Honeywell Process Solution said that it was selected to be the integrated main automation contractor (I-MAC) for the Freeport LNG expansion project located on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas.
The expansion will give Freeport LNG 13.9 million tons a year of export capacity. Startup is expected in 2018.
In this role, HPS will be responsible for designing, delivering and installing the automation, instrumentation, controls, and safety and security systems, the company informed in a statement.
Freeport LNG will build three new processing units, or trains, as part of a more than $13 billion expansion, adding gas pretreatment and liquefaction capabilities.
As the main automation contractor, Honeywell will deliver a number of its patented technologies including LEAP, Honeywell’s lean project execution services, Experion PKS Orion with Distributed Systems Architecture, Experion Security Integrator, Fault Tolerant Ethernet, Universal process and safety I/O, virtualization, advanced control, Safety Manager, Fire and gas systems, OneWireless Network, Digital Video Manager, UniSim operator training simulator, advanced alarm management software, and PHD data historian.
Image: Freeport LNG