Invensys gets five year, $50 million Petrobras contract

Triconex/Avantis safety services and solutions support Brazilian’s Business Plan 2020.

Invensys Process Systems (IPS) has signed a five-year, $50 million contract with Petrobras for the provision of ‘comprehensive safety services and solutions’ for deployment in its refineries. Petrobras’ Business Plan 2020 considers health, safety and the environment (HSE) a top priority. The company is investing in new process units for its existing refineries to ensure compliance with new ‘clean fuels’ environmental requirements.

Invensys’ Triconex safety and control systems and Avantis asset management technology will be deployed during the refit of eleven of Petrobras facilities throughout Brazil. Safety policies and procedures are an integral component of Petrobras’ strategic plan to improve automation. IPS is also to supply engineering, systems integration and consulting services along with ‘fully engineered’ safety services and solutions, including logic diagram validation. IPS has been providing products and services to Petrobras for some fifty years.

This article originally appeared in Oil IT Journal 2009 Issue # 4.

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