The oil and gas industry now faces its strongest set of challenges in terms of risk and compliance regulations. Recent events such as the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico have further brought to light the presence and relevance of such regulations. In this whitepaper, we will consider the top areas where RFID technology is benefiting the oil …show more content…
In addition, equipment is exposed to salt water, crude oil residue and other contaminants that make not only equipment operation, but also pose a huge challenge in terms of maintaining and tracking maintenance of equipment. Visual methods of
FIGURE 2: XERAFY HIGH MEMORY XL TAGS
identifying equipment including labels and plates are not always a reliable method due to the human readable data being obscured by environmental elements.
used in safety mechanisms which if needed, need to be
100% ready to operate without interference or
Xerafy’s XII-‐Series passive UHF RFID tags are ATEX
Assets range in size and form from bolts to massive
chemical, petroleum and gas processing industry.
impedance from other wireless or electrical sources.
compliant to meet the safety requirements for the
turbine pumps, propeller shafts and other components used