Stock Exchange release October 3, 2007 02:15:00 PM CET
Metso and Petrobras conclude a long-term supply contract
Metso Automation and Petrobras of Brazil concluded in June a long-term supply agreement for the automation modernization project of the REVAP refinery. The scope of the delivery will comprise of process automation systems and solutions as well as related services. The deliveries will spread over the next five years, with the total order value exceeding EUR 12 million.
The modernization project is a major expansion of the existing distributed control systems (DCS) installed in Petobras REVAP refinery. It will add more than 20,000 wired process input/output (I/O) interfaces to the existing system. The aim of the project is to meet new environmental specifications for the gasoline, as demanded by the Brazilian government.
REVAP refinery's main products are gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, LPG, asphalt and sulfur. The refinery is located at São José dos Campos, São Paulo.
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its more than 26,000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
For further information, please contact:
Gilberto Gomes, Sales & Services Manager, Process Automation Systems business line, Metso Automation, phone +55 15 9789 8122