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Takreer- Partner/Cisco


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UAE oil refiner optimizes field collaboration, production awareness,
and operational excellence
Customer Name: TAKREER
Industry: Oil and Gas
Location: United Arab Emirates
Business Impact
• Increased productivity through improved access to
tools and information
• Greater collaboration between plant and field workers
• Real-time insight into sensor data and processes

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Takreer- Partner/Cisco

  1. 1. Creating Borderless Oil and Gas PlatformUAE oil refiner optimizes field collaboration, production awareness,and operational excellence.Customer Name: TAKREER Business ImpactIndustry: Oil and Gas • Increased productivity through improved access to tools and informationLocation: United Arab Emirates • Greater collaboration between plant and field workers • Real-time insight into sensor data and processes Case StudyBusiness Challenge Solution and Results Partner ProfileThe Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER) was Working with the ABB Group, TAKREER’s lead contractor, Site Technology employs over 1700 people in six differentestablished in 1999 as a public joint-stock company. It Cisco partner Site Technology helped develop and locations: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Doha, Beirut, and Paris.specializes in the refining of crude oil and condensate, implement a Cisco® Borderless Network. Specially With specializations in all Cisco architectures, Sitethe supply of petroleum products, and the production of customized for oil and gas companies, the solution provides Technology was the first Cisco partner in the UAE to gain thegranulated sulfur. a platform to integrate communications and applications in a Data Center and Virtualization standard. Leveraging its way that delivers significant improvements in three critical expertise in turnkey solutions, the company specializes inAs part of a major development program, the TAKREER areas: field collaboration, production awareness, and improving the way that consumers and businesses perform:Ruwais Refinery Expansion, the company is building a new operational excellence. reducing complexity, increasing productivity, and makingrefinery based on the latest industry innovations, including a procedures more cost effective.gas oil hydrotreater, hydrocracking unit, and a vacuum unit, By its very nature, refinery operational areas are hazardousto make low-sulfur fuel. spaces in which movements and activities of all personnel need to be closely tracked and controlled. Productivity andKey requirements for the new refinery included a state-of-the- workforce safety are significantly improved by optimising the “In addition to coming up with a first-classart IT infrastructure, providing 50 buildings and remote workers solution, Site Technology also flew in subject- availability and delivery of applications to help ensurewith instant access to communications and tools, includingEnterprise Resource Management and seismic profiling employees receive the information that they need to safely experts to help train local engineers on Ciscoapplications. To help ensure compliance with TAKREER’s high go about their work. products and operating the new network.”standards for health and safety, the network also needed to TAKREER can now gain greater insight by securely networking TAKREERsupport video and IP closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras sensor data and transforming it into operations the future. Examples could include using the network to measure process health: temperature, pressure, vibration, corrosion, emissions, For More Information spill, leaks, and other key indicators. To learn more about Cisco is helping oil and gas companies to transform, please go here For more information on Cisco Borderless Networks, please go here© 2011 Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: Third-party trademarksmentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. (1110R) ES/0412