SIL Rated Products for TNK-BP

Application Engeneering Case Study

TNK-BP is a major Russian Oil company, founded in 2003 and owned by BP and Alfa Group, Access Industries and Renova. As the third largest oil producer in Russia, its aim is to eliminate the workplace injuries, accidents and to reduce at a maximum adverse impacts on the environment, protecting more than 65,000 employees, five refineries in Russia and Ukraine, and retail service stations.

After having studied the various gases to detect, the locations, and the requirements on SIL products according to IEC 61508, the Application Engeneering department proposed MX 62 controllers, OLCT 100 catalytic transmitters and OLCT IR infrared detectors.