AVEVA launches unified operations centre
The technology is already in use by companies including ADNOC, which uses it to unify data from its group companies in one central location
AVEVA launched its unified operations centre (UOC), a command-and-control solution for infrastructure operators such as smart cities and facilities management, and for industries like oil & gas.
It turned best practices into templated solutions that are repeatable, scalable and adaptable, enabling fast implementation and return on investment.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was one company to pioneer early versions of this tailored approach. AVEVA says that companies who have used this technology have realised reductions in project implementation times by as much as 60% over the more time-intensive process of integrating bespoke solutions.
"ADNOC’s operations across the entire value chain are vast and varied and the Panorama Command Centre gives us unified live data access across all our operations and business units," said Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi, senior vice president of digital at ADNOC. "Modeling, simulations and analytics have also allowed ADNOC to drive greater production efficiencies across the board. AVEVA is a key partner for ADNOC as we continue to adopt the latest technologies and drive our Oil & Gas 4.0 mission to stay ahead of the world’s growing energy demand."
The unified operations centre is a hub that transforms the control room into a collaborative workspace. Functional silos are broken down by contextualising operational and business data to enable teams to make better decisions based on accurate, real-time information.
The UOC, built on AVEVA system platform, offers faster time-to-value through industry-proven solution templates, reports, dashboards and operational KPIs that unify all available data from operations, process, engineering, maintenance and finance, enabling teams to improve their situational awareness of real-time operations and make better decisions.
“By partnering with leading companies in the process and infrastructure market we have witnessed the operational gains that this ‘system of systems’ approach can achieve. Now, organisations of any size can benefit by rapidly deploying our industry-proven, template-based solutions to transform their businesses with confidence,” said Rashesh Mody, vice president of AVEVA’s monitoring & control business. “The Unified Operations Center enables companies to achieve operational excellence and increase profitability through more efficient energy consumption and predictive maintenance. We expect to deliver other industry solutions, like power and water, in the coming months.”
To learn more about ADNOC's Panorama Command Centre, read our January 2019 cover feature on the technology.