BP has awarded Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson, a contract to be the Main Automation Contractor for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The contract is in excess of USD 40M. As per the contract, Emerson will provide integrated control and safety systems to help ensure safe and efficient control of gas production on two new offshore platforms and at an expanded onshore gas processing plant at the Sangachal terminal.
The contract is part of Emerson’s global agreement with BP to provide services for Greenfield automation projects. Selecting Emerson as the Main Automation Contractor helps BP simplify procurement and project execution. In this role, Emerson will provide system engineering, installation, configuration and testing, supported locally by the Emerson Azerbaijan service centre in Baku.
“This contract is a testament to Emerson’s experience in deepwater offshore oil and gas applications and to the quality of our work providing similar technology for BP’s nearby Chirag Oil Project”, said Steve Sonnenberg, president, Emerson Process Management. “This latest large-scale project continues the long-standing and trusting relationship that exists between our companies.”