Servelec Controls scoops Digital accolade to become EIC National Award winners two years running

A photograph from the EIC National Award winners.
Posted in Latest News on October 17th, 2018

Servelec Controls has been recognised by the Energy Industry Council (EIC) at the EIC National Awards for a second consecutive year.

Following 2017’s success in which the company was awarded not only the Innovation Award but recognised as The EIC’s Company of the Year, Servelec Controls has been honoured once again. The company proudly collected the 2018 Digital Award in recognition of the success of a Real-time Information System (RtIS) solution for oil and gas company Repsol Sinopec, at a prestigious awards dinner in London on Thursday 11th October.

The system integrator and RtIS expert company was nominated for the award after it was featured in The EIC’s Survive and Thrive Report published earlier this year, thanks to a collaborative project that saved its client, Repsol Sinopec, several million US dollars.

Servelec Controls’ renowned Industrial IT Division created an innovative central monitoring system that is able to collect and analyse data from thousands of pieces of rotating equipment across Repsol Sinopec’s network of oil and gas platforms, then map out and then visualise trends related to vibration, temperature and other vital data, enabling the prediction and prevention of potential equipment failures and costly associated downtime. After providing an estimated 900% savings return for the client on the initial investment, the system’s capabilities and results thoroughly impressed the judges and earnt Servelec Controls the Digital Award, a new category launched at this year’s event.

EIC CEO Stuart Broadley, said: “It was great to see EIC Company of the Year 2017 Servelec Controls back on the podium again this year. Having saved Repsol Sinopec over US$9m through its real-time information solutions they are deserved winners of the EIC Digital Award.”

On Servelec Controls receiving the award, Andrew Mills, Managing Director at Servelec Controls said: “I’m extremely proud of the whole team. Our Industrial IT is leading the way in the industry and this award goes to show just how good our visualisations are at improving client operations and saving them time and money.

“As a company, Servelec Controls is growing and there is a wealth of opportunity opening up across a range of industries, including a resurgence in the oil and gas market, where we have many years of experience. The eruption of the Internet of Things (IoT) has really captured people’s imagination and this idea of linking many individual assets into a centralised control system is starting to gain traction across industry too.

Our Real-time Information Systems and what is becoming known as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are going from strength-to-strength and we are so pleased to see that a leading trade body like the Energy Industries Council (EIC) recognises the work that goes into making this happen. Thank you to the EIC for honouring our team with this award, we’re hopeful that the recognition will open up new opportunities to provide the same level of returns to other clients.”

Servelec Controls is one of the UK’s largest independent systems integrators, established with many of the leading automation equipment manufacturers worldwide. Servelec Controls specialises in industrial control, safety and real-time information systems delivering full turnkey engineering solutions and is an industry leader in the design and implementation of functional safety systems.

Find out more about Real-time Information Systems and read the details of the winning project, or check out the EIC’s Survive and Thrive report which is free to download for EIC member companies.