Perenco renews southern North Sea controls contract

May 21, 2019

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UKPerenco has extended and broadened the scope of its support contract with Servelec Controls in the UK southern North Sea.

Servelec has provided service, support and maintenance to various Perenco control and safety systems for over a decade.

The agreement will now continue for a further two years, covering the Dimlington onshore gas reception terminal in Humberside, the Bacton onshore terminal in Norfolk and the Remote Group Control Room (RGCR) at Bacton, and 11 associated offshore assets, including manned and unmanned gas platforms.

The contractor supplies hardware and software maintenance services: Perenco’s own maintenance engineers are responsible for the equipment, with Servelec providing consultation and call-out support if needed.

In addition, the company looks after the automation and SCADA Systems for the remote control room at Bacton, the Dimlington site and the offshore platforms; the emergency shutdown and fire and gas systems at Dimlington and on the platforms; the distributed control systems at Dimlington; various legacy PLCs at Dimlington and on the platforms; and the network communications interlinking the various systems.