Emerson to automate 13 LUKOIL plants
Under the agreement, which extends through 2014, Emerson will provide equipment, software, and services as part of LUKOILs enterprise-wide strategy to modernize process automation at their oil and gas refineries, petrochemical plants, and related facilities. LUKOIL operations to be upgraded include Stavrolen and Saratovorgsintez in Russia, Neftochim Bourgas in Bulgaria, ZAO Lukor in Ukraine, and Vars in Latvia, as well as additional facilities in Romania; in Ukraines Odessa; and in Russias Perm, the Volgograd region, and the Komi Republic.
Modernizing these facilities using Emersons advanced technologies and services will enable us to improve product quality and reduce environmental impact right away and gain a significant advantage over our competitors in the future, said a LUKOIL representative. The upgraded automation is also expected to help LUKOIL improve process performance, increase production of high-quality diesel fuel, and balance refining output with oil production.
LUKOIL chose Emerson because of the two companies successful experience in cooperating on previous projects, as well as Emersons technologies and full scope of design, training, installation supervision, start-up, and commissioning services. The LUKOIL facilities being modernized will be upgraded to Emerson's PlantWeb digital automation architecture with Smart Wireless technology. The architecture includes DeltaV digital automation systems, DeltaV SIS process safety systems, and AMS Suite predictive maintenance software, as well as Fisher control valves, Micro Motion Coriolis flow and density meters, and Rosemount measurement instruments.
Our proven ability to implement comprehensive-but-easy-to-use automation solutions will enable us to help LUKOIL realize its strategic objectives, said Steven A Sonnenberg, president of Emerson Process Management. We have enjoyed a strong relationship with LUKOIL for several years and look forward to helping them further improve the performance of these facilities.
About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing, and distribution in the oil and gas, refining, chemical, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences, and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management, and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Daniel, Ovation, and AMS Suite.
MORE PROJECT NEWS
MQTT is easy when you are using Tibbo BASIC/C-programmable devices
Very useful MQTT library and a pair of demo projects illustrating the use of the new MQTT library
Movicon used in MSC Cruise Ship Overhaul Project
This extraordinary engineering feat was achieved by slicing the ship in half by following a line marked out with accurate sandblasting and...
Aveva to supply virtualization software to platform in North Sea
AVEVA Activity Visualisation Platform will be used to improve operational training on Total’s Martin Linge topside platform in the North Sea
Flowserve to Supply Valves to Giant Pulp Mill in Brazil
Flowserve will supply all ball sector control valves, ball valves and butterfly valves for the new Klabin mill (Project Puma) located in the city...
OSI to supply Energy Management System to Seattle City Light
The OSI system replaces a legacy Siemens EMS system implemented in the 1990s.
Cyber Security: Where Does the Reasoning Begin?
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Usually during cybersecurity presentations, the speakers talk about serious consequences of cyber security...
ProSoft Connect demonstrates the benefits of a Container and Microservices cloud architecture
By Keith Blodorn, ProSoft Technology
This paper describes the Container and Microservices architecture and illustrates how ProSoft customers...
The Benefits of ICS Network Monitoring Throughout the Entire Industrial Control System’s...
By Preston Futrell, NexDefense
ICS network monitoring can help maintain the reliability of mission critical equipment. It does so by providing...
Energy efficiency is the focus of Fluid Power Track at IMTS 2016
Senior level discussions about the latest innovations in hydraulics and pneumatics equipment utilized to lower manufacturers’ energy consumption...
Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food...
To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their...