Kenya terminals get new automation system

To improve fuel distribution efficiencies, reduce human error, and improve business accounting, Kenya Pipeline Co. (KPC) in December completed installing new terminal-automation systems (TAS) at three of its busiest fuel depots in western Kenya. Click here to enlarge imageKPC installed the FUEL-FACS+ system, marketed by Control Systems Inter national Inc. (CSI), Lenexa, Kan., in depots in Eldoret, Nakuru, and Kisumu, Kenya (Fig. 1).KPC chose that system in part because of its adaptability to existing hardware that had been part of the previous TAS.OperationAt each depot, KPC utilizes the new TAS to account for all product receipt, inventory, and dispensing. The system operates as the fue...

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