Shell Offshore Inc. awarded a contract to Yokogawa Corp. of America to deliver the process control/process safety equipment and associated software for its Appomattox development located in the Mississippi Canyon in the deep water Gulf of Mexico. 

Yokogawa’s Centum VP DCS will be used for managing topsides process control and subsea sequence of operations. The ProSafe-RS logic solver will be used to ensure process safety.

This is Yokogawa’s second integrated topsides/subsea kit delivered to support Shell’s Gulf of Mexico portfolio. The kit will be developed and delivered from its North American headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas.