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Oil/gas/petrochemical

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Electric actuators installed at Chinese oil refinery

(10/12/2018)
More than 2,500 Rotork IQ3 electric actuators have been installed at a Chinese oil refinery and petrochemical complex.
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Pneumatic actuators adapted to meet high forces for oil field project

(04/09/2017)
As part of project to increase oil production capacity to 65,000 barrels per day (BPD) from the existing capacity of 22,000 BPD, the NASR Phase II Full Field Development Project in the UAE, Rotork has received an order for 220 pneumatic actuators.
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Helping speed up subsea oil production

(09/05/2017)
Production optimisation company, Enpro Subsea, has revealed details of how its subsea architecture was used for the first time by an operator in the Gulf of Mexico and was a contributing factor in achieving first oil production in under 12 months – a record time for the client.


Archive

  1. 09/01/2017 Adaptive process control solution improves asset optimisation

    ENI S.p.A, a multinational oil and gas company has utilised multivariable model predictive control and optimization technology to help improve performance across multiple sites. 

  2. 31/05/2016 Remote control power management solution for oil rigs

    Siemens UK & Ireland has helped develop an integrated power management system, specified for use on a collection of five oil rigs in the Caspian Sea.

  3. 07/07/2015 Enabling well compliance with EPA emissions mandates

    Electric control valve actuators from Rotork have delivered an efficient and reliable process control solution and eliminated venting and greenhouse gas emissions in compliance with new environmental protection legislation at remotely sited shale gas installations in the USA.

  4. 22/07/2014 Actuator control system reduces installation time and costs at power generation plants

    ASCO Numatics’ Actuator Control Systems (ACS) is set to be used to drive actuators in a new power generation facility currently being built as part of Indonesia’s, East Java, Banyu Urip oilfield development.

  5. 25/02/2014 Remote continuous equipment monitoring for new fixed platform

    Statoil has awarded Emerson Process Management a contract to supply an integrated condition and performance monitoring system for the Gina Krog oil and gas platform in the Norwegian North Sea to enable Statoil personnel onshore to continuously monitor the new fixed platform’s critical and essential pumps, compressors and other mechanical equipment, to maximise efficiency and identify any potential problems before production is affected.

  6. 21/01/2014 Fire & gas detection system for the Kittiwake oil platform

    Hima-Sella has been awarded a contract from oilfield services provider, Petrofac, for the provision of an upgraded fire and gas detection system for the Kittiwake oil and gas platform in the North Sea.

  7. 19/11/2013 Advanced process control and optimisation technologies increase petrochemical plant profitability

    Honeywell has been selected by the Sinopec Maoming Company to supply business management and automation technology to rejuvenate and improve operational performance at its aging petrochemical plants in Guangdong Province, China.

  8. 08/10/2013 Natural gas utility selects alarm management software suite

    A US-based natural gas distribution utility company has selected MAC Solutions' ProcessVue software suite to manage and report on process alarms across its operation.

  9. 27/08/2013 Control solution for Russian refinery

    Honeywell has announced that Antipinsky Refinery CJSC is to employ the Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) to control plant processes and general refinery facilities as part of the third stage of construction of the Antipinsky Refinery in Tyumen, Russia.

  10. 06/08/2013 Increasing throughput and reducing energy for gas processing plant

    Emerson Process Management’s support services have helped the MOL Group to increase throughput, improve product quality and reduce energy usage at its Algyõ gas plant in Hungary.

  11. 30/01/2013 Integrated control and safety systems solution for Cygnus offshore development project

    Yokogawa Europe Solutions B.V. has been awarded a contract by GDF SUEZ E&P UK to supply the integrated control and safety systems (ICSS) for its new Cygnus development project.

  12. 22/01/2013 Valve monitoring system forms vital part of predictive maintenance solution

    A networked solution for digital valve monitoring and partial stroke testing on a large scale oilfield installation in the Middle East will feature a Rotork SVM (Smart Valve Monitoring) system.

  13. 21/11/2012 E-book features innovative LNG, oil and gas automation applications

    Yokogawa has produced a 70 page e-book that discusses the use of its VigilantPlant automation concept for safe, reliable and profitable plant operations in the oil and gas industry.

  14. 30/10/2012 Critical remote emergency shutdown solution for offshore platform

    Oil and gas company, ENI Petroleum, has been helped to comply with new federal safety regulations relating to communications with offshore oil platforms by Moore Industries-International.

  15. 25/09/2012 Automation technologies and services for BP FPSO

    Emerson is to provide its PlantWeb digital plant architecture, including DeltaV, digital automation systems, for BPs new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility.

  16. 25/09/2012 Actuators supplied to Chinese tank farm

    Over 100 modular electric actuators have been supplied by AUMA for use on the largest tank farm in Tianjin located in Tianjin Nanjiang Port, China.

  17. 28/08/2012 ESD and HIPPS projects for gas applications

    Safety systems company Hima-Sella is providing emergency shutdown and automated overpressure protection systems for one of the UK’s most important gas fields.

  18. 07/08/2012 Optimising material movement and blending operations in the oil and gas sectors

    Honeywell’s BMA applications are designed to provide complete planning, execution, and performance monitoring of refinery and terminal blending and movement operations, and integrate with either its Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) or DCS from other vendors’. BMA applications help ensure that off-site facilities operate more efficiently, with improved safety and reliability.

  19. 31/07/2012 Control and safety system upgrade for Staatsolie refinery

    Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V., the state-owned hydrocarbon and sustainable energy company, has selected Honeywell to upgrade the safety and control system at its Suriname refinery to its Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) solution.

  20. 21/05/2012 Improving performance of global refinery operations

    Invensys Operations Management has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Valero Energy Corporation, for the use of Invensys Operations Management’s ACA.HF Advanced Alkylation Measurement Solution.