NEWS 2004

December 31, 2004 A contract for project design development for retrofit of the central air compressor house #1 of the shop 14 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was signed.

December 30, 2004 A contract for project design development for expansion of the light oil control system of the shop 3 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was signed.

December 22, 2004 Project design of the process control system for the plant LG-24/7 of the shop #4 of Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed and delivered.

December 15, 2004 SPIK SZMA's specialists published 12 articles and reports in the SPIIRAS Proceedings, Industrial Automation, Industrial Working Safety, Risk Management, etc. More detail...

December 5, 2004 SPIK SZMA's project management system, based on Microsoft Project Professional, was up-graded to the latest corporate version of MS Project 2003. Our IT, Project Management and QMS departments collaborated to customize the system to meet SPIK SZMA's resource and business process requirements. This has resulted in increased efficiency of resource management and analysis of project metrics. It also has improved team collaboration and decision making.

November 30, 2004 Project design of the automated process control system for LABS's reagent plant of Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed and delivered.

November 15-17, 2004 The International certification Bureau (ASERT Office), accredited by the German firm DAR/TGA carried out SPIK SZMA's second audit for compliance with ISO 9001:2000. SPIK SZMA was specified as a "successful engineering services provider" which is supported by no Customer product quality clams and increased production volume.

October 26-27, 2004 The Unitary Enterprise 'Industrial Automation' held a seminar 'On the experience of industrial safety and liability insurance declaration. Development of risk estimate methods for hazardous industrial sites'. In the seminar participated SPIK SZMA's specialist, Master of science Mozhaev A.S. who presented his report on 'Technology and software for automaed simulation and evaluation of reliability, safety and risk for hazardous industrial sites'.

September 17, 2004 Project design of the automated control system for 2 pyrolysis gas compressors, 2 propylene compressors, 2 ethylene compressors, 2 thermocompressors of the plant E-200 and project design of the automated control system for 10 air compressors and 2 nitrogen compressors at KAZANORGSYNTHES were completed and delivered.

August 30, 2004 A contract for project design development for Partial replacement of control system and instrumentation equipment of the LAB-LABS process control system of the shop 51 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was signed.

August 26, 2004 A contract for project design development for process control system of the reagent plant LABS of the shop 51 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was signed.

August 2, 2004 Alexander Nozik, SPIK SZMAs general director, visited Toshiba International Corporation (Huston, USA). During negotiations joint projects in Russia were discussed. Conferees were TIC president Mr. R. Nakata, vice-presidents Mr. S. Akiba, M. Ayers, T.Morishita and other experts.

July 29, 2004 SPIK SZMA has become a member of Saint-Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

July 28, 2004 A contract for project design development for retrofit of the Heating Center #1 of the Shop 14 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was signed.

June 28, 2004 Project design of the automated control system for the Pumphouse #18 at Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed and delivered (Customer - LENGIPRONEFTECHIM).

June 17, 2004 Project design of the automated metering system for fuel oil coming from Kirishi Oil Refinery to Kirishi heat station (GRES) was completed and delivered.

June 8, 2004 Assembly, delivery, and installation of automation system for the Heating center #1 of Kirishi Oil Refinery was completed. System project design, assembly, and FAT ware performed by SPIK SZMA. The system is developed based on Toshiba V-series controllers.

June 7, 2004 Project design of the automated control system for the ethylene compressor C-4001 of the STAVROLENs plant EP-250R was completed and delivered (Customer - SYSTEM GAS).

May 27, 2004 Director of the SLP Engineering Ltd.s Moscow office, Ivan Endovitsky and Gary Rathwell, Study Team Leader, visited SPIK SZMAs office. Joint projects organization perspectives were discussed.

April 25, 2004 SPIK SZMA purchased the control stock of the Belarus engineering company Sevzapmontageautomatica (Minsk, Belarus Republic). The Company performs project design, commissioning, and start-up services for automation systems at Novopolotsk and Mozyr Oil Refineries, Grodno production company AZOT, and other Belarus Republic sites.

April 28, 2004 Completion of system design for the metering of steam, hot water, and chemically purified water produced by the Kirishi GRES Heat Station and delivered to the Kirishi Oil Refinery.

April 17, 2004 Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) president Mr. Ryuichi Nakata visited SPIK SZMAs St. Petersburg offices for discussions associated with SPIK SZMAs involvement in Toshibas expansion efforts in Russia. Negotiations were held with Mr. Michael Ayers TICs Senior Vice President and Mr. Mitsuya Maki the General Manager of Toshibas Representative Office in Moscow.

April 13, 2004 Compressor Controls Corporation (USA) President Mr. Tim Winfrey and Mr. Richard Selby, vice-president, visited SPIK SZMAs office. Current and perspective projects were discussed.

April 13, 2004 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for assembling and delivery an automated process control system for the control, metering, and planning of block and safety valve repairing. This will be an automated information subsystem.

April 8, 2004 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for the implementation of virtual analyzer software development for process sensor diagnostics for the Prefractionating Plant (LAB-LABS).

April 1, 2004 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery to design an automated control system for the supervisory control of Shop No. 14.

February 27, 2004 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for an engineering design retrofit project of the reverse watering plant No. 3 of Shop No. 13 located at the Kirishi Oil Refinery and associated with the (BOV-3) control system project.

February 18, 2004 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with STAVROLEN for control system hardware design of the Ethylene Compressor C- 4001 controls located in Plant EP-250R.

February 10, 2004 ASUMO (version 1), which is a Software application for Automated Metrological Equipment Metering, was granted a patent by the Russian Agency for patents and trademarks (Click here to see the certificate). At present the software product is produced as box version (???) and is successfully used by metrological services at several plants.

January 27, 2004 SPIK SZMA signed a contract with Kirishi Oil Refinery for third line software product development of Unified subject data mart for operator stations and automated control systems.

News 2003

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