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ABB Process Automation

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Eaton Socon
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Cambridgeshire
PE19 8EU
United Kingdom

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Article archive for ABB Process Automation;

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ABB Main Instrumentation and Automation Contractor (MIAC) for gas storage facility 06 January 2012

A gas storage facility in Cheshire, UK, designed to hold over 400 million cubic metres of gas, will be controlled by ABB System 800xA along with ABB Instrumentation. The Stublach facility is being built for Storengy (a GDF Suez company) in Cheshire and will store gas in salt caverns deep underground....

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Improving overall process safety, emergency valve performance and availability 24 September 2010

ABB will collaborate with Dresser Masoneilan, a global leader in process control valves, on an integrated process to monitor, test and manage emergency shutdown valves (ESDV) during all operational conditions, from normal plant operations to abnormal situations. These valves are crucial process elements for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, as well as many other industrial processes....

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Developing a competency scheme for functional safety assessors 20 September 2010

Whatever industry they are in, responsible companies see the safety of their products and solutions as of vital importance. ABB is certainly in this camp....

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$155 million oil and gas order in Kuwait 16 June 2010

ABB has won a contract worth $155 million from the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for a turnkey project to design a new crude-oil transit line and build and associated ancillary systems. The project includes the expansion of an existing manifold (a pipeline consolidation installation) at Point A, a location in the north of the country, and the installation of the new transit line....

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Don’t pay the price for skimping on safety 07 June 2010

Quite apart from any moral considerations, skimping on safety within the oil and gas industries can be an expensive mistake. The right safety instrumentation can deliver long-term security and a lower life-time cost....

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Integrated safety system protects personnel 17 May 2010

ABB’s latest version of its System 800xA High Integrity safety system is now operating on StatoilHydro’s massive Troll A offshore gas production platform. The system controls emergency shut down applications on the platform, located 70 km off the coast of Norway....

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Rapid growth of safety execution centres underscores demand for reliable safety solutions 15 March 2010

ABB’s global network of Safety Execution Centers (SEC) has grown significantly over the past four years, expanding from eight centres to twenty, located in every region. These centres provide customers with local resources for safety instrumented system (SIS) design, engineering and project execution, as well as access to resident safety standards experts and technology experts. In total, this global team includes more than 500 TÜV certified and ABB technology certified safety engineers....

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Substations to help strengthen transmission and distribution network 11 June 2009

ABB has won orders worth $100 million for substations to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s transmission and distribution network. ABB will design, supply, install and commission three 110-kilovolt substations that will serve the growing power needs of the Mecca region....

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ATEX approved terminal block range 07 May 2009

ABB is revolutionising the screw clamp terminal block market with its SNK terminal block range. With seven patented features, the SNK series gives users a comprehensive selection of electrical connection devices offering a wider range of options in a vastly reduced number of variants. ...

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Safety standards deliver perception and reality 29 April 2009

No one in industry can afford to ignore safety. Manufacturers face significant liabilities if they act in a socially irresponsible manner, including direct financial costs arising from any incident, legal costs and fines if they are found guilty of breaking the law, damages paid to injured parties and a damaged reputation that can have long-term consequences. ...