Industrial Connectivity for Oil & Gas

Industrial Networking Solutions

As the oil and gas industry continues to grow, more and more well sites, pumping stations, pipelines, processing plants, and refineries are being built. Along the entire route, safe, reliable networking and industrial automation are critical to smooth operations, efficiency, and productivity.

Because safety is a top priority, networks are mission critical. Outages, downtime, and failures can threaten human lives and severely damage oil and gas facilities. Black Box has the ability to help you design, implement, and maintain Ethernet networks and monitoring systems to ensure maximum uptime at every stage of production from the field to the refinery.

We can help you:
Integrate new technologies with existing systems.
Maintain interconnected networks.
Better utilize existing equipment.
Gain a better return on your communications investment.
Our goal is your goal. Better, safer, more reliable communications, particularly in rugged, harsh environments.

Class 1, Division 2 Networking and Communications Solutions
S_DIAG_oil-gas-indexWe offer hardened Class 1, Division 2 networking and communications solutions for harsh oil and gas environments from redundant 10-GbE networks and wireless field communications to PoE deployments and industrial monitoring.

Providing Intrinsically safe mobile phones is a key factor.
The Push-To-Talk solution delivers instant plant wide coordination. Professional grade Intrinsically Safe audio accessories enable clear Push-to-Talk communications in the loudest environments, even for workers needing hearing protection.

They are resistant to petroleum, lubricants, anti-freeze and other common chemicals. Workers who must wear protective gloves can still use their phone with confidence. Operation in temperatures from 20 ° C to +55 ° C and vibration resistance suitable for use in drilling operations contribute to extreme reliability on the oil or gas field.

Why check your cell phone at the gate? There’s never been a better time to enhance safety while reducing costs by replacing radio systems with high performance multi-mode solution.

Pipeline safety
Monitor your pipeline assets anytime and anywhere, independent of the actual length of your pipeline system and detect safety incidents earlier and more effectively.

To analyze threats and manage third-party interference efficiently and perform evidence-based inspection: only inspect when and where there is evidence for potential threats.

Facilitate the communication between the office and field crews by sharing all relevant and up-to-date integrity management information.

Redundant Ethernet Networks
To provide the high availability, high redundancy, and high-performance required for Ethernet networks in the oil and gas industry, redundant network switches are required.

Networking Solutions for Remote/Temporary Sites
Black Box offers a number of solutions for remote and temporary networks. These include wireless network extenders and the IT infrastructure to protect equipment in harsh environments.

Security/Surveillance
Wireless extenders and PoE solutions provide a reliable method for connecting security and surveillance cameras and equipment at temporary and remote sites.