NEWS 2003

December 30, 2003 Under direct contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery, SPIK SZMA completed and delivered a retrofit project for the reverse watering plant No. 1 (BOV-1).

December 25, 2003 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for the design, assembly and installation of two metering stations between the Kirishi GRES Heat Station and the Kirishi Oil Refinery for steam, hot water, oil and chemically purified water.

December 25, 2003 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for automated control system design development, assembly, and installation for the Heating Center No. 1

December 19, 2003 A ceremony was held at the GPPS Plant for commissioning the POLYSTYRENE operation (Kirishi, Leningradskaya region). SPIK SZMA’s specialists performed system design and start-up under contract with Siemens, Germany.

December 15, 2003 Completion of control system design, development and delivery of a Tank Farm safety system for the Kirishi Oil Refinery shop #3.

December 1, 2003 Completion of automated control system design, development and delivery of a Waste and Oil-Slime Incinerator for the Purification Plants at Kirishi Oil Refinery.

November 17-18, 2003 SPIK SZMA’s Quality Management System successfully passed its first annual inspection audit for ISO 9001:2000 International Standards Certification compliance confirmation.

November 6, 2003 On November 3-6 A.A. Nozik, SPIK SZMA’s General Director, invited by Toshiba Corporation visited Toshiba’s head office in Tokyo and one of the factories. A number of meetings were held with managers and specialists. Mr. Mitsuya Maki, Toshiba Corporation’s Chief representative within CIS, took part in negotiations.

September 23, 2003 Within the Monatageautomatica Association, SPIK SZMA held a one-day seminar on “Automated methods and means for analysis and computing of reliability and safety measures”. Representatives of Project Institutes; North-West department of GOSGORTECHNADZOR; specialists of Scientific Companies were present at the seminar. I.A.Riabinin, the academician, participated in the seminar.

September 10, 2003 Mr. Rodolfo Suarez Cortez, Research Program coordinator of the Mexican Petroleum Institute visited the SPIK SZMA’s offices to get acquainted with the Research & Development Department. The purpose of the visit was to investigate possible areas of joint studies.

September 3, 2003 The control system FAT for water recycling plant #4 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed. The control system is based on the Toshiba Integrated Redundant Controller V-series model 2000 and the OIS-DS. SPIK SZMA specialists implemented control system design, configuration, and installation.

July 24, 2003 The control system FAT for the receiver, equipped with submerged pumps, in the valves repair division of Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed. The control system is based on the Toshiba Integrated Redundant Controller V-series model 2000 and the OIS-DS. SPIK SZMA specialists implemented project design, configuration, and installation.

June 6, 2003 The article “Particularities of engineering companies’ Quality Management System complying with ISO 9000:2000” written by Company specialist Vladimir A. Nikitin was published in the journal “Industrial ACS Controllers”. Click here for more detail

May 21, 2003 By the letter #11-11/189 from 5/21/2003, GOSGORTECHNADZOR authorized testing of the company product - “Methodological recommendations for modeling and computing of reliability and safety measures of automated process control systems” for designing of reactive and explosion hazardous objects. Click here for more detail

May 12, 2003 “Software for Automated Structural Logic Modeling and Computing of Reliability for Automated Control Systems at Design Stage” (SC ASLM SZMA) was granted a patent by the Russian Agency for patents and trademarks (Click here to see the certificate).

April 26-28, 2003 A specialized course in Toshiba control systems configuring was presented at the Company’s offices to the specialists of Kirishi Oil Refinery and SPIK SZMA. The course was given by George Orchard, Automation group Manager of Toshiba International Corporation (Houston, USA).

April 22, 2003 Control system development and delivery for the Gas Plant of the shop #6 at Kirishi Oil Refinery were completed. The project was implemented by the request of LENGIPRONEFTECHIM.

April 18, 2003 The control system FAT for the Pumping Station #910-45 and related Tank Farms of Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed. The control system is based on PLC Simatic S7-400 H, OS are based on Intellution iFix software. SPIK SZMA specialists implemented control system project design, configuration, and installation.

April 4, 2003 The control system FAT for Kirishi Oil Refinery’s LAB-LABS’s Condensate Station and Central Heat station #2 was completed. The system design, configuration and installation were performed under direct contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery. The control systems are based on Toshiba hardware and software.

March 10, 2003 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Toshiba International Corporation (USA) for the design and delivery of 10 control system cabinets for the Mozyr Oil Refinery LPG Tank Farm (Belarus Republic).

February 27, 2003 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for the delivery of control system hardware and software for the receiver equipped with submerged pumps in the valves repair shop.

February 20, 2003 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with the firm TD “Turmalin” for control system design for oil sludge and wastes thermal deactivation plant at Kirishi Oil Refinery.

January 5, 2003 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for the design of two automated systems for metering steam, hot water, mazut water, and chemically purified water coming to Kirishi Oil Refinery from the heat station (Kirishi GRES), and for metering mazut, coming to the hydroelectric power station (Kirishi GRES) from Kirishi Oil Refinery.

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