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2003 Press Releases-02

Tokyo, Japan - January 20, 2003

Yokogawa Wins Large Gas Field Control Project in Algeria


Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the award of a contract for supply of equipment for the first phase of the In Salah Gas project, jointly operated as In Salah Gas by BP Exploration (In Salah) Limited and Sonatrach. The order was awarded by M.W.Kellogg Ltd., who is jointly owned by JGC Corporation and Kellogg Brown and Root.
Yokogawa was awarded this project by demonstrating their in country experience and proven control systems. The main technical requirements of the Client were for a reliable and environment-resistant control system with the ability to deal with real-time control requirements covering a large geographic area. In view of the phased development of the project the systems also had to be capable of being expanded over time. Yokogawa demonstrated to the Client their commitment to the Project HSE (Health Safety Environment) requirements and the goals of reliable and robust performance from the start of first year operations.

"Yokogawa is very interested in the global gas exploration market since our products and services directly match the industry requirements for high reliability, flexibility and ease of use," says Teruyoshi Minaki, Senior Vice President, International Business HQ of Yokogawa. "We plan to continue to develop cost-effective solutions that target this exciting industry."

The scope of this award includes CENTUM CS3000 R3 integrated production control system , the ProSafe safety system, a wide area monitoring system and various field instruments such as flowmeters and transmitters.



About Yokogawa
Yokogawa's global network of 19 manufacturing facilities and 89 companies spans 32 countries. Since its founding in 1915, the US$4 billion company has been engaged in cutting-edge research and innovation, securing more than 7,500 patents and registrations, including the world's first digital sensors for flow and pressure measurement. Industrial automation and control, test and measurement, information systems and industry support are the core businesses of Yokogawa.
For more information about Yokogawa, please visit our web site at www.yokogawa.com.

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