El Molla Inaugurates Automated Control Room to Follow up on Refining System

El Molla Inaugurates Automated Control Room to Follow up on Refining System

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla inaugurated the first phase of the control room project and automated follow-up of the petroleum refining and processing system in Egyptian refineries at the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) headquarters, the ministry said in a statement.

The control room comes within the framework of the Ministry’s work programs towards expanding digital transformation projects in all companies of the sector.

El Molla stated that the petroleum sector continues to implement digital transformation projects in all vital petroleum activities within the framework of the program to develop and modernize the sector, and in line with the country’s plans towards digital transformation in various fields as one of the main goals included in the strategy and Egypt’s Vision 2030.

The minister pointed out the importance of development and digitization projects in checking data for speedy decision-making in a timely manner, especially in the field of refining, which is the main pillar in sustaining and securing the needs of the local market and the country’s various economic sectors of petroleum products.

This room is the nucleus of digital transformation in the field of petroleum refining and manufacturing, as it works to link all systems and programs together to obtain one integrated and interconnected system, which leads to data auditing and the availability of real-time information to help the departments responsible for the refining system in speedy decision-making in timing. the appropriate, El Molla noted.

El Molla directed to expedite the implementation of all stages of the project and seek the assistance of trained young cadres who are the future ammunition for such projects and called for a periodic review of each stage of the project implementation and announcing the added value, achievement and savings achieved to be a catalyst for the development and completion of the rest of the project stages.

El Molla also followed up the workflow in the room monitoring the movement of transport and circulation of petroleum products from warehouses to points of sale and places of consumption through the application of modern digital technologies and digital transformation applications, which effectively contributed to auditing data and preventing smuggling and manipulation of quantities outside the scope of the system.

The minister followed up a practical presentation of the movement of a vehicle transporting petroleum products in the Suez governorate with the loaded quantities and its route from the warehouse until unloading its cargo at a fuel station through GPS devices.

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Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.

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