chemical, oil & gas

Delivering security & safety in the production, storage & distribution of chemicals, oil and gas, while meeting demands & production quotas!

Oil and gas form the basis of the petrochemical industry, primarily used as fuel for transport and supplying energy, however they also provide the primary feedstock to produce chemicals including plastics, fertilizers, pesticides, solvents, and pharmaceuticals. Whilst Australia still has some remaining oil resources and refining capability, fuel oil and petroleum production is in decline and most of these products are imported into Australia.

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) has become the largest export product in this sector, primarily out of Western Australia and Queensland. Natural gas is also the main feedstock for production of many common chemicals including Ammonia (NH3) and Ethylene (C2H4). Other gases such as oxygen (O2), Nitrogen (N2), Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Argon (Ar) are important for industrial or medical use and are produced by a different process, cryogenic distillation, which involves cooling air to very low temperatures to separate out these gases.

Due to the hazardous nature and differing composition of chemicals, oil and gas within the industry, security and safety in the production, storage, and distribution of products is a major concern. Automation and control play a vital role in the accurate measurement, traceability, and distribution of products, safeguarding staff and processes using real-time data and best equipment. Not only do you gain the much-needed control over safety and risk, automation and control solutions allow you to gain a clearer understanding of your operations, and in turn allows you to better meet demands and production quotas.

At Triple i, we understand the important balance between of safety and production optimisation for chemical, oil, and gas operations. Our team are experts at providing automation and control solutions that address legislative and regulatory standards, while seeking new and innovative ways to measure, monitor and control your processes to ensure both functional safety and production output is not compromised.

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WHAT TRIPLE I OFFER YOUR CHEMICAL, GAS & OIL OPERATIONS?

At Triple i, we understand explosive substances, hostile media, and extreme temperatures make processes within the chemical, oil, and gas industry extremely hazardous and risky. Our team, use stringent practices to help make processes more productive, ensure your team and environment are safe, and optimise profitability through cutting costs and saving energy. As a reliable and experienced partner within the chemical, oil, and gas industry, we support you in each phase of the project, from concept and design, to engineering and construction, to commissioning and post service support.

We automate their entire chemical, oil, and gas operations processes, from extraction of raw materials and production to the storage, delivery, and distribution of the finished product. Our team have access to innovative instruments, equipment, and system solutions to safely automate your processes, and are constantly developing new solutions to ensure your operations are easily adaptable to changing requirements while keeping performance at an optimum. Triple i can provide specialised personnel who have the experience and application knowledge required in these areas, especially:

  • Automation and electrical engineers for control and electrical systems, measurement, and reporting.
  • Functional Safety (FS) HAZOPS, design, audits, and Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA).
  • Electricians for installation and maintenance.
  • Instrument technicians for correct installation and calibration of key measurement parameters.
  • Mechanical fitters to fabricate, install and maintain the various plant equipment around the site.

      A major concern, for the chemical, gas and oil industry is the transportation and movement of product in external environments, and situations out of the control of the initial or extraction production facility. Using fuel terminals, pipelines and then transport via road or rail to industry, local outlets, and other storage facilities means there are a multitude of risks, including product loss, material handling hazards, miscommunication of data and more. Each of these risks can have affects on profitability along with safety concerns.

      For this reason, automation and measurement is key, whether it be for automated processes for material transfer between tanks, or the measurement of levels in tanks, flow rates in pipes or mass on weighbridges. We can provide the correct equipment, system integrations and automation processes which ensure real-time data is available anywhere your product is transferred or stored. You know exactly where your product is, how much is being transferred, and can identify hazards throughout its journey. Our team can provide the control processes and information that allow for better decisions, which improve operational safety, quality control, reliability of supply, and overall performance optimisation.

      Why choose Triple i as your Solutions Partner?

      Triple i provide chemical, oil and gas operations with automation and control solutions which are fit-for-purpose. We investigate each project and devise solutions which are best suited to resolve issues, or which address specific requirements, rather than providing a one-fits-all approach or selling what could be sold to make a profit.

      Our customer centric approach means you are appointed a dedicated site supervisor or project manager which is responsible for intercompany communication, along with the efficient delivery of project outcomes.

      Our solutions enable your plant to streamline processes and gain greater management over your processes, improving outputs and reducing risks. As a team, we can:

      Integrated Solutions Jigsaw

      Integrate Solutions

      Minimise the number of contractors and streamline processes with our Integrated Solutions for your process automation and control needs.

      Reduce Costs

      Saving time on tasks reduces your costs, particularly when it comes to breakdowns and implementing manual tasks.

      Safeguard Quality Assurance

      Be assured the standard of outputs is kept to a high standard with implemented control and measure procedures, along with ongoing monitoring throughout the projects processes. 

      Streamline Staff Training

      We provide training and support for all new systems, equipment and processes installed. We also streamline existing training systems with the implementation of innovative training tools using interactive photography and virtual environments.

      Improve Safety & Risk Management

      Be assured your staff work safely and in compliance with current legislation. Significantly reduce any risk of harm by minimising staff time in hazardous areas.

      Optimise Production & Maximise Output

      Focus efforts on improving production output. Save time on tasks and maximise performance with the correct equipment, predictive maintenance schedules and extensive support.

      Reduce Downtime

      Access to more information and predictive maintenance activities, means your operations are more reliable, reducing breakdowns.  

      Deliver Industry Expertise

      From oil and gas to liquid natural gas and other chemicals, our team has the knowledge and skill to ensure our solutions suit your operations regardless of the type of material.

      Deliver 24/7 breakdown Support

      Our team can provide onsite and remote support depending on the type of breakdown or fault. With the move to IIoT technologies, remote fault resolution is being adopted leading to quicker troubleshooting techniques, shorter downtime, and reduced costs.

      Improve Asset Management

      Using our in-house asset management tool AIMS, our team is armed with the vital information needed to keep track of your assets while optimising performance.

      TRIPLE I CHEMICAL, OIL & GAS INDUSTRY CAPABILITIES

      At Triple i we understand the processes undertaken in the volatile environments of chemical, oil and gas operations and the challenges faced by staff, including the handling of hazardous products. Our expertise in automation and control systems, processes, equipment, and assets means you will be delivered fit-for-purpose solutions.

      With digital transformation of the chemical, oil, and gas sector, we have found new ways to increase production rates, reduce costs per output, and maximise lifespans of plants. At the forefront of mining technologies in automation and control we can help with major physical infrastructure improvements, provide exceptional monitoring systems, and safeguard teams from hazardous environments, offering an advantage.

      Our capabilities for the chemical, oil and gas industry include, but not limiting to: 

      Chemical Segments

      We provide process automation and control solutions for a wide variety of segments within the Chemical industry, including:

      • Agricultural chemicals
      • Biomass and waste
      • Consumer chemicals
      • Glue, adhesives, and sealants
      • Industrial gases
      • Lubricants and greases
      • Paints, inks, pigments, coatings, and resins
      • Petrochemicals and refining
      • Plastics and synthetic fibres
      • Pharmaceutical
      • Storage and distribution
      Oil & Gas Segments

      We provide process automation and control solutions for a wide variety of segments within the Oil and Gas industry, including:

      • Gas Processing
      • Liquid Natural Gas
      • Onshore production
      • Refining
      • Terminal automation
      • Gas distribution
      • Pipelines
      Fit-for-purpose Automation & Control
      • Automation and process control engineering to enhance the safety, efficiency, and quality of operations.
      • Design, manufacturing, and installation of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Distributed Control System (DCS) and Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) solutions.
      • Control system upgrades / migrations.
      • Industrial communication network (including wireless) design and installation.
      • Asset visualisation and optimisation solutions using the Asset Relationship and Data Integrator (ARDI) system.
      • Electrical design, manufacturing, and installation (including variable speed drives).
      • Mechanical fabrication and construction.
      Sales Solutions
      • Process instrumentation for various applications (flow, level, pressure, temperature, analysis, etc.)
      • Specification, supply, and delivery of:
      • Control system hardware, instrumentation, sensors, and actuators.
      • Automated hardware and software.
      • Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) solutions.
      • Pre-engineered / configured equipment.
      Safety Management
      • Hazardous area design / engineering including Electrical Equipment Hazardous Area (EEHA); checks and compliance audits.
      • Machine safety control system design, build, and installation.
      • Functional safety assessments / compliance audits.
      • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) assessments to IEC61508/61511, Control Systems Hazard and Operability (HAZOP/CHAZOP) studies.
      • Safety Instrumented System (SIS) lifecycle.
      • Material handling control / storage facility systems.
      Project Management
      • Complete project lifecycle benefits and support for new projects to upgrades.
      • Process improvement consultation / reviews.
      • Upgrades / shutdown management.
      • Sustainability reviews / audits.
      • Resource monitoring / waste reduction.
      • Cost reduction / margin management.
      • Quality assurance and management; product traceability / quality tracking systems.
      Service & Support
      • 24 / 7 / 365 service and support.
      • Onsite and remote support.
      • Inhouse Asset Information Management System (AIMS).
      • Preventative routine maintenance programs.
      • Instrument calibration and management.
      • Advanced technology training.

      GET STARTED!

      With the latest technologies and innovations in process automation and control, we can maximise output, assure quality and safeguard safety – giving you an advantage!

       

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