Yokogawa UK suplies safety systems

AMEC has awarded Yokogawa UK a contract to supply an integrated distributed control and safety system for LNG storage


AMEC has awarded Yokogawa UK, based in Runcorn, Cheshire, a contract to supply an integrated distributed control and safety system for National Grid’s LNG storage facility at Glenmavis, Scotland.



The main project consists of the deconstruction of two liquefaction plants originally commissioned in 1973 and the construction of a liquefaction plants on the same site.



The liquefaction plants are already controlled by a Yokogowa distributed control system (DCS) which is to be upgraded to the company’s latest CENTUM CS3000 DCS. This will form the core of the new integrated control and safeguarding system.



The National Grid storage facility is capable of regasification of LNG (liquid natural gas) at rates exceeding 800GWh per day.



As well as the control systems, Yokogowa has integrated its ProSafe Resource Management (PRM) system for emergency shutdown plus a plant resource management system (PRM) to form an integrated control and safeguarding system.