Upstream: Onshore Production
Secure and Efficient Networking Solutions for Oil Wellhead Automation

Intelligent oil wellhead automation can be achieved with a reliable and cost-effective automated Ethernet-based control and monitoring system that supervise operations from the wellheads and Gas Oil Separation Plant (GOSP) in a SCADA-based control center. This system combines video monitoring, data acquisition, and transmission, and requires a high-bandwidth backbone with non-stop redundant reliability and real-time performance. Since onshore operations are characterized by environmental hazards such as corrosion, temperature extremes, and risk of explosions, the network equipment must be able to withstand these hazards and comply with ATEX standards.

 
Network Requirements   Moxa Solutions
  • A reliable, well-functioned monitor and control network system based on industrial Ethernet is required to remotely manage and immediately access data from wellhead RTUs at the SCADA host, reducing the number of in-person maintenance trips.
  • Backbone network with high bandwidth Gigabit performance for video, voice, and data transmission, with fast fault recovery in case the network goes down.
  • A secure network that protects the monitoring system and critical oil wellhead assets from malicious attack.
  • A software solution that manages a large-scale wellhead network system for easy network troubleshooting and maximum system uptime.
  • Fiber optic cable for secure and long-distance transmission to the field monitoring site to deliver superior EMI/noise immunity and high availability.
  • ATEX and UL ratings to certify explosion-proofing, dustproofing, weatherproofing, and extreme operating temperature range to ensure safety and reliability in hazardous conditions.
  • Moxa's high-performance Layer 3 switches form reliable Gigabit fiber redundant rings across the GOSP LAN network and support additional Gigabit uplinks that provide transparent information from wellheads to the SCADA control center, enabling real-time video, voice, and data transmission.
  • Turbo Ring and Turbo Chain self-healing technology (recovery time < 20 ms) with highly flexible and cost-efficient deployment for multiple rings deliver the highest level of network availability and hassle-free expansion.
  • Moxa offers a variety of remote monitoring, maintenance, and data acquisition solutions for maximum customer flexibility, including industrial-grade IP surveillance solutions, integrated multi-service gateway for efficient communication interoperability, industrial serial device server, high-grade embedded computer, and industrial wireless Ethernet product for mobile access of onsite maintenance.
  • Multiple network management software and OPC-enabled solutions allow engineers to stay in control of the Ethernet networks with easy and seamless integration with SCADA/HMI systems.
  • Gigabit secure router to form a trusted industrial network with the highest levels of protection.
  • In addition to Ul/cUL Class I, Division 2, and ATEX Zone 2 certifications, rugged features for greater system reliability include dual redundant power, and -40 to 75˚C operating range.
     
Product Offerings
High-performance Redundant Backbone

 
24G+2 10GbE/24G+4 10GbE-port Layer 3 Gigabit Managed Ethernet Switches
Layer 3 routing interconnects multiple LAN segments
Turbo Ring, Turbo Chain (recovery < 20 ms) and RSTP/STP for Ethernet redundancy
Isolated redundant power with universal 110/220 VAC power inputs
 
24+4G-port Layer 3 Substation Managed Switch
Passed KEMA tests based on IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 standards
Various media modules: RJ45, fiber, SFP, and M12 ports
Isolated redundant power inputs with universal 24/48 VDC or 110/220 VDC/VAC inputs
Fanless design with -40 to 85°C operating temperature
   
 
7+3G-port Gigabit Managed Ethernet Switch
 
7+3G-port Gigabit PoE Managed Ethernet Switch
2 GE ports for a redundant ring and 1 GE port for uplink or ring coupling
3 combo Gigabit RJ45/SFP ports and 4 IEEE 802.3af-compliant PoE ports (EDS-P510)
Redundancy with Turbo Ring and Turbo Chain (recovery time < 20 ms), and RSTP/STP
Intelligent management, security, and PoE management (EDS-P510) functions
-40 to 75°C operating temperature range
Wellhead Monitoring and Maintenance
x86-based Embedded Computer
 
x86-based Embedded Computer
Intel Atom Z510PT 1.1GHz processor, 400 MHz FSB
Front-end computing, storage, and communication
Dual independent displays (VGA +LVDS)
Palm-size form factor with -40 to 85˚C operating temperature range
Outdoor Single RF Wireless AP/Bridge/Client
 
IEEE 802.11a/b/g Outdoor Single RF Wireless AP/Bridge/Client
Multi-SSID,VLAN, QoS support
Rapid Turbo Roaming under 100 ms
Long-distance data transfer up to 10 km
IP68-rated metal housing, dual DC power and PoE
 
Industrial Serial Device Server
 
1/2/4-port Industrial Serial Device Server
Enhanced surge protection for the serial, Ethernet, and power lines
2 KV isolation for serial signals
Class I, Div. 2/ATEX Zone 2 certified for harsh industrial environments (Pending)
Rugged screw-type terminal blocks for power and serial connectors
VPort 704
Industrial Multi-service Gateway
Phase Out!
 
Industrial Multi-service Gateway
3 Gigabit ports (copper and SFP)
Supports Turbo Ring, RSTP, and ring coupling
Supports VLAN, IGMP Snooping, and QoS (TOS, COS, Port-based)
4-ch IP video encoder module and 4-ch serial device server module supported
SCADA Control Center
Gigabit Firewall/VPN Secure Router
 
Industrial Gigabit Firewall/VPN Secure Router
Gigabit combo RJ45/SFP port for 1 WAN, 1 LAN, and 1 user-configurable WAN/DMZ interface
Dual WLAN for reliable connection redundancy or load sharing
Easy-to-use firewall setting functionality
Industrial Network Management Software
 
Industrial Network Management Software
Automatic topology discovery and visualization
Real-time event management and traffic monitoring
Central management of configurations and firmware
Easy integration with SCADA/HMI systems with OPC
32-channel IP Surveillance Software
 
32-channel IP Surveillance Software
Live view with H.264, MPEG4, and MJPEG, from VPort products
Video recording and playback functions by event
Built-in OPC server for easy communication with automation systems
OPC Server
 
Easily monitor and prevent downtime of control network

 

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