Case Studies

The Retrofit route to large-scale refinery automation

Sector: Oil & Gas - Downstream
IQ actuators on Tupras Izmit Refinery.

Following a petrochemical modernisation programme, Turkey’s largest industrial company, Tupras, were in need of extensive retrofit services. Rotork was able to install over 900 ATEX Certified explosionproof Rotork IQ intelligent electric valve actuators, which are controlled via a Pakscan™ 2-wire...

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Rotork valve automation at solar power plants

Sector: Renewable Power
A section of the parabolic troughs in a solar power plant.

Spain is now the world's largest generator of electricity from solar power plants and Rotork plays a key role in ensuring that these plants are able to operate. With IQ intelligent electric actuators performing open/close functions on the valves of...

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Rotork actuators with Profibus

Sector: Water
IQ actuators on the dissolved air flotation inlet penstocks at Maundown.

Wessex Water had decided to invest in redeveloping their Maundown water treatment plant. Rotork provided over 200 Profibus-enabled intelligent electric IQ valve actuators in order achieve their redevelopment goals.

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Valve actuation and control in the modern refinery

Sector: Oil & Gas - Downstream
One of the many IQ actuator installations at the Reliance Jamnagar refinery.

The Jamnagar Refinery is the largest in the world. Rotork installed thousands of actuators during the original construction of the site. Since then, the refinery has expanded further and Rotork has provided additional products and services. Rotork actuators are essential...

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