Dow Chemical Gulf Coast Pipeline System Platform upgrade project:

The original HMI System was developed using Wonderware 2014 by TRC 5 years ago and required to be upgraded the latest version Wodnerware System Platform 2017 update 3. TRC, under the guidance of Dow’s project management team build up 7 new servers to install the new software, convert all templates and objects to the newest version. The project was completed in March 2020.

The GCPL System Platform Upgrading Project consists of: The new System Platform 2017 will be installed on new SCADA Servers, which have different computer names from the existing production servers. Migrate SCADA HMI galaxy from the existing system to the new galaxy. Update the node addresses for platform instances. Integrate the new system with existing KepServerEX to get live data. Integrate the new system with ATMOS and Krohne LDS. GCPL to assembly new SCADA server rack.


Kepware IO driver upgrading project

For DOW Chemical gulf cost pipeline SCADA system, the old SCADA System's Universal Server is retiring, GCPL decided to switch the SCADA System’s communication server to Kepware. TRC is awarded with a contract to update all the backend scripts, templates, logic and all other functions related to the change of communication. The old SCADA system was built in 2014, based on Wonderware System Platform (ArchestrA). The project was succesfully finished Feb 2019.


Dow Chemical Awards Gulf Coast Pipeline Upgrade Project to TRC Houston:

Dow Chemical Operates over 4,000 miles of cross-country pipelines along the United States Gulf Coast. The pipeline systems stretch from Brownsville, Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana. The entire pipeline system is operated from the Control Center in Houston. The current SCADA System was developed over the past 10 years and requires to be upgraded to a single design and maintenance platform. TRC, under the guidance of Dow¡¯s project management team will implement a completely new Pipeline Control and Management system, based on the Wonderware System Platform (ArchestrA), including upgrading all field interfaces. The project is slated for commissioning by the end of 2014.