Apache Energy – Ocean Legend Platform DCS/SIS Replacement

Hero Engineering completes Apache Energy Ocean Legend manned platform DCS/SIS replacement. The 2500 physical I/O Siemens PCS7 DCS replaced the original APACS DCS.  The new system comprises Siemens Process Device Manager  (PDM), DBA Tools, Solar Turbines’ unit control integration, bussed MCCs, fluenta flare gas and CALM Buoy serial packages.  The project was completed in 8 months without any platform shutdown and provides remote login support, process history to the Apache corporate PI historian and MES via Babelfish.

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AnaeCo Bioconversion Plant Stage 2

Hero Engineering awarded electrical, instrumentation, control and safety system detailed design and coding for Stage 2 of the AnaeCo DiCOM AWT Facility in Shenton Park. Stage 2 is the commercialisation of the 55,000 tpa DiCOM process that will provide Energy, recycled material and compost to the Perth market. The plant automation comprises gas analysers and over 150 drives controlled via Profibus DP and Profibus PA for instrumentation.  The plant safety systems design will incorporate the current Australian machinery safety standards and new IEC standards in readiness for the European market.