispatch among types of terminals across different systems. This solution helps the oil refineries and chemical companies improve communication efficiency.View solution
The production environment in the oil refineries and chemical companies is complex, which involves a variety of flammable, explosive, and toxic chemical substances. Precise positioning of personnel and equipment in real time is key to ensure efficient and safe production. However, the GPS, BDS, and other satellite signals are blocked by various facilities in the production area, which cannot meet the need for accurate positioning anytime, anywhere. In response to this situation, Hytera provides the personnel and asset positioning solution based on high-precision BT positioning technology that can achieve meter-level positioning accuracy. The battery-powered beacon point can be quickly deployed in hazardous locations without the need of wiring, thanks to its explosion-proof capability. This solution also provides rich services including personnel and asset positioning, geofencing alarm, visitor management, and more for safe production and efficient management.View solution
Safety and security is a top priority for the oil refineries and chemical companies, because there are full of potentially explosive substances. Strict safety measures must be taken to prevent unauthorized access to this area. Hytera security access control solution is an ideal system that grants or denies access to the area based on face recognition. In addition, the HD body worn camera allows the security officer to record real-time voice and video, upload the high-definition video streams over the LTE broadband network to the central control room. This solution helps improve safety in the workplace.View solution
Digital and mobile office is essential to improve efficiency in the oil refineries and chemical companies. In daily inspections, equipment maintenance, and troubleshooting, workers need to enter the explosion-proof area and get job done. In such hazardous area, they are disallowed to use computers and other office equipment for work. Hytera provides wireless network solutions based on LTE technology to achieve blanket coverage of the entire plant. People in the field can use explosion-proof smart terminals to deal with multiple tasks such as work orders, intelligent inspections, video surveillance and more. The mobile office greatly increases productivity.View solution
Reliable communication is of upmost importance in the transportation stage. Transporting oil and gas comes with its risks, but by harnessing Hytera’s technology, you are able to ensure the safety of your personnel and property. Our solutions allow you to provide real-time voice communications, GPS positioning, remote monitoring, and cross-regional push-to-talk for tank truck transportation, staying connected at all times.
With the positioning and video services, you can directly monitor the location, route, speed and surrounding environment of tank truck during transportation.View solution
Based on the same network and platform, the solution realizes the unified dispatch of all users to coordinate resources more efficiently. At the same time, each tank truck is equipped with high-definition body worn camera to record real-time video and voice, and upload high-definition video to the central control room through 4G broadband networks. This helps improve the management and safety of the tank truck.View solution
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