Transneft Druzhba has completed the technical upgrading of automated process control systems (APCSs) at the Nikolskoye line operation dispatcher station (LODS) in Tambov Region, as well as the Novozybkov and the Aksinino oil pumping stations (PSs) in Bryansk Region.
The works were launched in January 2020 as part of the technical upgrading, revamping and overhaul programme. The goal was to increase the reliability of the pumping stations’ process equipment condition monitoring and control systems.
As part of the technical upgrading of the APCSs of mainline pump houses and booster stations of operating facilities, specialists replaced pressure, gas contamination and temperature control sensors, pressure gauges, transducers and level indicators, instrumentation of main and booster electric pump units, cabinets and instrument panels. Cable products were replaced.
New automated workstations of operators were connected, specialised dispatch furniture was installed.
The updated APCS will provide direct control of the stations’ equipment, prompt collection of information on technological processes and control of their parameters.
The installed equipment successfully passed tests and was commissioned.