Honeywell was selected by Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname
N.V., the state-owned hydrocarbon and sustainable energy
company, to upgrade the safety and control system at its
Suriname refinery to Honeywells
integrated control and safety system (ICSS) solution, officials
said on Tuesday.
The upgrade is being designed and implemented within the
context of the Suriname refinery expansion project, which will double the
capacity and expand significantly the range of products and
fuels, with a special focus on the domestic transportation
The project is being managed by Saipem
as main contractor responsible for engineering, procurement,
modules prefabrication and construction management.
Honeywell describes ICSS as an all-encompassing safety
solution providing robust and secure control for critical
Built to offer simplified operations, integrated process
control and safety controllers, ICSS will equip Staatsolie with
best-in-class compliance, reliability and safety for its refinery production units, the
The upgrade includes the expansion of Honeywells alarm
management system, operational insight software and OPC desktop
historian solutions currently installed at site.
The suite of tools will provide Staatsolie with automatic
monitoring of system changes, a platform for cross-departmental
collaboration and enable the communication of information from
data sources to any client application in a standardized
format, Honeywell officials said.
Within the next decade, Staatsolie aims to confirm the
position of leading agent of sustainable development within the
Surinamese energy industry, said Rudolf Elias, project director for Staatsolie.
We need to take advantage of the latest safety and
control technologies in the market in order to improve process
efficiencies and security for our operators and our
Financial details were not disclosed.