Production Control Systems

Definition(s)


Production control systems (PCSs)

A PCS provides the means to control and monitor the operation of a subsea production or injection facility from a remote location. The PCS consists of both surface and subsea equipment, see Figure A.23.

Source: API RP 17A, Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems—General Requirements and Recommendations, Fourth Edition, Reaffirmed 2011. Global Standards