Natural gas processor Sid Richarson improves liquid handling efficiency with Foxboro process control

Engineers at Sid Richardson ’s Keystone plant were looking for an economical,easy-to-use,expandable DCS to meet vessel monitoring and control application requirements,provide morefeatures than PLCs,and cost less than a traditional DCS.The system also needed to provide acost-effective,building-block solution for adding applications over time.

05/06/2004


Engineers at Sid Richardson ’s Keystone plant were looking for an economical,easy-to-use, expandable DCS to meet vessel monitoring and control application requirements,provide more features than PLCs,and cost less than a traditional DCS.The system also needed to provide a cost-effective,building-block solution for adding applications over time.

ABOUT SID RICHARDSON ENERGY SERVICES
Founded more than 50 years ago,Sid Richardson Energy Services Company provides a range of services to gas producers and suppliers,beginning with effi cient,cost-effective well connections and continuing through state-of-the-art gas processing to fi nal marketing of natural gas liquids and pipeline-quality residue gas.Today,the company controls a large network of natural-gas-related operations in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.The Keystone plant was built in 1948 and today serves the burgeoning market for natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs)such as ethane,propane,and butane.The plant enables the utilization of natural gas and the removal of condensable hydrocarbons.

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