Honeywell To Modernize Nordics' Largest Refinery

               Honeywell To Modernize Nordics' Largest Refinery

New Advanced Control System Will Enhance Efficiency and Increase Clean Fuel
Production at Lysekil Refinery

PR Newswire

BRACKNELL, England, Nov. 4, 2013

BRACKNELL, England, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today
announced that it has been selected by Preem AB to modernize one of Europe's
largest refineries – Preemraf Lysekil – with Honeywell's Enhanced High
Performance Process Manager (EHPM) industrial process controllers.

The project should significantly extend the life of the existing control
system at the refinery, located in southern Sweden. Preem AB, the country's
largest oil producer, will use the enhanced high performance process manager
to as much as triple the capacity of the refinery's existing controllers.

Preem AB has an annual refining capacity of more than 18 million metric tons,
accounting for 75 percent of refining capacity in Sweden and about one-third
of the entire Nordic region. Preem AB is the largest supplier of
ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel in Sweden, with a sulfur content of less than 5
ppm (parts per million), significantly lower than the Euro 4 requirement of 50
ppm.

"Honeywell's Enhanced High Performance Process Manager enables Preem to
modernize their refinery and increase through-put while maximizing legacy
investments and intellectual property," said John Rudolph, vice president for
Honeywell Process Solutions' Lifecycle Solutions and Services business.

The upgrade will be completed during planned maintenance at the refinery and
will not require any additional downtime. It is scheduled to be completed
before the end of the year.

"This investment builds on Lysekil's position as the region's leading refinery
and will deliver real benefits for decades," said Lars Andersson, automation
manager at Preem AB. "It also means we can maintain and improve on a safe,
efficient operation, without the disruption and cost of ripping out and
replacing the entire control system."

With support for peer-to-peer communication planned for the future, EHPM will
allow Preem to incorporate other technologies from Honeywell, to provide an
integrated solution that can include continuous and batch processing controls
such as Experion C300, safer operations with Safety Manager, and Honeywell's
fault tolerant ethernet FTE technology, that offers more robust, faster
network diagnostics and improved security.

For more information about Honeywell's lifecycle solutions for process
automation please visit www.honeywellprocess.com.

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www.honeywellprocess.com.

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SOURCE Honeywell

Website: http://www.honeywell.com
Contact: Don Empie,(312) 218-2721, donald.empie@honeywell.com, or Elli
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