Recon Announces RMB6.87 Million Metering Instrument Maintenance Contract with a Refining and Chemical Company
BEIJING, Jan. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Recon Technology Ltd (NASDAQ: RCON) ("Recon" or the "Company") today announced that its mainland China variable interest entity has entered into a technical service contract with a Dalian-based petrochemical company, Dalian West Pacific Petrochemical Company Limited ("WEPEC" or the "Refining Company") to provide three years of operation and maintenance services on metering instruments such as alarms and flow meters that are used for the daily operation of production facilities within refineries. The total amount of the contract is RMB6.87 million.
Recon will provide technical and maintain services for the Refining Company's operation and maintenance projects of alarms and trade metering flow meters and other metering instruments from 2022 to 2024.
WEPEC is the first large-scale Sino-foreign joint venture petrochemical enterprise approved by the State Council of the People's Republic of China and jointly invested by Chinese and French shareholders, and is also a landmark project in China's energy industry with opening up to foreign cooperation. With a total investment of $1.013 billion, WEPEC covers an area of 2.5 square kilometers and has a primary crude oil processing capacity of 10 million tons/year.
Mr. Shenping Yin, Founder and CEO of Recon said, "We are delighted to have secured another long-term service contract for the instrumentation of operation and maintenance for a refining company, which is another significant development for Recon in providing maintenance services for refining companies following a four-year service contract for flammable and toxic gas alarm systems with Yunnan Petrochemical in August 2021. Recon has a deep understanding and more than 20 years of industry experience in the installation and maintenance of automated instruments for the Chinese energy industry companies. Preventing and being able to identify gas leakage problems in a timely manner, introducing intelligent metering technology for customers according to their project needs to solve metering accuracy problems, providing intelligent management and service technology to save customers' operation and maintenance costs, and introducing timely low-power technology and information security technology to improve the intelligence of customers' projects are the core competencies of Recon to providing specific solutions for customers and securing more orders and ensuring the core competence of the company's competitive advantage. We believe that with the development of instruments utilizing the intelligent Internet of Things ("IoT") technology, the Narrow Band IoT ("NB-IoT") network wide coverage of instrumentation upgrades, and even the development of the LoRa technology, intelligent product application scenarios and such usage will usher in a phase of rapid development. We expect Recon will continue to obtain orders for related operations and maintenance services. With the accumulation of our customers and technology, we will also launch further in-depth cooperation with instrument manufacturers to continuously improve our competitive advantage and long-term development potential in the automation and instrumentation business."
About Recon Technology, Ltd ("RCON")
Recon Technology, Ltd (NASDAQ: RCON) is the People's Republic of China's first NASDAQ-listed non-state owned oil and gas field service company. Recon supplies China's largest oil exploration companies, Sinopec (NYSE: SNP) and The China National Petroleum Corporation ("CNPC"), with advanced automated technologies, efficient gathering and transportation equipment and reservoir stimulation measure for increasing petroleum extraction levels, reducing impurities and lowering production costs. Through the years, RCON has taken leading positions within several segmented markets of the oil and gas filed service industry. RCON also has developed stable long-term cooperation relationship with its major clients. For additional information please visit: http://www.recon.cn/.
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