Point to Point Microwave Telecommunications System

The Site

eProduction Solutions installed this telecommunications system on the DP1 platform and Halul Island in Qatar for Elf Petroleum Qatar.

The Requirement

To provide voice (Telephone Hot Lines) and data communications for an offshore installation, as well as complete mobile (VHF), Marine and Air Band Radio Systems as a turnkey contract.

The Solution

The system features a space diversity, 1.5 GHz. Microwave link over 43 Km. Dual redundant 1+1 hot standby Microwave transceivers and space diversity antennas, as well as a dual redundant PLC link from onshore SCADA to offshore PLC system. In addition, a voice system including intrinsically safe handheld radios (VHF) with key pads and PABX interface over microwave radio link. A multiplexor providing multiple data and voice circuits including PABX extensions and hot lines via the microwave link. Also provided were Marine and Air Band Radio Systems. Additional services also provided to client included wind loading calculations for antenna systems.

The Benefits

The Telecommunications system is a cost effective solution which met all of the customer’s requirements. Key benefits of the system are:

  • Ease of use, user friendly, Flexible and expandable solution.
  • RF reliability of 99.999% in the Arabian Gulf environment.

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The Services and Solutions

eProduction Solutions. is a one-stop provider of complete automation systems for producing oil and gas fields and pipelines. The comprehensive solutions use superior technology and thorough support to empower users to make better decisions from their desktop for more efficient operations.

eProduction Solutions provides solutions with a comprehensive list of in-house integrated products and services. Our solutions are rounded out with our expertise in artificial lift, optimization, production operations, and multiple configurations. Our solutions are available for onshore fields, offshore platforms, onshore gas fields, pipeline monitoring, and web-based solutions. eProduction Solutions addresses all types of wells with its system including rod pumping, injection, ESP, gas lift, PCP, plunger lift, and free flowing. All parts of our solutions are built upon state of the art industry technology and on proven field results.

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