Schneider Electric Showcases EcoStruxure™ Platform Solutions at EGYPS 2019
- Walid Sheta: “Schneider Electric is working on providing oil and gas projects with the latest innovations, including EcoStruxure™ Platform, which provides security and reliability to projects, enhance the efficiency of infrastructure, and reduce maintenance costs”
- EcoStruxure™ is one of the integrated solutions Schneider Electric provides to manage oil and gas projects in Egypt to maximize operational sustainability and increase profitability and safety rates
This year, Schneider Electric is participating in the show amongst a strong participation by oil and gas companies and many experts and specialists in the field, with the aim of creating a blueprint for the future of the Egyptian energy sector and bolstering cooperation opportunities in the field. Schneider Electric has many contributions in the energy projects in Egypt including supplying the giant Zohr gas field with 100-percent locally produced electricity equipment, manufactured in Schneider Electric’s regional factory in Badr city, in addition to its work on the West Nile Delta gas field, Abu Redis petroleum fields, ETHYDCO petrochemical complex, and the SUMED Sokhna Terminal Storage capacity expansion.
With the goal of expanding the industrial infrastructure of energy projects and increasing their flexibility, scalability and sustainability, Schneider Electric utilizes the best-in-class IT technologies and advanced software development in all of its energy projects in the Egyptian market. EcoStruxure™ Platform is one of Schneider Electric’s integrated solutions to manage and automate oil and gas projects, enabling complete integration and transparency between applications and control unit.
Walid Sheta, Schneider Electric's Regional Cluster Head of North East Africa and Levant, said “Egypt has great potential in the oil and gas sector, and the Egyptian government is eager to encourage investments in this sector to achieve high growth rates and boost Egypt’s global rank in gas production.”
“Schneider Electric is keen on providing oil and gas projects with its latest innovations, including the EcoStruxure™ platform which provides projects with reliability, security, and efficiency in their day-to-day operations. In addition to achieving energy efficiency, sustainability, lowering maintenance and operational costs, and increasing the value of the companies’ assets. EcoStruxure™ is also an Internet of Things (IoT) operated platform, which enables smart automation, control, and monitoring to facilitate the management of oil and gas projects,” he added.
Schneider Electric’s Regional Cluster Head also highlighted that EGYPS 2019 is an opportunity to exchange views and technical expertise, getting to know the latest applied technologies in the global oil and gas industry, reviewing the latest developments in the natural gas sector in Egypt, and learning how to maximize the sector’s value to help meet the needs of the industry and the local consumption.
Khaled Kamel, Schneider Electric's Vice President of Energy for North East Africa and the Levant, said “we are working on providing energy projects in the Egyptian market with the latest energy management and control technologies and enabling their infrastructure to keep abreast of all modern developments. The Egyptian oil and gas projects are one of the most important across the region, that’s why it’s important that they utilize the latest technologies to achieve the highest rates of sustainability”.
EcoStruxure™ platform is Schneider Electric's latest innovation in the field of digitizing daily operations to achieve peak sustainability rates in current strategies and processes and increase long and short-term profitability. It is also considered a green eco-friendly strategy to achieve both sustainability and profitability at the same time. EcoStruxure™ is an open interoperable platform that allows integration between connected systems and different technologies in one ecosystem. It also deploys the latest global cybersecurity, cloud computing, and data analytics standards.
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