Eaton to Showcase Solutions for Increased Productivity, Enhanced Profitability and Worker Safety at 2016 Offshore Technology Conference

Date: May 2, 2016

PITTSBURGH, PA — Power management company Eaton will display its innovative electrical, hydraulic and filtration solutions designed to help optimize global oil refining processes, increase operational predictability and enhance safety in booth #3517 at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from May 2 to 5 at NRG Park in Houston. Through in-booth product demonstrations and interactive exhibits, visitors can see the benefits of Eaton’s power distribution and control, electrical connectivity, structural support, lighting and communication and security solutions.

In addition, conference attendees can visit Eaton’s booth #3517 for an interactive demonstration of Eaton’s Integrated Power Assemblies or E-House. The cost-effective solution provides customers with a customized grouping of factory tested and integrated electrical distribution and control equipment into a modular building to meet specific project needs. Each unit is engineered to ensure both customer specifications and building codes are met, while the integrated design supports low cost installation and minimized startup time.

“At Eaton, we understand the challenges the industry is facing and we continue to develop innovative technology to help customers solve complex problems, minimize risk and increase savings,” said Daniel Castillo, senior vice president, global oil, gas and petrochemical business, Eaton. “From optimizing exploration and drilling to simplifying retrofit or new construction projects, we look forward to sharing our expertise with customers and industry leaders at the Offshore Technology Conference.”

Eaton’s solutions for oil and gas applications are designed to support a reliable and efficient supply of electrical and hydraulic power to keep mission-critical systems operational and reduce downtime. Eaton is helping customers solve critical power management challenges with solutions that can be retrofitted to extend lifecycles and meet changing regulatory and processing requirements. A selection of Eaton’s products to be featured at OTC include:
  • Eaton’s B-Line® series structural solutions designed to save weight and improve performance, including its High Performance Cable Ladder (HPL) and 4DimensionTM strut system.
  • Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds series V-SpringTM Telescoping Light Poles help enhance safety and decrease labor costs associated with lighting installation and routine maintenance; the technology enables work to take place on the platform or walkway.
  • Industry-leading power distribution technology designed to enhance safety, including Eaton’s FlashGard® arc-resistant Motor Control Centers (MCCs), the first solution to combine arc-preventative and arc-resistant technology within a single motor control center.
  • Eaton’s complete line of Freedom, FlashGard, and Arc Resistant MCCs are now available with the Power Xpert® C445 intelligent motor management and protection relay. The C445 is easy to integrate into wide variety of systems which allows customers get the diagnostics and intelligence that they need without needing to overhaul the system.

Eaton will also showcase its Electrical Engineering Services and Systems team’s suite of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle, from planning and design to build and support.

For more information about Eaton’s solutions for oil and gas industry customers and innovations on display at OTC, visit

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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