HPCL selects Emerson to achieve operational excellence at Visakh Refinery
Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem, digital twin and analytics to enable refinery to achieve operational excellence and improve operator skill levels
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has selected Emerson selected to provide its automation software and services including the DeltaV Operator Training Solution (OTS), to help HPCL Visakh Refinery achieve operational excellence. The DeltaV OTS is a digital twin technology that will support workforce upskilling, process optimization and plant safety at HPCL’s Visakh Refinery.
Emerson’s DeltaV OTS will enable structured, measurable operator training supporting HPCL’s requirement of improving overall operational excellence. The digital twin will work alongside the plant’s DeltaV distributed control system to control process variability to increase production quality.
Using digital twin for virtual training will prepare HPCL operators for handling various operational challenges, improve efficiency and flexibility. The HPCL Visakh Refinery is also using WirelessHART technologies to monitor machinery health and provide advanced analytics that support maintenance decisions and improve plant reliability.
“Emerson is dedicated to collaborating with HPCL’s Visakh Refinery to help it achieve its digital transformation vision,” said Anil Bhatia, Vice President and Managing Director for India at Emerson.
Emerson, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Its automation solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximise production, protect personnel and the environment while optimising their energy and operating costs.