Bordered by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia, lies the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE). Consisting of seven states joined on the Arabian Peninsula, the UAE boasts one of the most developed economies in the Middle East. Notably the second largest Arab economy and holder of the fifth largest proven oil reserves and fourth largest proven natural gas reserves in the region, the UAE is expanding its oil and natural gas industry at a rapid pace. An OPEC member since 1967, the UAE has proven oil reserves of close to 98 billion barrels and proven natural gas reserves of 214 trillion cubic feet.
Field Comm / SCADA is used to monitor and control entire sites spread out over large areas through a centralized system. SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems operate by using coded signals over communication channels to remote equipment and can receive status updates on this equipment in return. They are used to tie together decentralized facilities, and are vital in the operation of refineries, offshore platforms, pipelines and more.