SUBCOE to Manufacture OptiLift RPC High Ambient Temperature Drive System

OptiLift High Temperature RPC Driv

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Rockwell Automation OptiLiftHigh Temperature RPC Drives

SUBCOE to manufacture OptiLift RPC in New Omani Facility

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – SUBCOE has become an approved Machine Builder member in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program.  Rockwell Automation OEM members are machine and equipment builders that help provide flexible and efficient equipment leveraging Rockwell Automation solutions.

SUBCOE teamed with Rockwell Automation in the designing, engineering and manufacturing of the new Rockwell Automation OptiLift RPC high ambient temperature variable speed drive system. These rod pump drive systems have comprehensive digital integration of the OptiLift graphical rod pump control system, variable frequency drive and local sensors, and work in combination with the Rockwell Automation ConnectedProduction secure production intelligence system.

The Rockwell Automation OptiLift system is a forward-looking control system that introduces advanced field integration techniques, including machine learning, which can be applied to any customer well environment to facilitate true next generation digital oilfield monitoring and intelligent production control.

SUBCOE has been manufacturing reliable drive systems for the oil and gas industry since 2003 and these built-for-purpose Rockwell Automation OptiLift NEMA4 drive systems have been designed and tested for optimal reliability at ambient temperatures of up to 60 degrees Celsius. The OptiLift drives follow the established rugged, reliable, low maintenance, passive cooled, oil and gas build standards applied to all SUBCOE drive systems.

About Subcoe

SUBCOE is a privately held company dedicated to the design, engineering and manufacturing of variable frequency drivesystems, power system skids and control electronics. SUBCOE specializes in the manufacture of technically advanced standalone and skidded oil and gas power systems for customers. SUBCOE manufactures approximately 20MVA of VFD power systems per month, many with complex control solutions, and has established facilities in Canada, Bulgaria and now also in Muscat Oman.

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

Rockwell Automation OptiLift High Temperature RPC Drive System on Custom Mini Skid with Integrated Sunshades

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