As part of the Saudi Aramco Digitalization initiative, SMART (Sales Gas Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Tool), a digital twin of the Master Gas System (MGS) pipeline network was deployed to provide operational and maintenance insights, meet delivery agreements, predict survival times, and load forecasting. This paper shares the process of building the virtual model, tuning, validation, testing and results. In addition, several major challenges faced during the deployment and resolutions shall be discussed.

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