Foxboro, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2006 –-
Invensys Process Systems (http://www.invensys.com) has been awarded a project by Petrofac Facilities Management to enable migration of the aging Emerson Fisher Provox system on the Kittiwake production platform in the central North Sea to a new Foxboro I/A Series process control system. This is the second process control project awarded to Invensys by Petrofac in recent years.
The Invensys migration solution chosen offers state-of-the-art functionality that will assist delivery of reliable operations and provide improved access and transferability of management and control information. This well-proven migration solution reduces downtime and has a smaller physical footprint. The Invensys solution is considered a low risk option and more than 450 I/A Series process control system migrations have been successfully completed to date. This includes migrations from Honeywell TDC, Bailey Net and Infi90, Moore APAC, Westinghouse WDPF, Spectrum and Fisher Provox systems. Typically, these migrations have required only a single day (or less) of production shutdown, minimizing the lost production revenues usually associated with system migrations.
For more information on Invensys’ unique “plug-in” DCS migration solution, readers should contact their local Foxboro system representative, visit http://www.foxboro.com/migration, or call the Invensys Customer Satisfaction Center at 866-746-6477 (508-549-2424 outside the US and Canada).
Petrofac is an international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil & gas companies. Petrofac assumed management of the Kittiwake facility in 2003.
Invensys is the world leader in industrial asset performance management. In addition to its rapidly expanding Global Solutions and Performance Management services groups, Invensys’ automation businesses includes industry-leading brands such as Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware, and Avantis, whose products are installed in more than 100,000 plants across the world. These range from small hybrid and batch plants to the world’s largest upstream projects, refineries, gas plants, petrochemicals plants, power plants, and pulp and paper mills.
The Invensys Group (http://www.invensys.com) is headquartered in London and is listed on the London Stock Exchange, with approximately 30,000 employees working in 60 countries.
Foxboro, Invensys, I/A Series, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware, and Avantis are trademarks of Invensys plc, its subsidiaries, or affiliates. All other brands and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.