At the Siemens Technology Forum, an event held recently in Doha, company experts from the region and Germany met with key customers in Qatar’s oil, gas and petrochemical industry to demonstrate how they can benefit from the comprehensive life-cycle management portfolio consisting of products, systems, solutions and services to reduce total cost of ownership and improve innovation capability, while at the same time meeting sustainability demands. Among the companies that participated in the event were Qatar Petroleum,Qatargas Company, Qatar Petrochemical Company, RasGas Company, Qatar VinylChloride, and Qatar Fertilizer Company.
“At Siemens, we understand that the oil, gas and petrochemical industry is being driven by changing feedstock and downstream diversification. Companies in Qatar and throughout the region working in these industries are faced with a multitude of demanding challenges – from speed of innovation, to efficiency and productivity requirements. Workshops such as theTechnology Forum allow us to address these requirements and focus on our customers andtheir needs right where they are,” said Martin á Porta, CEO of Siemens WLL, the Qatari unitof Siemens AG.
One concept showcased at the event was that of the ‘Digital Plant’, which integrates innovative design, engineering and maintenance, and asset optimization services and tools,to reach effective integration of all phases of project execution – from front-end engineering design (FEED) to commissioning – as well as for plant optimization and maintenance.
Siemens experts also discussed how the company’s products and services can be used by oil and gas industry customers to focus on their core business by providing innovative asset maintenance and network planning services, which ensure availability of an efficient and reliable electrical power infrastructure in the operating plants. As a world leader in building environmentally-friendly solutions, Siemens, based on its Totally Integrated Automation and Totally Integrated Power concepts, has designed and successfully implemented solutions for power supply, power distribution, process automation and drive technology which help to meet the increasing environmental concerns and safety standards of the chemical,petrochemical and oil and gas industries.
“We value our long-term customer relationships and doing so means investing our time,service and people. This commitment is part of our dedication to supporting Qatar’s infrastructure plans for its National Vision 2030,” Á Porta said.