Through this platform, Schneider electric aims to address the challenges of market volatility in the oil and gas sector, while reducing CapEx and OpEx by 20-30%.
Schneider Electric has announced the launch of Eco Struxure Power & Process (EP&P) to drive efficiency and augment profitability in India’s rapidly evolving oil & gas sectors. Schneider has partnered with Microsoft to create commercial internet of things (IoT) solutions in the areas of energy management and automation.
Through this platform, Schneider Electric aims to address the challenges of market volatility in the oil and gas sector, while reducing CapEx and OpEx by 20-30 percent.
Anil Chaudhry, Managing Director, Schneider Electric India said when power and process management systems operate as separate silos, industrial organisations soon find themselves at a competitive disadvantage. Using Schneider’s EcoStruxure can result in better returns on capital employed, with a 20 percent reduction in CapEx, a 15 percent reduction in downtime, and 3 percent growth in profitability.
“The Indian hydrocarbon sector is at the cusp of major transformation as companies across the value chain step up their efforts to boost India’s self-sufficiency in oil and gas, expand refining capacities, and set up pipeline infrastructure for transportation across the country,” said Chaudhry.
By leveraging Schneider Electric EcoStruxure IoT-enabled system architecture and platform, customers can connect assets that are the center of their projects with assets that are at the center of their operations across the full life cycle of their plants, including their supply chains.
Speaking on the launch, Anil Chaudhry, Zone President & Managing Director, Schneider Electric India said- “Marketplace changes and technology advancements are making the once daunting task of converging power and process systems an attainable, cost-justifiable goal. The Indian hydrocarbon sector is at the cusp of major transformation as companies across the value chain step up their efforts to boost India’s self-sufficiency in oil and gas, expand refining capacities, and set up pipeline infrastructure for transportation across the country. Through our partnership with Microsoft we aim to deliver real/tangible solutions and measurable business results for oil and gas players, improve efficiency, bring down cost of running operations and raise profitability.”
Commenting on the association with Schneider Electric, Meetul Patel, COO, Microsoft India, said, “Operations in the Oil & Gas industry are highly dispersed, making the efficient management of assets extremely challenging. Microsoft’s Azure platform provides Schneider Electric with advanced cloud and edge computing technologies to establish an intelligent network of IoT devices that can provide insights, drive innovative new solutions, and improve returns from investments”
By leveraging Schneider Electric EcoStruxure IoT-enabled system architecture and platform, customers can connect assets that are the center of their projects with assets that are at the center of their operations across the full lifecycle of their plants, including their supply chains. By offering both tangible IoT solutions that are available today as well as leading edge innovation to address future needs, customers will benefit from the blend of domain/subject matter expertise from Schneider Electric and industry-leading cloud technology from Microsoft.
Sharing the compelling value proposition of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure, Navtej Garewal, Executive Vice President, Head of India- Aveva added, “The addition of the app and analytics piece and the access to prior information with the creation of digital twin will help create new insights and empower customers to fuel digital transformation in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry in India.”
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