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A remote monitoring centre has been established for Indian Oil Corporation in Hyderabad. Indian Oil Corporation happens to be the country’s largest fuel retailer. It recently launched India’s first remote monitoring system for oil refineries’ turbines.
On the occasion, IOC Chairman S M Vaidya said, “this is the first time ever, such a multi-unit monitoring system in the country is being implemented by an Oil PSU in India.”
About the Monitoring Centre and its features:
The Indian Oil Remote Monitoring and Operation Centre has been set up by BHEL- GE Gas Turbine Services which happens to be a joint venture of BHEL and Electric.
It would be managing and analysing the operational data from 27 gas turbines at 8 Indian Oil Corporation refineries in India.
The turbines are responsible for the power required in the oil refineries
This technology generally referred to as Proactive Predictive Analytics-based Automated Anomaly Detection would only allow monitoring of the Gas Turbine Operational Data that flew in digitally from 27 turbines of the eight Indian Oil refineries round-the-clock in Hyderabad.