The valves will be
installed in a carbon black and delayed coker plant
now under construction. Once completed in
December 2015, the plant will process 30,000 bpd of crude oil
and have an annual production capacity of 40,000 tons of carbon black. The refining complex is located in
Ruwais, 240 km west of Abu Dhabi City in the United Arab
The order includes
hundreds of Metsos Neles Globe control and on-off valves.
Most of the control valves will be equipped with Neles
ND9000 intelligent valve controllers (FOUNDATION Fieldbus)
for performance follow up and predictive maintenance, resulting improved
process efficiency and uptime.
South Korean Samsung
Engineering, which is providing project management services and
commissioning processes on a turnkey basis, selected
Metsos valve technology for the demanding
is the largest
project ever executed by our
company, and the total valve quantities are huge,
says Mr. YunKi
Sung, Vice President,
Procurement Dept., Samsung
Engineering. We chose Metso as our valve partner because
we can rely on fast expediting; their valve factory is
conveniently located close us to us in South
have had good support from Metso in our past projects. To ensure smooth
startups, Metso offers its wide product
knowledge and application expertise, global manufacturing facilities and sourcing, full
expediting and inspection support, a global service network and
comprehensive startup support.
has valve technology centers and production facilities in Finland, the United
States, Germany, China, South Korea, India and Brazil. Metsos
deliveries will take place in August 2014.