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INTECH helps in enhancing Process Reliability and Availability for one of the world’s largest Petrochemical facilities in Saudi Arabia

INTECH Process Automation provided reverse engineering services and design & engineering of a new Emergency Shutdown System to one of the world’s largest petrochemical manufacturers at its facility in Saudi Arabia.

The client,  one of the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers, with an overall production capacity of 69 million metric tons in 2011, required upgrading its obsolete control system for its safety critical pumps. INTECH was called in for:

  1. Reverse Engineering of existing system
  2. Design & Engineering of a new Emergency Shutdown System (ESD)
  3. Manufacturing, Installation, Integration and hot cut-over Startup & Commissioning of the modified system
  4. Shifting of the control of 25 critical pumps from a single Emergency Shutdown System(ESD) controller to five (05) identical but separate controllers
  5. Planning & In-house procedure development
  6. Comprehensive Project Management services

The objective was to enhance the reliability and availability of the process critical pumps. The project was done on Lump Sum Turn Key basis and the hardware chosen was the 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 services included:

  1. Design & Engineering of Emergency Shutdown System
  2. Communication System – Honeywell EPLCG Gateway
  3. Startup & Commissioning Services
  4. Project Management Services


INTECH’s Integrated Control Systems offer a complete array of vendor neutral control automation and integration solutions ranging from basic Process Control, Safety, F&G and Power Management applications to data networks, site security, instrument management and fully integrated control and safety systems. Our third party start-up and commissioning services ensure minimum downtime and accelerated glitch-free execution. INTECH’s ICS is a “One-Stop Automation Solution” that improves plant safety, reliability and efficiency while lowering costs and increasing returns.

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About INTECHINTECH Process Automation Inc. is an international Control Systems engineering and Systems Integration company delivering reliable automation solutions to the Oil & Gas sector since 1991. INTECH has done projects in 31 countries across 6 continents with regional offices in 13 countries, equipping it with 2000+ engineering man-years of experience. INTECH’s vendor-neutral approach and extensive experience help serve both regional and global customers with the highest standards of quality and reliability.

INTECH covers all traditional asset classes (upstream, midstream & downstream) as well as shale and buoy automation. Its wide range of solutions covers traditional control system automation as well as hydraulic (surface and sub-surface) control system automation and advanced software solutions for operations and asset management. Customers benefit from INTECH’s lump-sum turnkey solutions to save costs and increase plant productivity.

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