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Petronas and Emerson join hands for digital transformation and decarbonization


Petronas and Emerson join hands for digital transformation and decarbonization

Petronas has recently inked a memorandum of understanding with technology and software company Emerson to drive digital transformation and decarbonization initiatives. - Journal of Petroleum Technology

The two companies are building on their decades-long relationship to develop advanced automation. Over the past few years, Emerson has been collaborating with Petronas to identify digitalization and decarbonization opportunities.

Emerson has a comprehensive portfolio of industry expertise and a network of global industry centers. Through this collaboration, we look forward to enhancing our remote operation capability and strengthening our cybersecurity, while at the same time accelerating our carbon footprint reduction and improving asset efficiency and operational excellence.

M Iskandar Bakeri, Petronas’ head of group technical solutions, project delivery, and technology

The agreement will pave the way for Petronas and Emerson to collaborate on extracting Highway Addressable Remote Transducer diagnostic data from field instruments and control systems, developing predictive analytics and optimizing wireless instrument performance. These are used in process control applications and in the implementation of cybersecurity improvements to strengthen threat-monitoring capabilities, achieve higher security level compliance, and develop measurement and automation solutions to support sustainability and decarbonization initiatives focusing on carbon capture, utilization, and storage; hydrogen; and ammonia.

We are very grateful for our ongoing collaboration with Petrons. This agreement will further strengthen our synergy on sustainability and digital transformation—key priorities for both organizations.

Khairil Affandi, Emerson vice president and general manager of automation solutions

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