BP and Emerson have signed a global agreement for Emerson Process Management to provide automation technologies and aftercare services for BP’s upstream oil and gas operations. The new 10-year agreement extends the existing arrangement between the companies, allowing Emerson to provide an expanded scope of technologies and expertise that help ensure safe and competitive projects and support BP’s Field of the Future programme for enhanced operating efficiency and oil recovery.
Under the scope of the new agreement, Emerson will continue to supply automation system technologies, including distributed control systems and safety instrumented systems, but will now also provide valves and measurement instruments as well as technologies for supervisory control and data acquisition, asset management and machinery health monitoring.
Emerson will continue to deliver project and support services that include system engineering, installation, configur-ation, testing, and ongoing support and maintenance.
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