Yokogawa wins Saudi control-system order

Yokogawa to supply control systems for Marafiq Units 5 and 6 in Saudi

The Centum VP series integrated production control system from Yokogawa
The Centum VP series integrated production control system from Yokogawa

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Yokogawa Electric Korea has won an order from Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corporation to supply the control systems for the boilers, turbines and auxiliary facilities of Units 5 and 6 (275 MW each) at the Marafiq power plant, which will be operated by the Marafiq Power & Water Utility Company of Saudi Arabia.

Marafiq, which was established in 2003 as the first private utility company in Saudi Arabia, supplies electric power and water to the country’s industrial cities.

Units 5 and 6 of the Marafiq power plant will be powered by fuel oil and are being constructed in the Yanbu industrial city. The plant is scheduled to start operation in 2012.

Yokogawa will be supplying Centum VP series integrated production control systems, ProSafe-RS safety instrumented systems, PRM integrated device management software packages for remote monitoring and diagnosis of plant equipment and Exaquantum plant information management systems.

Yokogawa Electric Korea and Yokogawa Middle East will work together on the provision of delivery, engineering, installation, and commissioning services, the company reports.

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