Fractionator Control System Upgrade

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Fractionator Control System Upgrade

Fractionator Control System Upgrade | Audubon Companies


Oil & Gas Company


Marcellus Shale

Project Summary:

Audubon Companies’ automation and controls group was contracted by a downstream oil and gas company to upgrade and segregate the existing ICS control system for a fractionation plant. The new control systems included a separate Basic Process Control System (BPCS) and Safety Instrumented System (SIS). The BPCS used the Yokogawa CENTUM VP DCS platform and the SIS consisted of an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC with SIL1 and SIL2 SIFs. Audubon Companies was responsible for the BPCS programming, SIS programming, communication between the BPCS and SIS systems, testing and field startup.

Project Overview:

  • Brownfield Project – Facility Controls Upgrade
  • New Yokogawa Centum VP DCS
  • New Allen Bradley ControlLogix SIS

Scope of Work:

  • Main Automation Contractor (MAC)
  • Responsible for all Programming and Communications
  • Factory and Site Acceptance Testing
  • Commissioning and Field Startup Support
  • Schedule Coordination and Project Controls