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Qatargas Selects PAS for Site-Wide Alarm System Improvement Project

PAS software and engineering services to improve plant operability and safety

July 10, 2011

Houston, TX – November 7, 2011 – PAS, a leading supplier of human reliability software and services to the power and processing industries worldwide, today announced that Qatargas, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer, has chosen PAS’ PlantState Suite™ alarm management software and engineering services for an improvement project across all their units.

“We chose PAS to optimize our alarm systems. With this project, we expect to reduce operator loading and facilitate plant safety, all in service of continuity of customer shipments.”; said Alae Sadic Al Hassan, Acting Chief Operating Officer – Engineering & Ventures, Qatargas.

PAS’ PlantState Suite™, which is a comprehensive alarm management and operations support software suite, will be utilized on the project to provide event analysis, documentation and rationalization, auditing and enforcement, and dynamic alarm management. Post-project, the software will then be used to properly monitor and maintain the alarm system.

“We are honored that Qatargas chose PAS for this important project to extend their leadership in process safety, reliability, and performance,” said PAS President, Chris Lyden. “We are proud to be their partner in this endeavor.”

About PAS
PAS ( improves human reliability in power and process plants worldwide to enhance plant safety, compliance and profitability. We make essential information easily available, in context, and actionable by linking people, systems, and physical assets. Our comprehensive portfolio includes solutions for Alarm Management, Automation Genome Mapping, Automation System Management of Change, Control Loop Performance Optimization, and High-Performance Human-Machine Interfaces. PAS solutions are installed in over 1000 industrial plants worldwide.

About Qatargas
Established in 1984, Qatargas pioneered the LNG industry in Qatar. Today Qatargas is the largest LNG producer in the world with a production capacity of 42 million tonnes per annum of LNG, from its seven trains – delivering LNG safely and reliably to its customers in all four corners of the world from its first class facilities in Qatar. This makes Qatargas the largest LNG producing company in the world. Qatargas has seven LNG trains, of which four are known as mega trains – each with a production capacity of 7.8 MTA. The Qatargas vision is, by 2015, to be the world’s premier LNG Company, known for its people, innovation, operating excellence, environmental responsibility and corporate citizenship.