Siemens Turkey and SOCAR Turkey signed an agreement for the main energy distribution infrastructure supply. A main electricity infrastructure cooperation agreement was signed between Siemens Turkey, one of the leading companies in their sectors, and SOCAR Turkey, which carries out the Turkish operations of SOCAR, the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan. According to the agreement, Siemens Turkey will undertake the installation and renewal of the entire energy distribution infrastructure and SCADA systems of STAR Refinery, SOCAR Storage and Petkim Petrokimya Holding under the umbrella of SOCAR Turkey Refinery and Petrochemical Business Unit for a period of 5 years.
Making a statement on the subject at the signing ceremony held at SOCAR Turkey İzmir – Aliağa facilities, Siemens Turkey Chairman and CEO Hüseyin Gelis said, “As a company, we are working to accelerate the digital transformation journeys of industries with our principle of 'Transforming the Present for the Future'. It is now important for us to accelerate our digitalization processes and to adapt to the “new” one first of all. Carrying out a sustainable growth strategy for the future is one of the cornerstones of leaving a better life for new generations. With this vision, our electrification, digitalization and automation activities reinforce each other in a principled cycle. We are happy to sign a project that will set an example for our cooperation in this context. We will contribute with our technological power and expertise to expand the scope of SOCAR Turkey's high value-added activities in line with sustainability principles.”
Anar Mammadov, Head of SOCAR Turkey Refinery and Petrochemical Business Unit and Petkim General Manager, stated that their cooperation will carry the digital transformation efforts involving all group companies to a more effective level, and said, “We know the impact of digitalization on the new world's ways of doing business, and we build our infrastructure with innovative digital solutions offered by advancing technology. We attach great importance to integration. With the infrastructure support provided by Siemens, we will now take a stronger path in our digitalization efforts that expand our added value area for efficient and sustainable production. While digitalization adds great speed and agility to our operations, it also creates value for the sustainable future of the world. Digital transformation will continue to be one of the most important areas we focus on in the coming period with new investments and projects.”