New Delhi: India's largest private oil and gas explorer Cairn Oil and Gas on Tuesday announced the deployment of Honeywell Forge enterprise performance management software to improve decision making, boost productivity, enhance efficiency and reduce manual paperwork, all while enabling workers to remotely operate their facilities.
The company has embarked on a digitalisation journey to drive safety, productivity and efficiency, and partnered with Honeywell to support them in their efforts. Focused on automating operator rounds and digitising control room logbooks, Honeywell solutions enabled faster handover between shifts by 50 per cent.
Honeywell Forge deployed by Cairn Oil and Gas is available on a cloud platform for quick and easy workflow and system maintenance configuration and is now enabling Cairn to accelerate digitalisation and maintain production by optimising resources.
"In this challenging business environment, we believe adoption and application of technology will make a huge difference to the industry and help maximise India's hydrocarbons potential. Digitalisation of our operations has helped us in business continuity and maintaining optimum levels of production during the ongoing pandemic," said Anand Laxshmivarahan R., Chief Digital Officer, Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Ltd.
The technology is enabling Cairn industrial workers to remotely operate their plants while ensuring business continuity. Honeywell Forge Inspection Rounds, which is an easy-to-use software solution that digitises end- to-end inspection workflows. Inspection Rounds runs directly on mobile devices and enables field technicians to easily capture data through pre-defined workflows. It also works offline and automatically synchronises data in the cloud when connectivity is available.
The other solution, Honeywell Forge Operations Management, is a single auditable repository for all logged plant-related operational activity.
Cairn Oil and Gas is one of the first companies in the upstream industry to implement a comprehensive digital operations programme across its sites.