Bucharest, Bucuresti Romania (PressExposure) November 15, 2011 -- Specialists project that global gas demand will be more than 45 percent higher in 2030 than it is today, largely driven by huge growth in energy demand in developing countries, coupled with growing worldwide needs for clean power generation. In this respect, natural gas emits up to 60 percent less carbon dioxide than coal, in addition to significantly fewer emissions that affect air quality.
Recent technology enabling supply increases in natural gas will expand its importance. The companies are also expanding their manufacturing capacity for natural gas equipment to meet growing infrastructure demands. In fact growing demand for natural gas market has changed the global market, so there has been extensive research to reduce as much as possible the cost of production and transport. The equipment developed by the manufacturers is following these trends.
In the last five decades the overall use of natural gas has led to a variety of technologies and practices in almost all the countries of the world and the industry has evolved and expanded. The safety requirements are applied to the entire chain of processes of obtaining and use of natural gas, from exploration, extraction, processing, transportation and storage to distribution. All the equipment is based on international requirements. The natural gas industry requires an evolved automation and safety system to handle all aspects of this business. It must conform to regulatory norms and have the capabilities for advanced process control to maximize natural gas send-out while minimizing energy requirements. Additionally, integration must include people, environmental, process and equipment protection and management. Integration of these sub-systems help operations mitigate risk while providing reliability, flexibility and centralized control with remote collaboration capabilities. Technology advancements in the natural gas have reduced processing costs and the fact that natural gas is a 'clean' fuel (compared with coal and other fossil fuels) has led to significant growth in natural gas trade.
"Services provided by the equipment developers and system integrators in natural gas sector range from project engineering, main automation contractor, security management of process control networks or metering instrumentation, control systems and advanced natural gas applications support to maximize availability and customers' business potential. We deliver complete measurement and automation solutions for accurate information in the most efficient manner possible. That means control, safety, SCADA, advanced control, optimization, analytical instruments, precision measurement, equipment, electrical systems, integrated telecommunications, security devices and systems, simulators, information management and so on. Briefly, we offer the best of our own and third-party products and applications for the entire supply chain, throughout the project's lifecycle.", said Ion Andronache, the CEO of the Romanian company Syscom18, one of the national leaders on the process control and automation market, company that provides integrated solutions and complex installations for the oil and gas industry.
"We target especially the Middle East and Eurasia as they dominate the world market as natural gas suppliers.", Ion Andronache also mentioned. Almost all the natural gas producers in the Middle East and Asia have spent the past two years gearing up for expansion. The Middle East especially has substantial gas reserves and so far only a few percent of the total reserve has been exploited. This implies there is substantial scope to develop the industry in the region and has attracted equal participation from state-owned National Oil Companies and International Oil Companies. These companies have invested in the natural gas industry through Joint Ventures and consortiums.