Aramco Supply Chain Management

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2008 Siemens Automation Summit A Users Conference
ID#: 2965

Improving Supply Chain Management through Real-Time Operations Monitoring Track: MES Topic: Enterprise Integration

Presenter: Ramadan Fan Company: Saudi Aramco

© Copyright 2008, Saudi Aramco. All rights reserved.

Agenda Saudi Aramco Overview Saudi Aramco Distribution Operations Supply Chain Management Challenges SIMATIC IT XHQ Implementation Enterprise Monitoring Solution Key Benefits & Next Steps

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Saudi Aramco Overview – Global Offices
Saudi Petroleum Overseas Ltd. Ltd. Vela Marine Intl., Ltd. Intl., Ltd.

Saudi Petroleum Intl., Inc. Intl., Aramco Overseas Company, AOC (BV) Company,

Saudi Petroleum Ltd. Ltd. Aramco Services Company Saudi Aramco Headquarters

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Saudi Aramco Overview – Upstream & Downstream

Gas Sales Grid

Upstream Gas Plants

Downstream Gas Plants

OIL & GAS Wells


Bulk Plants


Crude Treatment & Stabilizers Page 4 Crude Terminals

Saudi Aramco Distribution Operations Responsible for domestic fuel distribution through its Bulk Plants and Air Fueling Operations Meet the Kingdom’s growing fuel demand in the most safe, reliable, and environment friendly manner Enhance customer satisfaction through world class services

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Supply Chain Management Challenges Managing remote facilities scattered across the country Tracking product transfer via trucks, pipeline and marine Accessing different operation and business systems Generating operation reports in a timely manner Coordination between sending and receiving plants Responding quickly to customer complaints

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SIMATIC IT XHQ Implementation Corporate strategy to standardize on a single Enterprise Monitoring Solution (EMS) Easy direct access to key operational data Common view of aggregated information Integrate real-time process data with business data Improve performance monitoring through KPI measures Replicate best practices across the enterprise

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Enterprise Monitoring Solution – Distribution Operations

SAP System HR LP Finance BW

Non-SAP Applications LIMS SAIF
Oracle Servers OSI PI Servers





Terminal Management Systems

Field Automation & Lab Systems



Tank Gauging

Test Instruments

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Enterprise Monitoring Solution – Distribution Operations Site-Specific Dashboards Product Inventory Sales and Transfer Orders Truck Loading/Unloading Pipeline Shipping Quality Assurance Operations Compliance Data Source SAP-HCM, PI SAP-HCM TMS (Siemens/Honeywell) OSI PI PQAS * OCRCS *

* In-house developed application based on Oracle

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Enterprise Monitoring Solution – Distribution Operations Common Dashboards Management Dashboard Maintenance Dashboard Equipment Dashboard Inspections Dashboard T&I Dashboard Safety Dashboard Quality Dashboard Data Source SAP-HR, PM, Finance SAP-PM SAP-PM SAIF * TIIS * SAP-LP LIMS, PQAS *

* In-house developed applications based on Oracle

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Enterprise Monitoring Solution – Key Benefits Empowered plants to make quick and informed decisions Enhanced Saudi Aramco customers relationship Graphically related daily operation to production targets Data transparency and sharing among plants Focus on problem areas with data views and drilldowns

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Enterprise Monitoring Solution – Next Steps Visualization of full supply chain Dashboards for high management level Integration with SAP Portal Integration with GIS system Integration with planning and scheduling tools

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Enterprise Monitoring Solution – Distribution Project Team Siemens Ahsan Yousufzai, Manager Ayman Al-Mutawa, Tech. Lead Zulfiqar Naushad, Consultant Ahmed Al-Sahaff, Team Lead Zubair Hassan, Team Lead Maher Al-Khaldi, Developer Asif Iqbal, Developer Faruk Bansir, Developer...
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