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Schneider nets IIoT deal in world’s largest oil refinery

Schneider Electric has one won a big contract with Dangote in Nigeria, supplying its EcoStruxure system to the largest refinery in the world. Schneider’s products should improve safety and reduce downtime at the refinery enabling Dangote Group to reduce its costs of operation. The deal is important for Schneider due to the scale of the project. It should help to cement the company as a market leader in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and will disappoint its competitors ABB, Honeywell, Siemens and Hitachi. Nigeria is the 8th largest producer and exporter of crude oil, however, the country still imports 80% of its refined petroleum products. Once completed in 2019, the new refinery should turn Nigeria into a net exporter of petroleum…

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