Eastham selects Emerson to design its automation system
13 May 2019
Eastham Refinery Ltd., located on the Wirral Peninsula in the U.K., selected Emerson to design and implement its terminal automation system to cost-effectively enhance system reliability and availability for bitumen loading operations at the refinery’s Eastham Terminal. The scalable, enterprise-level midstream logistics management solution based on Emerson’s TerminalManager™ software and DeltaV™ distributed control system (DCS) is helping the terminal achieve its goals of digitally transforming its operations and accelerating on a path toward Top Quartile performance, achieving operational and capital performance within the top 25% of peer companies.
Eastham Terminal is an example of how Emerson helps customers identify operational challenges to develop a highly effective automation strategy that can lead to Top Quartile performance. By performing in the top 25% of their peers, terminals can improve shareholder value through asset optimization and greater operational efficiencies.
Emerson’s terminal automation solution for Eastham Terminal includes TerminalManager software for management of terminal operations and commercial activities and the DeltaV DCS for accurate blending control and movement.