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Yokogawa completes FEED for Petronas at RAPID project

20th November 2014

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has completed the front-end engineering and design (FEED) for Petronas' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia

Yokogawa completes FEED for Petronas at RAPID project
RAPID is part of Petronas' mammoth Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) development worth an estimated USD 27bn

Yokogawa Kontrol was awarded the FEED as the Main Automation Contractor (MAC) for RAPID.

Yokogawa will supply the CENTUM VP production control system and the ProSafeR-RS safety instrumented system for RAPID, as well as advanced process control and plant information management systems which will ensure high productivity and safety at the complex.

It is estimated this is Yokogawa's largest order for a project in Southeast Asia.

RAPID is part of Petronas' mammoth Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) development worth an estimated USD 27bn, which comprises of RAPID and its associated facilities including the Pengerang Cogeneration Plant, LNG Regasification Terminal, Air Separation Unit, Raw Water Supply Project as well as its Liquid Bulk Terminal and other ancillary facilities.

RAPID will consist of a 300,000 barrels per stream day refinery and petrochemical complex with a combined capacity of producing 7.7 million tons per annum of various grades of products, including differentiated and specialty chemical products. PIC is poised for its refinery start-up by early 2019.

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