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BPT awarded contracts for Operator Training Simulator

Billington Process Technology (BPT) has been awarded contracts by Gassco and ABB to deliver an Operator Training Simulator (OTS) for the Zeepipe gas receiving terminal located in the port area of Zeebrugge in Belgium.

“This contract award is a testimonial of BPT’s domain and simulator expertise. The OTS will be used for operator training in handling normal operations as well as abnormal situations”, said Knut Erik Spilling, BPT VP for Sales & Marketing.

The OTS will be configured by an integrated team of ABB and BPT specialists where the main components are simulator version of ABB process control system and HIMA safety system connected to UniSim dynamic process model and instructor station.

Zeepipe gas receiving terminal

The terminal facility operated by Gassco removes possible residual liquids and solids, and regulates gas flow and temperature. In addition, it measures volume and checks quality before the gas continues to the transport operator downstream of the terminal.

Billington Process Technology (BPT) is an independent digital solution, simulation and service company with Headquarter outside Oslo, Norway. BPT has unique domain knowledge within production and process facilities. We are world-class users of process simulators, and among the specialties are compressor design as well as process safety. The BPT Digital Production Twin includes an unmatched solution for holistic sensor-correction providing invaluable data fundament for a number of advanced digital applications (ala machine learning) as well as calibrated steady-state and dynamic simulators for efficient production optimization. BPT is a frontrunner in modernizing field development approach together with innovating oil companies. A BPT specialty is to apply integrated multiphase flow and dynamic process simulators throughout the field development, commissioning, and life of field to validate and improve design as well as troubleshoot and perform production optimization.

For more information about this press release, please contact Knut Erik Spilling, BPTs Vice President for Sales & Marketing (phone: +47 90 08 79 76 or e-mail: