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Junction Boxes and Fieldbus Interfaces for Gorgon, a Natural Gas Project by Chevron, Australia [Reference]

Customer | Chevron

Project | Gorgon Project

Location | Western Australia

Completion | 2011


Project report

Pepperl+Fuchs’ Solution Engineering Centre in Birmingham, UK, manufactured and supplied terminal junction boxes and fieldbus interface enclosures to the Gorgon Project, one of the world's largest natural gas projects, located in Western Australia. Pepperl+Fuchs supplied stainless steel enclosures suitable for mounting in both safe and hazardous areas, with various sizes and layouts customized to suit the demands of the project.

The Gorgon Project uses Pepperl+Fuchs’ range of hazardous area mountable segment protectors for distributing and protecting the FOUNDATION fieldbus signals which provide the communication between the control system and field devices being installed. The Gorgon Project is operated by Chevron and is a joint venture of the Australian subsidiaries of:

  • Chevron (approximately 47 %)

  • ExxonMobil (25 %)

  • Shell (25 %)

  • Osaka Gas (1.25 %)

  • Tokyo Gas (1 %)

  • Chubu Electric Power (0.417 %)