Emerson Automation Solutions Process-Optimising Automation Technology for Petrochemical Plants
Emerson is a leading global developer of advanced engineering technologies and services, specialising in delivering high-quality solutions for industrial, commercial and residential applications via its two primary business platforms, Automation Solutions and Commercial and Residential Solutions.
We are committed to serving our customers as a trusted partner, while delivering consistently reliable solutions that help to address their own unique operational challenges and requirements.
Advanced automation technology for the petrochemical sector
Emerson offers a range of technologies that have been specially developed to assist producers in the downstream hydrocarbon industry to meet customer demand as safely and cost-effectively as possible.
Our automation solutions are intended to enable customers to realise a higher level of performance and operational flexibility, while ensuring that their processes are always conducted safely, reliably and in full compliance with relevant industry regulations.
Emerson’s operational expertise, consulting services and comprehensive automation solutions have been relied upon by many high-profile producers in order to help them achieve ‘top quartile’ results in the areas of safety, reliability and production, placing their performance in the top 25% of peer companies within the industry.
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions for power generation applications
Emerson harnesses the power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) via its Plantweb™ digital network to assist customers in maximising their production rates. Our platform offers producers a scalable IIoT solution using wireless technologies, advanced instrumentation and data analytics to improve the performance of their operations.
Our extensive portfolio of automation technologies covers a wide range of industrial applications, comprising DeltaV™ digital control systems, Rosemount™ measurement and analytical technologies, Fisher valves and regulators, Micro Motion™ flow measurement products, Bettis™ valve actuation solutions and ASCO fluid automation systems.
Expert process optimisation services for oil and gas companies
In today’s rapidly changing energy market, refiners are under increasing pressure to meet production plans, improve margins and comply with ever-more stringent environmental regulations.
Emerson has helped refiners optimise their fuel, lubrication, asphalt and crude blending activities for more than 50 years by supplying solutions that make it easier for producers to safely meet demand, while lowering operating costs and helping them adapt to the latest, clean fuel standards.
Our fuel blending experts regularly work with refiners to improve their production flexibility and increase the number of right-first-time blends, in addition to providing assistance with reducing inventories and keeping unwanted downtime to a minimum.
Custody transfer and inventory management for petrochemical sites
Emerson’s user-friendly custody transfer and inventory management solutions are designed to enable refiners to connect field-related data and activities directly to decision-makers at the enterprise level.
Our data transfer and management systems enable clients to improve operational efficiency and visibility onsite, while simultaneously increasing inventory turnover and reducing safety risks, allowing them to keep up with changing customer and market demands.
Process control services for the hydrocarbons industry
Emerson has developed a range of systems to facilitate the accurate control of petrochemical processes, helping clients avoid disturbances that could potentially lead to a variety of problems such as lost production, unplanned shutdowns, increased energy consumption and negative environmental effects.
We are able to producers meet their individual operational challenges and safely optimise their petrochemical production, while maximising energy efficiency with a wide scope of solutions and process control expertise.
Performance optimisation solutions for ethylene and methanol production
Emerson is able to help manufacturers protect the safety of their assets and optimise the performance of their operations by reducing unplanned shutdowns and minimising risks, allowing them to consistently meet their production goals, ensure regulatory compliance and maximise profitability over the entire lifecycle of the project.
Our innovative technologies and automation expertise offer operators the ability to curtail process upsets and prevent unforeseen equipment failures that would otherwise impact their profit margins, while enabling the easy and precise control of energy costs during operation.
Products and Services
Plantweb™ Health Advisor: Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers
Emerson’s Plantweb Health Advisor is an innovative preconfigured application that has been designed to continuously analyse operational processes and asset health in real-time and provide users with an accurate overall asset health score, ranging from 0%-100%.
SmartProcess™ Distillation System
Emerson’s SmartProcess Distillation solution is a modular, pre-engineered system that provides petrochemical producers with accurate model predictive control (MPC) of their distillation columns.
Plantweb™ Health Advisor: Blowers
Our advanced Plantweb Health Advisor system is a preconfigured solution that is able to accurately and continuously monitor and analyse data regarding ongoing operational processes and the condition of onsite assets in real-time, providing users with a reliable health rating from 0% to 100%.
Plantweb™ Health Advisor: Compressors
Emerson’s Plantweb Health Advisor is a cutting-edge application that has been carefully developed to closely monitor both operational and asset condition information in real-time in order to provide operators with an accurate assessment of asset health, ranging from 0%-100%.
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