GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms opens UK Engineering Center of Excellence

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has opened an Engineering Center of Excellence (CoE) for oil and gas safety in Luton, UK.

Offshore staff

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia -- GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has opened an Engineering Center of Excellence (CoE) for oil and gas safety in Luton, UK.

The CoE will regularly host customer innovation sessions to improve the technical relationship between users and GE Fanuc’s combined engineering and technical marketing teams. It will be focused around process control solutions for the general process safety market, and specifically solutions aimed at the oil and gas industry including offshore production asset upgrades and optimization, solutions for offshore production vessels, onshore upstream, and midstream applications. Areas of expertise will be IEC61508, communications, integration of intelligent instrumentation, and operational optimization, the company says.

“Customers in the oil & gas and safety industries are looking for a combination of products in a validated solution associated with domain expertise,” says Marcel Van Helten, market director for infrastructure. “This is now available from a single location. The close cooperation between customers, engineering, and marketing will drive better solutions to provide our customers with the ability to gain a sustainable advantage.”

07/02/2009

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