Invensys Completes First Phase of MAC Contract for Yaysky Refinery - Russia
Invensys Operations Management has successfully completed the first phase of a main automation contractor project at the new Yaysky oil refinery in Kemerovo, a city in Russia's Kuzbass region.
As the main automation provider, Invensys
has supplied complete control and safety
solutions for a new oil refinery in Kemerovo,
a city in Russia's Kuzbass region.
Under the terms of the multimillion dollar agreement, Invensys, as the main automation provider, has supplied complete control and safety solutions, including field instrumentation, process analytics and valves. Included in the project are the company's Foxboro distributed control system, Triconex emergency shutdown systems and Foxboro measurement and instrumentation solutions, as well as new Foxboro visualization and configuration tools. The company will also provide comprehensive installation, engineering, development, support and on-site training services.
NefteKhimService JSC, a Russian company and investor in the Yaysky project, selected Invensys as the MAC after an open-vendor bid in 2009.
According to Alexey Medvedev, IT director of NefteKhimService JSC Invensys' real-time control, safety and instrumentation solutions will help them meet the strong, growing demand for gasoline and diesel fuel in the Kuzpass region without compromising tewir commitment to safety, quality and sustainability.
The Yaysky facility is designed to process 3 million tons of crude oil per year. After start up, it will annually produce more than 400,000 tons of gasoline and 1.5 million tons of diesel fuel, satisfying more than 60 percent of the fuel consumption needs of Russia's Kuzpass region. The successful first phase sets up the refinery for the next two phases of implementation, which will expand production to 6 million tons of crude oil per year and increase oil conversion to 93 percent.