Emerson Completes North Sea Automation Project
Technology and engineering company Emerson revealed Monday that it has completed a multi-year, $90 million automation project for BP’s Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading vessel west of Shetland.
Emerson said it is now providing ongoing operational support services, as part of an additional five-year contract, to help BP achieve its goal of producing 200,000 barrels a day from the North Sea by 2020.
“By leveraging our project certainty model through expert partnering, we collaborated to achieve a truly world-class mega project that will help BP remain a North Sea energy leader,” Mike Train, Emerson Automation Solutions executive president, said in a company statement.
“With first oil from the Glen Lyon accomplished, our focus now turns to helping BP achieve operational certainty, with maximum asset reliability and uptime, reduced risk of safety incidents and optimized production,” he added.
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