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Invensys to simulate KBR Refinery

Invensys to simulate KBR Refinery

October 1, 2013 - Invensys signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with KBR, Inc. to supply its SimSci PRO/II simulation software.

 Invensys will provide PRO/II steady-state simulation software to help KBR accurately model its process technology, used in both the designs KBR provides to its customers and the technology it licenses to the hydrocarbon processing industry. In addition, Invensys will provide on-site guidance to assist KBR during transition from the previous model.  

“Before agreeing to standardize on PRO/II software, KBR needed new functionality to support them while they transitioned from a previous simulation tool,” said Tobias Scheele, Ph.D., vice president, design, simulation and optimization for Invensys. “Our Invensys developers worked hand-in-hand with the KBR team so that they can more accurately model and quickly deliver their processing technology to the market. We are pleased to provide these new features to KBR, as well as to deliver hands-on guidance and on-site engineering services to help them make the transition. We look forward to a long, mutually rewarding partnership.”

One of the refining industry’s leading simulation solutions, PRO/II software is a comprehensive simulation solution for process design, revamp and operational analysis. It is backed by more than 45 years of research and development and includes proprietary correlations to model heavy oils.

“We recognize Invensys’ strong commitment to the refining and petrochemical industries,” said John Derbyshire, president, KBR Technology. “This mutually collaborative relationship and the valuable assistance they have provided during the transition will help us continue to safely deliver key projects for the benefit of our global customers and other stakeholders.”

About Invensys
Invensys is a global technology company that works in partnership with a broad range of industrial and commercial customers to design and supply advanced technologies that optimize their operational performance and profitability. From oil refineries and power stations to mining companies, food and beverage companies and appliance manufacturers, Invensys’ market-leading software, systems and controls enable its customers to monitor, control and automate their products and processes, thereby maximizing safety, efficiency, reliability and ease of use.

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