Field trial tests web-based wireless eSCADA

09/16/2002
Shell Venezuela SA recently proved the transparency and ease of deployment of a wireless data acquisition-communication system and web-based software in its Urdaneta West field, in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela.The new automation technology, sometimes referred to as eSCADA (supervisory control and data-acquisition system) provides remote asset management and operations in the upstream oil and gas sector based on wireless and web-based software technologies.This technology addresses the industry's need for intelligent asset monitoring, control, and data-management systems that lower capital and operating expenses, automate remote assets, provide a better framework for comprehensive data an...
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