Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Oil and Gas Pipeline and Transportation Automation Market to grow by USD 1.47 billion between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Oil and Gas Pipeline and Transportation Automation Market” by Application (Pipeline, LNG, terminal) Solution (SCADA, DCS, PLC) Geography (North America, APAC, Europe, Middle East and Africa, South America)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 1.47 billion at a CAGR of almost 3.16% during the forecast period. The oil and gas pipeline and transportation automation market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing demand for energy infrastructure. Notably, key players such as Saudi Aramco are expanding their initiatives, with 23 new MoUs and one JV focusing on advanced materials, technology, industrial and energy services, and sustainability. Additionally, regulatory approvals for extensive pipeline networks, like India's 33,764 km natural gas pipeline network, further bolster market expansion. Saudi Aramco's resumption of development work on three offshore crude expansion projects also contributes to this trend..

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By Application, the Pipeline segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

In the Oil and Gas pipeline and transportation sector, SCADA solutions play a pivotal role in automation. These systems offer real-time monitoring, control, and data acquisition, enabling operators to manage critical pipeline infrastructure parameters such as pressure, temperature, flow rates, and valve positions. SCADA's key strength lies in its ability to collect and analyze massive data volumes, presented through user-friendly interfaces for informed decision-making.

By Solution, SCADA  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

In the oil and gas midstream sector, pipelines serve as essential infrastructure for transporting substantial volumes of fluids. These intricate systems, which include crude oil, natural gas, refined products, and liquefied gases, are subject to critical performance indicators such as material flow, pressure, temperature, density, and viscosity. Operating environments and fluid types vary, increasing complexity. Despite being the safest mode of transportation, pipeline reliability depends on rigorous monitoring and maintenance. The oil and gas pipeline and transportation automation market caters to these needs, offering advanced technologies for optimal pipeline performance and safety.

North America is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

The North American oil and gas sector is a significant consumer of crude oil globally, driven by the substantial fuel demand in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The region's market for pipeline and transportation automation is thriving due to the high production costs, advanced technologies like transportation automation, and the presence of major vendors such as Emerson Electric and Honeywell International. Investments in offshore fields in the Gulf of Mexico are expected to further bolster market growth.

The Oil and Gas Pipeline and Transportation Automation Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • ABB Ltd.
  • Andritz AG
  • Azbil Corp.
  • Beckhoff Automation GmbH and Co. KG
  • Eaton Corp. Plc
  • Emerson Electric Co.
  • Endress Hauser Group Services AG
  • FANUC Corp.
  • Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • INTECH Process Automation Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
  • OMRON Corp.
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Rockwell Automation Inc.
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Siemens AG
  • Toshiba Corp.
  • Valmet Corp.
  • Yokogawa Electric Corp.

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Research Analysis Overview

In the Oil and Gas sector, pipeline and transportation automation have become essential for optimizing operations, enhancing safety, and reducing downtime. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and IoT technologies are integral to automation solutions, enabling real-time data analytics, predictive maintenance algorithms, and automated valve control. Regulations and standards dictate the implementation of communication networks, SCADA systems, and programmable logic controllers for process automation. Safety and security are paramount in this industry, with software algorithms and control systems ensuring efficient and reliable pipeline operations. Sensors and distributed control systems monitor LNG, pipeline, and refinery processes, providing valuable insights for predictive analytics and proactive maintenance. Extraction sites also benefit from automation, reducing human errors and improving overall efficiency. The Oil and Gas pipeline and transportation automation market continues to evolve, with a focus on improving operational performance, ensuring regulatory compliance, and enhancing safety and security. Predictive maintenance algorithms and remote monitoring play a crucial role in minimizing downtime and maximizing asset utilization.

Market Research Overview

In the Oil and Gas Industry, automation technologies have become essential for efficient pipeline and transportation solutions. Hybrid deployments, combining both cloud-based and on-premise solutions, are increasingly popular for advanced software packages that manage wireless systems and SCADA systems. Regulations and standards ensure safety and security, minimizing downtime due to human errors or communication network disruptions. Pipeline and terminal automation solutions include Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), machine learning (ML), and predictive analytics. These technologies enable process automation, real-time data analytics, predictive maintenance algorithms, and automated valve control. Advanced sensors monitor pipelines for spills, leaks, and accidents, while robotics and artificial intelligence optimize supply chain logistics and oil demand forecasting. Automation components such as sensors, control systems, and automation technologies like IoT, ML, and AI, are integral to the industry's infrastructure. Real-time data analytics and predictive maintenance algorithms ensure optimal performance and minimize downtime. In the Natural Gas and Oil Industry, automation solutions are crucial for managing extraction sites, refineries, and transportation networks, enhancing overall operational efficiency.


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