Technica were grateful to receive news during April that they have been awarded a contract to support National Grid Capital Delivery with a project at Aberdeen Compressor Station.

The order requires Technica to provide a site-wide conceptual study at this critical site and will cover design works for Compressor Control and Protection Systems, Fire and Gas, SCADA, UPS, Metering and Gas Quality across all three compressors and the station systems.

Technica Engineers will also undertake compatibility reviews of all interfacing equipment such as remote telemetry units, monitoring and motor control centres.  This work follows a lengthy and detailed contract negotiation period and will be delivered across the remainder of 2020, ready for the start of the RIIO2 period in April 2021.

The delivery of the project will be overseen by Projects Director, Andy Smith who commented “I am very pleased to have been awarded this key piece of work from National Grid”.  He continued “This work allows us to build upon the knowledge and experience gained undertaking similar projects at Huntingdon and Peterborough over the past 24 months”

John Davison, Managing Director of Technica stated “This is excellent news for Technica and is another example of how Technica can support our clients with any aspect of design work from FEED through to detailed design”.

National Grid ( own and operate the gas National Transmission System (NTS) in Great Britain, with day-to-day responsibility for balancing supply and demand. Their network comprises approximately 7,660 kilometres (4,760 miles) of high-pressure pipe and 618 above-ground installations.

For over 15 years, Technica ( has developed the capability to design and deliver complex Electrical, Control, Instrumentation, Mechanical and Process engineering solutions.  They specialise in Fiscal and Non-Fiscal metering, RTU, Fire and Gas, SCADA and industrial automation and control, Local Gas Treatment and the provision of site installation and maintenance.

They are also able to provide EPC, EPCM and consultancy services to clients and have extensive experience in the successful delivery of CDM projects as both Principal Designer and Principal Contractor.