Oil & gas

Oil & gas is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The increasing demand for these raw materials results in their extraction from more and more inaccessible deposits, e.g. at seas and oceans using offshore platforms. The growing security challenges implicate the development of modern methods for condition monitoring and diagnostics of all important machinery such as pumps and compressors. Lack of monitoring and diagnostics causes dangerous failures, which sometimes result in oil spills and contamination of the environment. However, installation and flawless operation of condition monitoring systems at oil and gas platforms faces serious challenges such as: requirement of intrinsic safety according to the ATEX directive, and very harsh operational environment associated with presence of salt, grease, as well as temperature variations. EC Systems has a broad experience with machinery condition monitoring and diagnostics systems operating in very harsh environments, including offshore platforms. This allows us to provide both ready-to-use solution, as well as to develop a dedicated system, which will satisfy the most sophisticated customer needs.

Recommended products and services for the oil & gas sector

VIBstudio - Advanced online condition monitoring system for wind turbines

VIBstudio is an advanced wind turbine condition monitoring system, which analyzes vibration signals from all the key mechanical components, like main bearing, gearbox and generator. The system uses the most advanced vibration diagnostics methods available, which ensures that symptoms of a damage will not go undetected, even in an early development phase. This gives time to plan the maintenance works with a minimal downtime.

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Remote condition monitoring of oil & gas facilities

The VIBstudio system can work as a part of our remote condition monitoring service. In this solution data from multiple installations on monitored machines is collected in the central database of EC Systems Diagnostic Center. In the Center our vibration diagnostics specialists analyze the acquired data and warn against potential problems.

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VIBtransmitter VT1002DK/DS/DP - Modules for reciprocating compressors monitoring

The VT1002DK, VT1002DS and VT1002DP modules are specially modified versions of the VT1002D module, which are designed for condition monitoring of reciprocating compressors, which are often used for natural gas transmission. Their design takes into account the specific nature of work of this type of equipment, which makes VIBtransmitter VT1002DK/DS/DP modules much better suited for reciprocating compressors monitoring, than the standard, general purpose modules.

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