HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Industry-leading flow control solutions improve plant safety and reduce fugitive emissions
Metso has been selected to supply cutting-edge flow control technology to the PETRONAS Gas Berhad's gas processing plant modernization project in Kerteh, Terengganu, Malaysia. The new flow control solutions will replace the plant's existing equipment and enable the plant to reach a higher safety integrity level while improving its environmental performance. The order includes over 140 actuated on-off and emergency shutdown (ESD) ball and butterfly valves.
The order was placed by the Toyo Japan and Toyo Malaysia consortium. Toyo will provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning through a turnkey contract to expand the plant life for another 20 years. "Metso is a well-known and trusted valve manufacturer with a good product history and extensive industry experience," says Yoshiro Kawauchi, (Dr. Eng), Asia Pacific Project Division, Toyo Engineering Corporation.
"With Metso's flow control technology, the plant will be able to further reduce fugitive emissions using the proven live-loaded stem packing design and by meeting the stringent ISO 15858 standards. The ESD valves will be equipped with automated partial stroke testing capabilities to improve plant safety. Metso is a global technology leader in partial stroke test devices with our Neles ValvGuard solution," says regional Energy and Hydrocarbon Sales Manager Tony Tan, Metso.
The deliveries to the Dew Point Control Unit 2 have been completed and successfully installed. The deliveries to Gas Processing Plant 4 are ongoing. These orders have been included in Metso's third quarter 2013 and second quarter 2014 orders received.
Leading flow control technology for improved safety and sustainability
Metso has a long track record of delivering engineered performance and reliability to the oil & gas industry through its leading product brands Neles®, Jamesbury® and Mapag®. The company has delivered millions of valves, control valves, and on-off valves globally more than 90 years, and has become one of the leading suppliers of intelligent valve controllers. Metso's valve technology centers and production facilities are in Finland, the United States, Germany, China, South Korea, India and Brazil. The company has 36 valve and field device Service Centers.
Toyo Engineering Cooperation provides R&D support, design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, technical assistance for industrial facilities: oil, gas, oil & gas development, petrochemicals, chemicals, water treatment, transportation systems, power generation, nuclear power, advanced production systems, pharmaceutical, fine chemical, distribution systems, biotechnology, environment and others. The company headquarters are in Chiba, Japan. www.toyo-eng.co.jp
PETRONAS Gas Berhad is Malaysia's leading gas infrastructure and utilities company. It is a subsidiary of the Malaysian national oil company PETRONAS. www.petronasgas.com
Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining, oil and gas, and aggregates industries. Metso's cutting-edge services and solutions improve availability and reliability in minerals processing and flow control, providing sustainable process and profit improvements. Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2013, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.8 billion. Metso employs approximately 16,000 industry experts in 50 countries. Expect results.
For further information, please contact:
Tony Tan, regional Sales Manager, Energy and Hydrocarbon, Metso, tel. +65 92358812, email tony.tan(at)metso.com