A terminal or large depot is a storage area where Oil, Gas, or Chemical products are received through cross-country pipelines, tanker trucks and/or marine vessels, which are then stored in a tank farm. These products are re-distributed by truck, barge, rail car, or other means. Yokogawa has accumulated more than 2 decades of experience in terminal automation and offers comprehensive knowledge and expertise in improving your logistic operations.
"Refining" is a process to produce various oil products from crude oil, to blend them into the final products and to ship to the decided destinations. In the refinery, process units called "on-site facilities". The other facilities in the refinery is called "off-site facilities" including storage facilities, oil movement facilities and blending facilities, etc. Yokogawa proposes the solutions for automating and optimizing the off-site operations.
Shipping Customer Orders Within the Quality, Safely, Efficiently, and Accurately is a Perennial Problem in Terminal Operations
A typical medium size terminal has more than 1,500 transfer operations a day, and countless sub-operations (line clearances, heating, circulation, etc.)
Oil Movement Suite VP & Terminal Logistics Suite VP Helps You Overcome Your Challenges
Improve Safety: Interlock procedures to avoid mis-operations, and integrated smart-alarm management to help reduce operator load, improving overall safety
Improve Efficiency: Enabled by automated equipment scheduling, flexible route optimization, and blend recipe optimization. Together, these three ensure minimized turnaround time with optimized inventory usage
Improve Availability: Due to the inbuilt intelligence, OMSVP and TLSVP automatically re-route operations around failed equipment ensuring optimum terminal operations. OMSVP and TLSVP is able to provide this capability due to its integration with leading edge Plant Asset Management systems.
Improve Human Reliability: Simulated operations allow operators to learn in a safe environment - Advanced Operating Graphics supports the trained operators by making complex operations clear and simple, focusing on the most important tasks at hand - but when mistakes do happen, we catch them... the system will then track equipment services to avoid contamination
Increased Profit & Increased Availability by Overcoming Logistic Challenges
Reduce Demmurage for Vessel, Just in-time Delivery
Tracability of Operation, Materials, Products, Quality
Support the Business Process from Purchase Order to Payment
Support to Keep Operation Safety, to Keep Quality Correct, to Keep Turn-around Time Short
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