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Refinery Control System Upgrade Project

The facility is located in southern Kuwait approximately 60 km from Kuwait City. The refinery occupies an area of 7.9 sq. km. It has a processing capacity of 270 MBPD. The customer wanted to upgrade obsolete automation system ...


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  • Chevron Just a little note to say well done. I have been very impressed with your first rotation, you have shown excellent skills, as well as great work ethic and one of the most important things I watch for, is how you get on in the team - and this has also been first class. You should be very proud.
  • Tengizchevroil LLP I will take this opportunity to express my great thanks to INTECH for stepping up to the plate when it was required and understanding our SOS situations. Intech is a first class organization with excellent expertise and I will not hesitate to work or recommend Intech for future projects.
  • Schlumberger The experience, knowledge and dedication of the INTECH Process Automation team was instrumental in executing a professional job towards the Control and Safety System of the Project.
  • Total The tight project schedule was duly met and you were able to match pace with drilling team to bring new wells on-line quite in time. The work was done in most professional manner and the shutdown period was minimum.
  • BHP Billiton I would personally like to Thank You for your vendor support. Based on my experiences over the last 12 to 18 months you are well ahead of the industry curve on this aspect. This is a very important differentiating factor that your business possess, keep up the good work. We will be sure to let others in the industry know. We look forward to doing business with INTECH in future.
 

The facility is located in southern Kuwait approximately 60 km from Kuwait City. The refinery occupies an area of 7.9 sq. km. It has a processing capacity of 270 MBPD. The customer wanted to upgrade obsolete automation system installed on multiple applications at the facility. The upgrade had to be done as a hot cutover job, as some of the applications could not be shutdown. INTECH was selected as the Main Automation Contractor (MAC) for the job detailed scope included:

  1. Engineering, Design and Supply of PLC & MTU
  2. Functional Design Specifications
  3. Panel Fabrication and Assembly
  4. System Staging and FAT
  5. Construction & Project Management
  6. Security & Reports generation

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 specific international safety, compliance and operational excellence standards specific to a gas processing facility. The hardware selected included:

  1. PLC – Allen Bradley Control Logix
  2. HMI – Allen Bradley RS View 32
  3. Redundant Controller and I/O Modules

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 automation projects for the top ten Exploration and Production companies globally. INTECH design philosophy is based on a vendor neutral, best fit automation solution approach to ensure safe, efficient and compliant operations.