Electrical Distribution and DCS Upgrade

Project Summary

Saulsbury installed protective instrument systems (PIS) including Triconex & Bently Nevada for a fully integrated refinery and chemical plant. Saulsbury also set up the refinery’s interface with turnaround activities to enable PIS and installed DCS using Foundation Fieldbus technology.

Goals and Achievements

  • Over 1,600 I/O installed
  • Over 119,000 man-hours expended
  • Over 14,000 man-hours in hot loop cutovers
  • No major plant upsets or shutdowns
  • No safety incidents
  • Most hot loop cutovers performed under breathing air
  • Cutovers interfaced with Motor Control Centers, Process Controls and Protective Instrument System

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