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          KCC (Kuwait)

          Control & remote monitoring of wells at Sugahyah, Jahra & Kabad

          Reference: Water Reduced presence
          Less staff trips

           

          I. CUSTOMER ENVIRONMENT / PROJECT CONTEXT

           

          Customer profile:

          • Contractor : Kuwait Controls Co. W.L.L  (KCC)
          • End-User : Ministry of Energy, Kuwait
          • Kuwait Controls Co. W.L.L is one of the biggest contracting company in Kuwait, and has deep root relations with the Ministry of Energy, Kuwait. Nearly all of the Water & Waste water projects in Northern Kuwait have been done by KCC and the maintenance of all the installation is also under their domain.
           

          Customer objective and constraints:

          • Ministry of Energy, Kuwait wanted to Control & Monitor water wells located in remote areas of Kuwait. For this purpose they required a RTU based solution which could be accessed from the control room via wireless technology.
          • Alarm monitoring required
          • Daily, Monthly and Yearly generated reports required.
           

          II. SOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION

           

          Implementation methodology (main phases):

          1. Full design of the automation system
          2. In-house tests
          3. Site tests and commissioning
          4. After sales service
           

          Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures...):

          Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures...):
           
          • Schneider Electric United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) automation team realized complete control and monitoring solution of 9 wells in Kuwait.
          • Solution provided :
             - Local well control using Twido controllers and W@de RTU modules with GSM/GPRS interface.
             - Remote control and monitoring system, using VijeoCitect Scada with GPRS modem, providing remote operation and periodical reports generation.
             - Detailed operational and setup manual for the complete system
             - Since the system communicates over a wireless GPRS network therefore location of the control room can be mobile.
           

          III. RESULTS / ACHIEVEMENT

           

          Customer benefits:

          • Getting an efficient solution for remote control and monitoring of their wells, with a clear commitment of the manufacturer on the solution performances.
           

          Schneider Electric differentiating values VS competitors:

          • GPRS communication, instead of the conventional solutions based on Radio system
          • Full solution provider
           
           
           
           

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          Solution breakdown

          Main services:
          • Engineering services: Services
          Main products & systems:
          • Programmable controllers: Twido
          • Modules for infrastructures: W@de RTU
          • Vijeo Citect Scada software