Pipelines 4.0

An integrated approach to optimizing midstream assets
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An Integrated Approach to Optimizing Midstream Assets for Maximum Utilization and Investment Returns

Our panel of experts will explore how your data—an all too often untapped asset—can be harnessed to optimize pipeline expansion and performance. You’ll learn how advanced virtualization, asset performance management and remote monitoring as well as data acquisition and management strategies can help you unlock the potential of your pipelines, from pre-FEED to long-term maintenance.

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Introducing Pipelines 4.0

The midstream market has evolved. We’ve evolved with it.

Pipelines 4.0 is an integrated approach to the engineering, supply and life cycle optimization of pipeline assets, tailored to meet the evolving needs of midstream operators globally. With a significant increase in demand for pipeline infrastructure, maximizing efficiency and driving down costs have become more relevant. Today’s operators must contend with a host of emerging challenges as well: effectively managing large amounts of data, cybersecurity threats and tightening legislation.
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Integrated Solutions

Integrated engineering solutions for midstream assets

We are a major provider of engineering solutions and equipment for midstream assets. Siemens supports liquids and natural gas pipelines, with a focus on pump and compressor stations, as well as tank farms, terminals and storage facilities. With the industry’s largest installed base of rotating equipment, Siemens also provides motors and drives, automation, electrification (including e-shelters), digitalization and SCADA solutions. And, rounding out our integrated Pipelines 4.0 offering, we offer a range of financing options.
We work with our pipeline customers to deliver what matters most: safety, efficiency, predictability, reliability, and ultimately, peace of mind. Our close proximity to customers drove the development of Pipelines 4.0. The market has evolved, and we’ve evolved with it."
Matthew Chinn, COO, Siemens Oil and Gas
Digitalization

Digital solutions for pipeline operators

Siemens has the unique ability to offer an extended electrification package that includes oil and gas software for compressors, drives, motors, skids, automation, e-shelters, sub-stations and transformers, enabling operators to further streamline interfaces and reduce risk. And we are a major provider of data-based solutions to the oil and gas industry. 

Discover your untapped assets

Advances in sensor technology and data analytics have ushered in the Internet of Things (IoT), which is steadily transforming entire industries, including oil and gas. Our data-based solutions, which include remote monitoring and drive-train analytics, offer the ideal antidote for aging pipeline assets. We are also developing unique applications, like SmartPump (highlighted below), to improve operational efficiency and drive down costs. And our cybersecurity strategies can help you afford maximum protection to strategic midstream assets. 

SmartPump for oil pipelines

Securely hosted in Siemens cloud-based MindSphere IoT operating system, our SmartPump application holds the potential to reduce utility charges significantly, helping operators save millions of dollars over multi-year periods The data-based solution is designed to optimize load management, power consumption, and scheduling in pump stations. 

Power Transmission Packages

Power that’s made for Midstream

With our SGT-400 Pipeline (PL) Compressor Package, we’ve built a solution perfectly suited to the needs of the midstream market.

SGT-400 PL Package

Our SGT-400 PL package is designed to meet the demands of today’s dynamic energy market. Compact and factory-complete, it is easy, affordable and fast to ship and install and backed by our world-class services. Powered by our SGT-400 gas turbine coupled with a Siemens class-leading pipeline compressor, it combines reliability with greater efficiency and lower emissions across the entire 10MW-15MW (13,000HP to 20,000HP) power range. 

Financing Solutions

Financing solutions for midstream projects

Let Siemens Financial Services help you move your project forward, so that you can focus on moving oil and gas to key markets  

Business and financing models

Pipeline projects are critical in importance, large in scale and increasingly on tight schedules to de-bottleneck the oil and gas supply chain. To help you maximize efficiency, Siemens offers several business and financing models, including leasing, debt financing and equity investments for midstream projects, rounding out our Pipelines 4.0 offering.  

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