Houston Controls

Instrument • Electrical • Analytical Specialists

Featured Projects: Valero Refinery

Valero Refinery, Texas City Texas, 2011

Valero Refinery

Houston Controls’ highly qualified Analyzer specialists were hired to:

  1. Review existing analyzer installations
  2. Develop optimized Maintenance procedures for all analyzers, up to and including Gas Chromatographs
  3. Train Company Direct-hire personnel in enhanced procedures
  4. Perform PM procedures as necessary
  5. Document findings and recommendations for later use by Plant Supervisory personnel

The Valero Refinery equipment list includes an interesting variety of analyzers, from old to new. Houston Controls personnel’s depth of experience and knowledge allows them to select and then implement the best strategy to yield maximum reliability at minimum cost. Houston Controls personnel are readily accepted as subject- matter experts by the receiving plants, thus providing smooth integration with Direct Hire forces. This project has resulted in verifiable savings for the Refinery, and increased uptime for analyzer equipment.

Formosa Plastics
Formosa Plastics
Instrumentation Upgrades and Construction
Valero Refinery
Valero Refinery
Analyzer Optimization Project
BP Turnaround
BP Refinery, Toledo Ohio
Large, Routine Turnaround
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BP Refinery Maintenance
Ongoing Maintenance commitment, integrated with Plant forces
Conoco-Phillips Refinery
Sweeny, Texas
Support for facility-wide eight-week Turnaround
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Ongoing Design Projects
LyondellBasell Houston Refinery
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Ongoing In-house TA Planning
LyondellBasell Houston Refinery
Greenfield Terminal
LDH Blending/Pumping Facility
Louis Dreyfus Energy Partners/Colonial Pipeline
Capline Turnaround
Calpine Generating Facility
Houston Controls Completes Power Station Checkout against a hard deadline