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  • Rotork orders for new refinery include SIL certified IQ3 valve actuators for critical safety systems

    Now under construction, Iraq's State Company of Oil Projects' (SCOP) Karbala Refinery will use state-of-the-art refining processes and automated control to maximise production of liquefied gas, petrol, gas oil, fuel oil, jet fuel and asphalt. When it opens in 2020, the facility will have a refining capacity of 140,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bpd). Production will meet the latest ...


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  • Robust and accurate Rotork valve actuation at the centre of advanced oil tanker VOC emission control system

    The controlled release is often undertaken when the gas pressure approaches a pre-set point. However, it is not always clear at what pressure a manually controlled release should be stopped. Without this information, excess vapours can be released, causing air pollution and a loss of cargo. To meet this challenge the VOCON Valve and Reporting System controls the vapour pressure in oil cargo tanks ...


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  • Rotork awarded Doha Metro ventilation actuation contract

    Rotork has won the contract to supply 2,500 ROM electric valve actuators for tunnel ventilation dampers on the new Doha Metro. Rotork ROM actuators are robustly constructed to provide quiet and reliable operation for dampers and louvres, as well as all kinds of small ball and butterfly valves. Standard features of the compact design include an IP68 watertight enclosure, self-locking operation, ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork CK modular actuators provide reliable and economical automation

    The Guangdong Panyu Sewage Treatment Plant in China has installed Rotork CK Range electric valve actuators to provide reliable and economical plant automation encompassing isolating and modulating valve control. The flexible, modular CK actuator design has enabled the plant to use a combination of CK Standard and CK Centronik actuators to automate 89 gate valves and sluices to control the flow ...


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  • Rotork electro-hydraulic ROSOV actuators specified for tank farm expansion

    The latest generation of Rotork Skilmatic SI3 electro-hydraulic actuators have been supplied to one of India’s leading state owned oil companies to operate 42" and 48" triple offset butterfly valves on vital safety-related tank farm duties. The operator was constructing additional storage tank capacity and had to comply with the safety regulations laid down by the MB Lal Committee, ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Major flow control contracts for Rotork at giant Chinese refinery

    The latest contract involves approximately 2,000 explosionproof electric actuators to operate gate valves and ball valves in tank farms. All these units are Rotork IQ non-intrusive intelligent multi-turn actuators with double-sealed IP68 watertight protection for enhanced reliability, an important consideration in the site’s saline ambient environment. In addition to providing optimum ...


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  • Chinese pipeline selects Rotork ELB for increased line break safety

    The Rotork Electronic Line Break (ELB) is a robust, self-contained system that combines pipeline pressure monitoring with intelligent valve control. It continuously monitors upstream and downstream pipeline pressure dynamics to provide early detection of pipeline breaks and initiate automatic valve actuator movement to a pre-selected emergency position. In one recent contract Rotork GO ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork assists Singapore-based oil and gas consultancy in major African project

    The introduction of an in-house hydrostatic test facility at Rotork Singapore is making an important contribution to winning new contracts. One of the first orders is from Singapore-based marine, oil and gas consultancy Praj Marine (PMC) for a project in Africa. Rotork’s ability to provide third-party witnessed hydrostatic testing, combined with the supply of specialised failsafe actuation ...


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  • Irish Water chooses Rotork for penstock upgrade

    As part of a major modernisation programme at the Kilkit Water Treatment Plant in County Monaghan, Irish Water has installed Rotork’s intelligent CKc range of modular electric actuators at the site. In a contract awarded to Rotork by Coffey Water Ltd., inlet penstocks have been automated with CKc actuators to provide reliable on/off control, position monitoring and data logging of operating ...


    By Rotork plc

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