Process automation in storage and distribution areas
Establish smart protocols to minimize risk to people, environment and asset
Market requirements in the Oil & Gas industry are changing. Over the last decades, the world has learned some difficult lessons when it comes to safe operations. Of course, safe operations around-the-clock are of vital importance and so is efficiency. You look to maximize the usage of all capacity in existing tanks, and to apply adequate inventory control, loading and custody transfer systems in tank terminals, tank depots and transport vehicles to keep up the pace with market development.
of the world tanker fleet are being independently owned. In addition, in the natural gas transport and storage network, nearly all is transported through interstate pipelines owned by at least 70 to 80 companies to over several hundred underground storage facilities. As a result, the storage and transportation represent a labyrinth needing rigorous inspections, compliance standards, and regulations.The Library of Congress - USA
Safety by choice, not by chance
We owe our good reputation to our industry know-how, and the creativity and commitment of our employees. We believe in long-term customer relationships and help you achieve what is right for you. From easy monitoring of tank and silo levels through highly accurate custody transfer Tank Gauging at tanks and the automation of terminals, we offer complete range of technologies, scalable software packages and apply uniform operating and safety concepts for simple and safety operations.
Compliance with internationally recognized standards and recommendations such as: API, OIML, SIL, IP, NORDSOK, NACE 250+
Product lines certified according to hazardous area standards such as: ATEX, FM, TIIS Safety by Design
Use of state of the art technology - IEC 61508 SIL 2 and up to SIL 3 for homogeneous-redundant application
Reliable gauging and metering in safe hands
Certified custody metering solution for higher transparency and peace of mind. Loading/ offloading processes can lead to conflicting situations. We can support to overcome these challenges. Our highly accurate and reliable Coriolis flowmeters require minimal maintenance and recalibration. Thanks to the large meter sizes available more ships, trucks and railcars can be handled per day, increasing your transfer capacity whilst guaranteeing accuracy, transparency and safety during the process.
Safer loading thanks to higher tolerance of air content than with mechanical meters
Get your plant up and running on time and on budget due to commissioning site management
Bunker fuel metering
Replacing traditional quantity measurement by bunker fuel metering systems containing Coriolis flowmeters brings you more transparency. Indeed, the system ensures that air pockets are included correctly in the measurement when emptying tanks. And, during the fueling process, multiple process parameters are simultaneously monitored and graphically displayed as “metering profiles” via a control panel. The buyer as well as the supplier have complete transparency before, during and after fueling.
Overfill prevention in storage tanks
Tank overfills are a major concern and management teams around the world are upgrading their overfill prevention system. How do you cope with this matter? To meet your needs, we partner with Rockwell Automation to offer a pre-configured solution package with independent safety certification for the entire safety loop, from measurement and control to element correction. The solution complies with industry best practices and standards API 2350 and IEC 61511.
You increase integrity and reliability
You reduce operational risk
You reduce engineering and commissioning time
You reduce maintenance expenses
More than ever before, the importance of terminal automation is rising. This is due to changes in markets, competition as well as in the regulatory and social environment. We offer terminal automation systems for all applications e.g. road, rail, ship and barge loading, depots and terminals; management of process sub-systems and transports to business systems (ERP...); and scalable solutions from simple stand-alone station for small depots to full client server systems for larger sites.
Reduced installation, operation and maintenance costs
Custody transfer metering skids conform to API and MID
Enhanced accuracy for better volume and mass
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