NEC gets green light for ¥ 1.3b oil re­fin­ery sys­tems con­tract, Kuwait

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It’s a deal worth ap­prox. ¥ 1.3 bil­lion to NEC Cor­po­ra­tion, which re­ceived the or­der from JGC Cor­po­ra­tion, to pro­vide im­proved telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions and se­cu­rity re­fin­ery sys­tems to the KNPC’s ( Kuwait Na­tional Petroleum Com­pany) Mina Al- Ah­madi re­fin­ery. The new in­stal­la­tions will con­sist of VoIP phones and a wired/ wire­less in­plant LAN, as well as se­cu­rity sys­tems for sur­veil­lance, ac­cess man­age­ment, and emer­gency broad­casts. The Mina Al- Ah­madi Re­fin­ery, built in 1949 is lo­cated 45km south of Kuwait City on the Ara­bian Gulf. It cov­ers 10,534,000 square miles and has al­ready un­der­gone ma­jor re­fur­bish­ment. In this deal, el­e­ments pro­vided by NEC in­clude: an in- plant VoIP tele­phone sys­tem, with ex­ten­sion and video con­fer­enc­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties; and the pro­vi­sion of wire­less mobile hand­sets and in- car ter­mi­nals for voice calls be­tween plant work­ers. Se­cu­rity func­tion­al­i­ties will also be im­ple­mented, such as emer­gency alert sys­tems; video sur­veil­lance com­pris­ing 60 cam­eras; and an ac­cess man­age­ment sys­tem. De­liv­ery is ex­pected to com­mence at the end of 2015.

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