|September 23, 2013|
|Approximately one hour|
|Edward (Ted) Fowler, Senior Key Expert - Systems Integration and Controls Automation Bill Holt, Senior Account Manager, Sales Division Bob Skiebe, Project Director - VMM Oil & Gas Ken Pujats, Business Development Manager- Mechanical Drives|
Jack up rigs are currently the drilling platform of choice when it comes to the offshore oil and gas industry, with currently over 375 rigs currently in operation worldwide. Over the next few years, over $30B in capital expenditures are expected on new jack up rigs, to be built in shipyards in Singapore and China. Siemens, a global leader in electric motor drive systems and automation, provides Integrated Drive Systems (IDS) that enhance productivity, reduce the total cost of ownership, and give customers the benefit of a single point of contact. Part of this Integrated Drive Systems offering is the fully-automated Siemens jacking system for jack up rigs. With its integrated world class products, precise control systems, and major emphasis on safety features, the Siemens jacking system provides the rig operators, owners and naval architects significant efficiency, reliability, and safety benefits.
|Edward (Ted) Fowler Senior Key Expert - Systems Integration and Controls Automation|
|Bill Holt Senior Account Manager, Sales Division|
|Bob Skiebe Project Director - VMM Oil & Gas|
|Ken Pujats Business Development Manager- Mechanical Drives|
Siemens offers the oil & gas industry innovative, reliable & environmentally friendly technology & professional engineering services, focused on delivering minimum total cost of ownership & maximum customer satisfaction.
Our global manufacturing, logistics & consulting capabilities provide a unique "one-stop shop" environment that eliminates many of the problems associated with integrating third-party solutions.
With our extensive portfolio & industry expertise, based on providing products to thousands of projects around the world, we provide the products our customers need - safe, efficient, economic, & reliable.
These include motor & drive systems, low-voltage power distribution, automation & control, instrumentation & process analyzers, industrial IT & life-cycle services. http://www.industry.usa.siemens.com/drives/us/en/Integrated-Drive-Systems/oil-gas/Pages/oil-gas-applications.aspx