March 18, 2022

Invensys Awarded Multi-Million Automation Contracts for RasGas II Expansion Project in Qatar

Foxboro and Triconex systems are selected to help ensure efficient and safe operation at one of the world’s largest LNG liquefaction facilities

(PRWEB) March 18, 2022 -- The Invensys Global LNG Business and Technology Centre has announced that the Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company II (RasGas-II) in Qatar, through its Engineering Procurement Contractor – the Chiyoda (Japan) and Snamprogetti (Italy) consortium – has awarded Invensys Singapore an approximately USD $8 million automation contract for the LNG Train 5 Production and Utilities units, with options for expansion of the Storage and Loading Facilities. The project scope includes Foxboro-brand I/A Series process control systems, Triconex TMR Safety Instrumented Systems and Fire and Gas Protection Systems, plus associated project engineering services.

Train 5 will have a production capacity of 4.7 million tons per annum (mtpa), and when it comes on line in 2007, it will bring the total capacity of the Ras Laffan LNG complex to over 20 mtpa.

Invensys, a world leader in automation technology for the LNG industry, has previously successfully implemented the process control systems, safety systems, and many additional systems for Ras Laffan LNG Trains 1 and 2, and was awarded the Expansion Project for LNG Train 3, Train 4, and associated projects.

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Photo caption: Patrick Buffet, President Invensys IPS Europe, and Alex Dodds, Managing Director RasGas, conclude deal at GasTech 2005

About Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited
The Company was established in 1993 to produce LNG and related products from a designated area within the North Field, the largest offshore non-associated natural gas field in the world. Two onshore LNG trains have been constructed to manufacture 6.6 million tons of LNG per year, together with 45,000 barrels per day of condensate and 300 tons per day of solid sulphur. The Company has drilled 15 offshore wells on three platforms capable of producing more than 1.1 billion standard cubic feet of gas per day.

Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (II) was established in 2001 by Qatar Petroleum (70%) and ExxonMobil (30%). Train 3 was commissioned in the first quarter of 2004. Train 4 is scheduled for start up in the fourth quarter of 2005 and Train 5 is scheduled for start up in 2007. Each new train is rated for 4.78 mtpa. New offshore wells, the largest producing wells in the industry, are also being drilled. For more information log on to

About the Invensys Global LNG Business and Technology Centre
The Invensys LNG Business and Technology Centre leverages a network of satellite centers located in Singapore, Houston, Montreal, and elsewhere. These centers focus on developing, deploying, and supporting business and technology solutions for liquefaction, marine, and regasification. Additional resources are drawn as needed from Invensys’ other sales, support, and technical centers around the world, thus enabling Invensys to deliver consistently high-quality solutions and responsive support to LNG customers anywhere in the world.

About Invensys
Invensys is an automation, controls and process solutions Group working to create value for customers and investors. Our products, services, expertise and ongoing support enable intelligent systems to monitor and control processes in many different environments. The businesses within Invensys help customers in a variety of industries - including hydrocarbons, chemicals, oil and gas, power and utilities, rail, telecommunications, paper, food and beverage, dairy, pharmaceuticals and personal care - to perform with greater efficiency, safety and cost-effectiveness.

Process Systems (IPS) provides products, services and solutions for the automation and optimisation of plant operation in the process industries. APV specialises in process equipment engineered into systems and asset services for food, beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical and chemical clients. Eurotherm is a leading supplier of control and measurement instrumentation solutions and services to industrial and process customers. Rail Systems is a multinational leader in the design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of safety-related rail signalling and control systems. Climate Controls is a major provider of the components, systems and services used across the world to make commercial and residential environments safer, more comfortable and more efficient. Appliance Controls has the broadest system and component offering for the appliance industry worldwide.

The Invensys Group is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange. With 35,000 employees operating in 60 countries, Invensys helps customers to improve their performance and profitability, building value for end users and shareholders alike.

I/A Series, Foxboro, Foxboro I/A Series, APV, Avantis, IMServ, SimSci-Esscor, Triconex, and Wonderware are trademarks of Invensys plc, its subsidiaries, or affiliates. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.

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January 20, 2022

EFC Enters Middle East With Rig Upgrade Contract Awards

National Drilling Company (NDC) and Contracts delivered made EFC ideally placed to provide solutions to more Middle East based drilling contractors and project integrators

(PRWEB) January 20, 2022 -- Electro-Flow Controls Ltd.(EFC) publicly launches its products and services in Abu Dhabi by exhibiting at ADIPEC 2004. Rig-wide Instrumentation ranges from single drilling instruments through to sophisticated screen-based drilling systems.

The screen-based systems are client-driven ensuring the solution is 100% tailored, this removes issues often associated with ‘off-the-shelf’ products that have to be adapted.

Contract Awards
1. Maritime Industrial Services Co. Ltd. Inc. (MIS), from their Sharjah shipyard, awarded a Tank Gauging System contract to EFC. The system was successfully delivered on time and in budget to the Al Ittihad, an NDC owned Jack-Up. EFC holds full NDC approval.

The system is for 40 tanks and includes all sensors, data acquisition, analysis and display on full colour screens with tailored software displays.

2. FEMCO GULF, a Russian owned Drilling Contractor based in Dubai, awarded a complete Drilling Instrumentation and Driller’s TV upgrade. The ‘SAKHALINSKAYA’ Jack-Up was based in Dubai Docks for 8 weeks where the systems were installed and commissioned.

EFC’s key benefit in carrying out rig upgrades is its ability to integrate new equipment with existing frameworks where possible. This ensures the solution is cost-effective and a quick turn-around on delivery. Equipment is labeled with two languages as necessary.

3. Rig Upgrade work is ongoing in the Middle East, with a rig survey taking placing this week. EFC’s track record continues to grow as its capabilities are proved through system delivery and its North Sea and global experience is recognised as a valuable asset by UAE companies.

Note to Editors:
Electro-Flow Controls Ltd (“EFC") is a privately owned company employing some 24 staff worldwide. Headquarters are Aberdeen, Scotland with a fully operational base in Houston, USA.

EFC designs, manufactures, installs and commissions a range of instrumentation, monitoring and control systems for safe and hazardous areas. EFC systems encompass: Drilling Instrumentation; Well Control Instrumentation; Drill Cabin/Consoles; Hazardous Area CCTV Systems; Rig and Marine Instrumentation.

EFC has grown globally from North Sea origins, diversifying strategically into the production, process and security industries. ISO 9002 certification underpins EFC’s precision design and engineering processes

For further information, please contact:
Louise McGowan
Bid & Marketing Co-ordinator

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