Integrated system enables oil platform to be remotely controlled

Serna, Julian; Goddard, David
November 2014
Offshore;Nov2014, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p82
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the utilization of Premier Oil of an integrated control and safety system (ICSS) on the oil production platform it installed at the Solan oil field in the North Sea. The ICSS, which include a digital automation system, process safety system, and machine health monitor, is provided by contractor Emerson Process Management. Details about the process of how the platform will be controlled through a satellite link from an onshore control room are given.


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