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Honeywell technology applied at Cureton gas processing facility

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Cureton Midstream LLC will use Honeywell Connected Plant to provide prescriptive monitoring of its UOP Russell gas processing plant in Weld County, Colorado, US. The plant is designed to cryogenically extract 99% of ethane and 100% of propane from natural gas supplied by producers in the Niobrara basin.

Cureton will use the Honeywell Connected Plant’s Process Insight Reliability Advisor to feed plant data through Honeywell UOP fault models to provide performance analysis and recommendations. Honeywell’s Reliability Advisor will help the plant run more smoothly and mitigate issues that impact plant productivity and profitability.

“Reliability Advisor is unique in gas processing because it applies Honeywell UOP’s proprietary process knowledge and deep troubleshooting experience to recommend operational adjustments more quickly and accurately than has ever been possible before,” said Zak Alzein, Vice President, Connected Plant, at Honeywell UOP. “This ensures that gas processing plants can run at the peak of their capability.”

Honeywell Connected Plant is a suite of applications that delivers higher levels of safety, reliability, efficiency and profitability. These proven industry solutions are based on decades of Honeywell’s domain knowledge and controls experience. These solutions turn data into actionable insight to optimise operations, predict plant failures and eliminate unplanned downtime.

As part of the portfolio, Reliability Advisor gives gas processing plants – as well as refineries and petrochemical facilities – greater visibility into their operations so they can identify and resolve problems that often avoid detection and hamper production. It also can help plants avoid unplanned shutdowns for maintenance and repair that would cost plant operators millions of dollars per year in lost productivity.

Honeywell Connected Plant also includes Process Insight Optimization Advisor, which continuously monitors streaming plant data and applies Honeywell UOP process models to determine economic optimisation.

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