The customer at the location is the largest producer of crude oil and natural gas in Angola and the first to produce in the deep-water. The customer is an operator of two concessions, off the west coast of Angola. INTECH has been working with the customer for the past 10 years to provide operations and maintenance services for the instrumentation, control and electrical automation systems installed at various locations. Over the years INTECH has developed process documentation, a strong local presence to overcome the Angolan logistic challenges and helped to develop a maintenance team capable of supporting multi-vendor systems.
The customer keeping in view the past excellent work history with INTECH on multiple projects called INTECH for a maintenance contract covering multiple operation facilities (Ranging from Well Jackets, Gathering Stations, Storage, Export &Refining) for Oil, Gas and LPG. The additional scope included, providing updated documentation, procedures and updated firmware for Control System, coordination and planning with operations team for major capital projects commissioning & planning, and design Review of major capital projects.
INTECH’s scope of services included upgrading of Control System (Module & Firmware) at different facilities, multi-vendor, multi-application support for multi spectrum operation, providing services at different levels (Advisors / CSS / Trainees), toe In journey commissioning support, support for Turbo- machinery, full logistics and backup support and design review of major Capital Projects.
INTECH based on its rich oil & gas domain knowledge, technological expertise and its vendor neutral approach to system design choose hardware that was best fit for customer needs & requirements. The system delivered was designed keeping in view the availability, reliability, international safety, compliance and operational excellence standards specific to a gas processing facility. The systems covered:
- Process Control System – Yokogawa Prosafe RS
- Process Control System – Yokogawa Centum 3000
- Process Application PLCs – Moore Apax, Moore Quadlog
- Process Application PLCs Control System – Allen Bradley Control Logix, PLC5, SLC
- Fire & Gas System – Autronica
- Human Machine Interface – Rockwell RSView
- Human Machine Interface – Wonderware
- Condition Monitoring System – Bentley Nevada
INTECH enables oil & gas facilities to optimally deploy and maintain automation solutions resulting in enhanced productivity, reliability, safety, compliance, and flexibility of the assets and the enterprise. INTECH has completed over 100 major upstream Oil & Gas projects for the top ten E&Ps globally over the past years. INTECH is a vendor neutral automation solutions provider with experience with almost all well-known PCS/PLC.