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Trends in Tank Farm Management

Tank Storage Istanbul


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Trends in Tank Farm Management

Tanks, terminal & technology Best practices and Optimization


Measurement with two technologies and SIL approved overfill protection technologies Redundant measurement and communication Combination with accurate level measurement License free tank farm visualization Use of web servers independent of operating system Remote configuration DTM / FDT based configuration of instrumentation in tank farms
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Wireless solutions in tank farms Remote monitoring via HART and MODBUS

Overspill protection and Redundant measurements


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Latest Buncefield HSE report


Overfill Prevention System for the tank is the primary task to prevent any major tank incident!
Overfill Prevention Systems has been therefore set by at latest HSE report to be at minimum Safety Integrity Level One (SIL 1) based on IEC 61511. The Overfill Prevention System shall include the following consideration: design, installation, operation, maintenance and testing of equipments redundancy for level measurement, which are: independent and separated for safety and inventory measurement diverse measurement principle for safety and inventory measurement
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fail-safe loop design and proof test intervals

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So how can we do this? Tank Inventory Measurement


2/4 HART bus (i.s.)

Level, 4-20mA
RMA422

Level Limit DO Other values required For Operator Ethernet OPC

Level 4-20mA Limit A DO WHG Limit B DO

Limit Hi Display Fill Limit Display Operator Limit A

PLC

Level, Temperature, OctoberPressure 2010 Modbus Toni Ksbeck V1 31 others Slide 5 /

Level, Temperature, Volume, Pressure, Alarms, Ethernet TCP


Tankvision Scanner

Operator Limit n

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Signal transmission Signal interface Signal transmission Logic Solver Inventory System Signal transmission Final Element Inventory Visualization

Field device

IEC 61511 SIS loop


Level limit PFM DO Namur
SIL 2 FTL325P

Overfill Prevention

Level Limit DO
SIL 2/3

Level 4-20mA
SIL 2 RMA422

Level Limit DO
SIL 2

Logic Solver

SIS Logic Limit HiHi DO Ethernet OPC

HMI

Tank Inventory Measurement

Level, 4-20mA
RMA422

Level Limit DO

OPC
Other values required For Operator Ethernet OPC

Limit HiHi Display

Level 4-20mA Limit A DO WHG Limit B DO

Limit Hi Display Fill Limit Display Operator Limit A

PLC

Level, Temperature, Pressure Modbus V1 others

Level, Temperature, Volume, Pressure, Alarms, Ethernet TCP


Tankvision Scanner

Operator Limit n

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Inventory System

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Redundancy in the field: Dual output from gauges


Options in installations: Two level gauges installed as primary and secondary gauge (preferably with different technologies and a difference alarm in the tank gauging system) Redundant field cabling (two cables from level devices, preferably connected on different cabling ways into independent, not synchronized systems

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Redundancy in the field: Dual output from gauges

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Guided radar as over spill protection


Guided radar as SIL 2 overspill protection on Fixed roof tanks and custody transfer Approved radar or servo on LPG bullets

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Liquid Bulk Storage


Independent High Level Alarms Best technology available Tuning fork is always the first solution

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Internal Floating Roofs and External Decks do require stilling wells or side mounted nozzles to be installed.

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Floating Roof Tanks


Independent High Level Alarms / Radar Proof Testing external

External Swivel plate for functional proof testing

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Secure Switch Settings using Contact Plate

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Example Overfill protection Tank levels (based on API2350)

Trip

Alarm

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Notification

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So how can we do this?

Overfill Prevention

Level limit PFM DO Namur


SIL 2 FTL325P

Level Limit DO
SIL 2/3

SIS Logic Limit HiHi DO Ethernet OPC


Logic Solver

Level 4-20mA
SIL 2

Level Limit DO
SIL 2
RMA422

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Limit HiHi Display

IEC 61511 SIS loop

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Simple instrument safety rules still apply


A good Overfill Prevention System: is based on a different physical phenomenon (avoid systematic failures) is Fail to Safe classified for SIL services acc. IEC 61508/61511
is proven technology has all appropriate certificates is provided with internal diagnostics/ health check is provided with a separate failure alarm can be checked easily Proof testing!

has a long, predictable lifetime


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can be repaired fast without process interference and fits for used tank shape

Browser based visulization


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Technology behind
A web server is software that serves web pages (files) in response to requests from web browsers. A web server is sometimes called an HTTP server. The standardized Interface guaranteed the world wide success, like MS Windows did in the past

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Architecture of browser based applications


Availability of not PC based web servers: A dedicated industrial control unit and not a PC hosts an application, which visualizes its own data All configuration and all visualization is provided via HTML pages generated on the unit No software needs to be installed on the PC. The correct versions of software is always on the unit, including documentation. This reduces the need to keep documentation and diagnostic tools on service computers. When you need it, its with the unit. When the unit gets updated, the software gets updated
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System architecture for web server


Modbus Host Link

LAN

TCP/IP

Data Concentrator

OPC
SCADA

Tank Scanner

Tank Scanner

(Field Protocol) V1, Modbus, WM550,


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Advantages of web server based technologies


Usage of standard technologies instead of proprietary tools for Real-time data via Java applets HTML programming for reports, visualization on PDAs Web browsers in full screen mode, automatic retrieval of web pages for archiving

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FDT / DTM based remote configuration


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Open Independent Standard for Integration of Field Equipment into Control Systems
FDT frame (integrated in DCS) FDT frame (stand alone)

Ethernet

Master Cl 1, (Cl 2)

Master Cl 2

Profibus DP

Profibus PA

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FDT Communication
Each component wraps the communication frame from the component below, WITHOUT knowing the contents Routing through system topology
DTM below does not have any knowledge about the network topology DTM must only support its own communication protocol Communication / routing through ANY network topology, no limitations Communication / routing is possible even if the underlying protocol is unknown by the engineering or standalone tool
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This is standard on many process plants, but not in tank farms yet!

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Example Tank Gauging Architecture Device configuration via FDT


Modbus Host Link

LAN

TCP/IP

OPC
Data Concentrator SCADA

Tank Scanner

Tank Scanner

(Field Protocol) V1, Modbus, WM550,


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FieldCare configuration of tank gauging instruments

FMR NRF

Real COM Port Service Tool Tool sees to difference between Green or Red paths. Except Timing

Serial / USB

HART Bus Adapter

HART Bus

Windows Configuration

Web Configuration

Virtual COM Port

LAN Network

FG4TG Tank Scanner

Field Protocol

NRF590 is both part of the Tunnel and a HART Device

NRF590 TSM, ID 1

FMR Radar

Hardware Between PC & HART Device is Invisible to Service Tool

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Wireless solutions for tank farms


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WirelessHART solutions for inventory monitoring and maintenance

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Wireless solutions for tank gauging protocols


System configuration
Tanks with Tank Side Monitors and guided radar, spot temperature and pressure transmitter Wireless from tank field to control room (tank gauging system)

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Advantages and Benefits


Measurement with two technologies and SIL approved overfill protection technologies Increase of plant safety License free tank farm visualization Cost reduction. More flexibility Remote configuration via FDT/DTM Uniform concept in refinery: Reduced training Wireless solutions in tank farms Cost reduction
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Thank you very much for your attention


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