ABB was awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) pumping station at Haoud El Hamra to increase the capacity of LR1 pipeline in Algeria. The $100 million contract was awarded by Sonatrach.
The automation side of the oil and gas business may seem one of the less glamorous parts of the industry, but without the proper controls in place, energy could not be delivered safely or efficiently anywhere in the world.
ABB won a Main Automation and Instrumentation contract for a new natural gas storage facility in Cheshire, United Kingdom.
ABB, a US-based instrumentation manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Prairieville, Louisiana level gauge maker K-TEK in an effort to increase ABB’s oil and gas offerings. K-TEK will join the Measurement Products business unit within ABB’s Process Automation division.
Leaders in the oil and gas industry have continually expressed the need for increased operational efficiency, reduced downtime, reduced energy consumption, and decreased environmental emissions.