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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 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.

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