Telvent Selected to Supply Turnkey, Automated Control Solution in Challenging Crude Oil Pipeline Project in China
Project reflects decade-long, successful relationship between PetroChina and Telvent in improving China´s hydrocarbon transport and energy sustainability
Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) June 06, 2012
Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that China´s largest oil and gas producer, PetroChina Company Limited (PetroChina), has selected Telvent to serve as main contractor for the automated engineering involved in the reconstruction and expansion of one of its crude oil pipelines. The project contract is valued at nearly $4 million.
Telvent will provide a turnkey, automated control solution for expansion of the existing Qing-tie crude oil pipeline located in the northeastern region of China, where the geography presents a difficult construction environment. Further, the reconstruction required of some parts of the existing pipeline poses throughput and timeline challenges. Telvent will be responsible for installation of station-level and centralized control technology designed to optimize safe and secure Qing-tie network operation. As part of this full-scope automation project Telvent will also install the associated telecommunications network and manage site commissioning work. The expansion is expected to be completed by the end of 2012.
This project continues a long-standing relationship in which PetroChina has relied on pipeline monitoring and control solutions based on Telvent´s advanced-technology information management systems. These solutions have enabled efficient and secure operation of PetroChina´s comprehensive crude oil, refined oil and natural gas transport system and support the reliable availability of energy resources for the country of China.
According to Telvent’s Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, “PetroChina continues to communicate its confidence in Telvent´s information management experience and project expertise. This project fortifies Telvent´s role as a leader in the automation and modernization of the Chinese energy sector.”
Telvent is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency, safety and security for the world´s leading companies. Telvent serves markets that are critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agricultural and environmental sectors. http://www.telvent.com
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group´s 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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