June 2012

Trends and Resources

HP Construction: Africa

ABB has started up a new lube-oil blending plant (LOBP) built by Oryx Lubrifiants Togo SA, an affiliate of Oryx Oil and Gas, part of the Addax and Oryx Group, in Togo, West Africa. Located in the free..

Meche, Helen, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

ABB has started up a new lube-oil blending plant (LOBP) built by Oryx Lubrifiants Togo SA, an affiliate of Oryx Oil and Gas, part of the Addax and Oryx Group, in Togo, West Africa. Located in the free-trade zone of the Lomé harbor, this new LOBP is a grassroots project. ABB provided the basic design, detailed engineering, procurement, commissioning and startup for the plant. The scope of supply included a 10-ton automatic batch blender with a mass-flow metering collector, one drum decanting system, one tanker unloading system with its 8-in. pigged line and the Lubcel control system with a VPN connection for automatic management of production activities. ABB also supplied the valves, i

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