Invensys Process Systems, a business of Invensys, has been awarded a major SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) project by PEMEX, Mexico’s state-owned oil and natural gas company.
Under this contract, worth $31m, Invensys will be the SCADA system provider for PEMEX Production and Exploration’s important Burgos gas project.
‘The Burgos project is intended to help Mexico meet the nation’s rapidly expanding power generation requirements,’ said Leo Quinn, newly appointed chief executive of Invensys’ Software Systems division.
Invensys will provide, install, and implement Foxboro I/A Series SCADA hardware and software technology and Foxboro field instrumentation, plus a variety of telecommunications technologies, including microwave, UHF, and spread spectrum.
The system will help to optimise operations and enhance safety at strategic points over the large Burgos gas production field and associated pipeline network. This encompasses 100 extraction wells, 63 ducts, 19 compression stations, 49 gas recollection stations, 10 storage centres, 12 selling points, 1 separation station, and 14 section valves.
Invensys Mexico will have overall project management responsibilities for the SCADA system implementation, with additional technical and application assistance provided from Invensys’ SCADA centres-of-excellence in Rome, Italy and Houston, Texas.