Sigmafine migration at Reliance’s petrochemicals complex at Dahej
In today’s VUCA world many new opportunities evolved in every business sector including refining, petrochemical, energy sector. The current developments in the refining and petrochemical business with the advancement in technology and growth of digitalization means and various solutions, competitive and dynamic feedstock, product prices, and with the global COVID 19 disruption, it brings more focus on sustainable operation, synchronization with market demands. The control of losses & improving profit margin becomes of immense importance and more crucial in the present era.
At Reliance, activities span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals with the world's largest refining hub at Jamnagar, and petrochemical divisions at various locations across India. During the summit, we will be sharing the importance of accurate data and robust accounting processes with “Digitalized” aids, the use of Sigmafine in internal controls at Reliance, and the journey of Sigmafine software upgrade to the latest version with the management focus, meticulous planning and seamless transition at all manufacturing divisions and the benefits realized at one of RIL Petrochemical complex, Dahej Manufacturing Division will be presented.
Ayush Agrawal joined Reliance in 2015 and is currently working as a Technologist. During his tenure, he has gained experience in operations, process automation, dynamic simulators, and production accounting. His primary areas of expertise are the implementation of process monitoring solutions across all Reliance sites, dynamic simulation model development for OTS, and yield accounting & data reconciliation.
Ayush provides technical support for the Sigmafine application, including system management for all manufacturing sites. He is also working in the automation domain, focusing on improvements and adapting industry best practices for various business processes like production accounting, plant performance monitoring, and optimization.
Shirish Panchal is a Senior Technologist for Dahej Manufacturing Division at Reliance Industries Limited. He also leads Yield Accounting and Data Reconciliation activities. During his 17 years with Reliance, he has gained proficiency with various monitoring and optimization tools like OmPro, Process Monitoring, Advanced Process Control, Process-specific dynamic simulation model development for Operator Training, Production Accounting Systems, and cross-platform integration with Aspen IP21, LIMS and SAP modules including PPPI, EAM, EWM, APO, BPC, and IM.
About Reliance Industries Limited
Reliance Industries Limited is committed to innovation-led, exponential growth in the areas of hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail, and telecommunications.
Our motto “Growth is Life” aptly captures the ever-evolving spirit of Reliance. We have evolved from being a textiles and polyester company to an integrated player across energy, materials, retail, entertainment, and digital services. In each of these areas, we are committed to innovation-led, exponential growth. Our vision has pushed us to achieve global leadership in many of our businesses.
Reliance's products and services portfolio touches almost all Indians on a daily basis, across economic and social spectrums. We are now focused on building platforms that will herald the Fourth Industrial Revolution and will create opportunities and avenues for India and all its citizens to realise their true potential.