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Engineering Control Ltd (ECL)

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Years of operation in O&G industry: 10+ years
Brief company description:
Engineering Control LTD (ECL) is a dynamic company focusing on the industrial automation requirements of the Petrochemical Industry. Based in the Energy capital of New Zealand, ECL are accredited automation contractors to many of the major Petrochemical companies currently operating in New Zealand. ECL Engineers have expertise with: • Oil and Gas Process Automation • Development of new code to the exacting standards of the Petrochemical Industry • Control Systems Safety and Integrity Audits • Upgrade work on Distributed Control Systems (DCS) • Implementation of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) • Integration of Automation systems to Business software. • IEC61508 Certified Functional Safety Expert/Technician training. In a nutshell, ECL is a total solution for all of the automation requirements of the Oil industry.
Type of O&G business:
Mid-downstream company
Head office location: Taranaki (NZ)
Awards, achievements, technological advancements:
ECL has 5 engineers that have sucessfully complted the TUV and CFSE certified function safety training.
Projects in which your company has been significantly involved:
  • Cheal
  • Kapuni
  • Kupe
  • Kupe onshore
  • Maui
  • McKee
  • Methanex construction
  • Methanex maintenance
Other New Zealand projects: Ahuroa, Wiahapa, Rimu,
Other international projects: Rio Tinto Alcan Gove,
Additional project comments:
In each of these projects ECL was responsible for the installation, programming and commissioning of the DCS and ESD Automation Systems.
Telarc Q-Safe
Other certifications: IEC 61511, IEC 61508
Company association membership/s:
OGSTC (Oil & Gas Specialist Technologies Cluster)
  • Project management, design & engineering
  • Design
  • Computer based modelling, simulations
  • Specialist engineering services
  • Metering systems
  • Process modules
  • Emergency shutdown
Field development:
Front End Engineering Design (FEED)
Field operations:
  • Maintenance work & modifications
  • Decommissioning services, expertise, technologies
Specialist O&G consultancy
Field development:
Front End Engineering Design (FEED)
Mechanical, Instrumental, Electrical & Communications:
  • High spec engineering
  • Telecommunications services/products
  • Instrumentation, electrics & electronics
  • Electrical and Instrumental
  • Automation & control
  • IT, Computer software/systems
  • Gas storage
  • Gas processing, methanol, urea, ammonia
  • Oil storage, transportation, trading, refining
  • Downstream EPC
  • Methanol production
  • Ammonia production
  • Urea production
  • Condensate
Other capabilities: TUV certified Function Safety Experts