|Below are the highlights
of some of the recently executed projects:
EMERSON INDIA - CONTINENTAL CARBON, CARBON
Continental Carbon India Ltd., Ghaziabad, a wholly owned subsidiary
of Continental Carbon, USA, manufactures carbon black product for
the Indian market. Their plant was automated by Emerson India and
Jacobs H&G were the consultants. The process control was facilitated
through DeltaV Distributed Control System (DCS).
Emerson had selected Aura for the Instrumentation services for
various facilities, which included:
- Bag Filter
- Conveying System
- Cooling Tower
Aura had provided services including Procurement, Testing, Erection,
Loop Checking and Commissioning assistance for the project. The
project has been completed and commissioned successfully as per
the client's scheduled time of 3 months.
TATA HONEYWELL - BPCL, TERMINAL AUTOMATION
Tata Honeywell had awarded Aura, the contract for Testing, Calibration,
Installation and Commissioning of the Terminal Automation system
for the road gantry application for BPCL at their Sanganer and Salawas
Earlier, the White Oil loading at these terminals was done manually.
However, it's now fully automated. The key components involved in
the automation were Batch Controllers, Card Readers, P.D. Meters,
Prover Tank, Remote Terminal Units and Programmable Logic Controller.
The project was commissioned and handed over to the customer in
LARSEN & TOUBRO - IOCL, HYDROTREATER PLANT
A significant achievement of Aura had been the contract awarded
by Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), EPC contractors for the
Hydrotreater Plant at Digboi Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation
Ltd. Engineers India Limited (EIL) were the Project Management Consultants.
The purpose of the hydro-treatment facility of this refinery was
to improve the quality of High-Speed Diesel Oil.
Aura's services had covered Testing, Calibration, Installation
and Commissioning of Instrumentation Package. Some of the areas
required special attention towards welding and welding joints. Stress
relieving tests had to be performed and radiography was carried
out to ensure elimination of any leakages. Simulation checks were
performed towards success of 350 closed loop operations. The project
has been completed and commissioned successfully.
SIEMENS - HINDALCO, THERMAL POWER PLANT
Siemens Ltd. had to set up facilities for Hindalco for enhancing
the capacity of it's thermal power plant at Renusagar in Sonebhadra
district of Uttar Pradesh.
Siemens has retained Aura's services to execute the instrumentation
package for a section of this power plant, which includes:
- 2 Steam Turbines of 80 MW each with matching Synchronous Generators,
Generator-Transformers, Microprocessor based controls, Valves
and all other associated auxiliaries.
- 2 Pulverized Fuel-Fired Steam Generators of 160 TPH capacity
each with matching Electrostatic Precipitators.
The scope-of-work includes Testing, Calibration, Installation, Loop
checking and Commissioning assistance. The project is currently
under execution and is scheduled for completion in 10 months.
MITSUI KENSETSU- HONDA, DG-COMPRESSOR COOLING
Aura was awarded the contract to be the prime consultant to Mitsui
Kensetsu India Ltd. for the automation of the DG, Compressor Cooling
Tower of Honda Scooters at Mannesar, Haryana.
For this project Aura had provided concept to commissioning services
including System Design, Detailed Engineering, Procurement, Installation,
Testing and Commissioning of the entire Instrumentation and Automation
The process control was facilitated through Siemens Programmable
Logic Controller (PLC) Logo 24 RC with display.
The plant has been completed and commissioned within the scheduled
time of 2 months and is operating successfully. This automation
was first of its kind in this plant. Based on the success of the
first phase, the client has taken a decision to get similar automation
implemented in their other areas as well.
KHANNA PAPER MILLS, PAPER PLANT
Khanna Paper Mills is one of the top ten paper producers in India.
Aura had bagged the contract to execute the instrumentation for
their entire Paper Plant of 120 TPD capacity, in Amritsar.The major
facilities in this project included:
- Deinking plant
- Stock Preparation
- Chemical Preparation
- Paper Machine
- Boiler of capacity 70TPH
- Turbine of capacity 10.5MW
- DM Water
- Cooling Tower
- Burner Management System.
Aura's scope-of-work included Procurement, Testing, Calibration,
Erection, Loop checking and Commissioning Services. This project
was completed in a record time of 4 months.
PUNJ LLOYD/SIIRTEC NIGI - IOCL, SULPHUR RECOVERY
Punj Lloyd / SINI awarded Aura, the Testing, Calibration, Erection
and Commissioning contract for the facilities of Sulphur Recovery
unit of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Guwahati. Engineers India Limited
(EIL) were the Project Management Consultants.
The process facilities included Sulphur Recovery, DG, Flare Stack,
Compressor, N2 Plant, Tank Farm, DM Water plant and Cooling Tower.
The various instruments involved were Analyzers, Vibration Monitors,
Flame Detectors, Safety Relief Valves along with other conventional
Aura had executed the project to a demanding schedule and the entire
project was completed in a record time of 9 months to the entire
satisfaction of client, consultant and the end user. Aura also received
an appreciation letter from the client for the services rendered
for this project.
LARSEN & TOUBRO - IOCL, FLARE STACK
Aura has added another feather in it's cap by winning the turnkey
Instrumentation & Electrical contract for Flare Stack at Digboi
Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Larsen & Toubro Limited
(L&T), are the EPC contractors.
The scope includes the total Instrumentation and Electrical activities
such as Design, Selection, Supply and Integration of the entire
system from inception to completion.
The project is currently under execution and the time duration
allotted is 4 months.
FEDO - HINDUSTAN INSECTICIDES, PESTICIDE
Hindustan Insecticides Ltd. have set up their Pesticide Formulation
Plant at Bhatinda in consultation with FACT Engineering and Design
Aura was awarded a turnkey contract that included Design, Selection,
Supply and Integration of Instrumentation for the complete plant.
This project is steadily progressing towards completion.
OUTSOURCED ENGINEERING SERVICES
We have pioneered the concept of outsourced Engineering Services
exclusively for the process control and automation industries. It
is a method by which a defined deliverable is provided by external
resources without the need to hire additional or contract staff.
We provide these services for all the engineering phases of a process
Aura is currently executing two prestigious global contracts. One
is for a Refinery application in Europe for Flue Gas Scrubbing and
Sulphur Regeneration Plant. It's a 12,000 engineering man-hours
contract. The scope-of-work involves Instrumentation Design, Detailed
Engineering Services that include preparation of:
- Design Philosophy
- Instrument Index / List from P&ID's
- Data Sheets / Specification Sheets of Field Instruments
- Instrument sizing calculation for:
• Control valves
• Safety relief valves
• Flow elements: orifice plates
- Functional loop schematics
- Logic Diagrams with write-up
- Instrument loop drawings
- Instrument cable tray/ trench/duct layout
- Instrument location plans
- Instrument Cable Schedule
- Process hookups
- Pneumatic hookups
- JB wiring drawings
- Interconnection drawings
The project execution is scheduled from July 2004 to August 2005.
Another contract is for an Offshore project in Europe for Safety
Shutdown System. This is a Triple Modular Redundant PLC based system.
Aura's scope-of-work includes preparation of:
The project is scheduled for completion in a duration of 4 months.
- Ladder Logic / SFC / CFC program
- MMI / HMI Design
- Assistance during FAT / SAT
- Pre-commissioning / Commissioning services