The state-owned crude oil and gas company is trying to apply digital transformation.
On July 26, 2021, the first digital oil and gas gathering and transportation combined station of Sinopec, Shunbei Oilfield Combined Station, was put into operation. The annual processing capacity of the station reaches one million tons of crude oil and 380 million cubic meters of natural gas. According to a staff of Sinopec, the station integrates crude oil treatment, natural gas treatment, produced water treatment and sulfur recovery.
Shunbei Oilfield Combined Station is located in the Shunbei Oil and Gas Field, Xinjiang, an oil and gas field with the characteristics of ultra-deep, ultra-high pressure and ultra-high temperature. As of July 2021, Shunbei Field has produced 3.05 million tons of crude oil and 1.12 billion cubic meters of natural gas. In the next step, the company will build a phase II project. After completion, the annual natural gas processing capacity will reach 1 billion cubic meters.