Kang, H.

Yokogawa Corp. of America, Houston, Texas

Hyonsook Kang is an Industry Consultant for Yokogawa Corp. of America. She has 35 yr of experience in the oil, gas and chemical industries, working as an Engineering Manager/Project Manager for major LNG, ethylene, polyethylene and subsea projects. Ms. Kang worked for Shell for the bulk of her career before joining Yokogawa, and she holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The road to successful plant modernization

Kang, H., Yokogawa Corp. of America

Any personnel working in a refinery or heavy petrochemical plant with “vintage” automation equipment are painfully aware of the effects a distributed control system (DCS) from the 1990s, 1980s or even earlier can have on operations.