Emerson Awarded $67 Million in Valve Technologies Contracts

  Emerson Awarded $67 Million in Valve Technologies Contracts

  Emerson Valve Technologies to Help Ensure Efficient, Safe Flow Control of
                                 Natural Gas

Business Wire

AUSTIN, Texas -- June 11, 2013

Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has been
awarded contracts by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. that are valued at US$67
million to provide control valves and valve actuators to help ensure the
efficient and safe flow of natural gas at the Gorgon Project, one of the
world’s largest natural gas projects.

Emerson Process Management is providing the majority of the control and
shutdown valves for the project. Specifically, the contracts include more than
1,000 control valves, actuators, and valve controllers from Emerson.
Additionally, Emerson’s Roxar subsea wet gas meters will also be used to
provide real-time, accurate measurements of hydrocarbon flow rates and water

Emerson’s Fisher^® valves and valve automation technologies provide the
ability to accurately manage the production of gas, resulting in tighter and
more accurate control that increases overall system efficiency and safety and
helps ensure environmental compliance. Fisher FIELDVUE™ digital valve
controllers provide automated configuration, as well as improved control valve
calibration and tuning. Their built-in diagnostics enable technicians to
remotely monitor the health of valve assemblies and can alert them to pending
issues before they affect operations.

“Our customers are undertaking increasingly larger and more complex projects
in challenging on- and offshore sites, where they require sophisticated,
reliable gas flow solutions,” said Steve Sonnenberg, president of Emerson
Process Management. “Prior to installation, we were able to verify the
performance of highly critical valves that will be used at Gorgon through
real-world flow testing at the Emerson Innovation Center in Marshalltown, Iowa
– the largest flow facility in the world capable of providing this kind of
reliability testing.”

In addition to support from Emerson Process Management’s engineering,
development, and manufacturing facilities in Australia, Emerson is working
with its local business partner of 20 years, Perth-based Western Process
Controls, to provide training that will help the Gorgon Project’s instrument
and valve technicians ensure smooth commissioning and maintenance best

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a
leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing, and
distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power,
water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life
sciences, and other industries. The company combines superior products and
technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management,
and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™,
Fisher^®, Micro Motion^®, Rosemount^®, Daniel™, Ovation™, Bettis™ and AMS

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in
bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions
for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the
world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management,
Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial &
Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion. For more
information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About the Gorgon Project

The Chevron-operated Gorgon Project is developing the Gorgon and Jansz-Io gas
fields, located between 130 and 200 kilometers off the northwest coast of
Western Australia. It includes the construction of a three-train, nominal 15
million tonnes per annum (MTPA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on Barrow
Island and a domestic gas plant with the capacity to provide 300 terajoules
per day of gas to Western Australia. The Gorgon Project is operated by an
Australian subsidiary of Chevron and is a joint venture of the Australian
subsidiaries of Chevron (47.3 percent), ExxonMobil (25 percent), Shell (25
percent), Osaka Gas (1.25 percent), Tokyo Gas (1 percent) and Chubu Electric
Power (0.417 percent).


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Denise Clarke, 512-899-0004
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