Security Device prevents theft of oil, oilfield equipment.

Press Release Summary:

Operated off 12 V battery or existing 12 Vdc supply, Valve Sentry(TM) monitors incoming power to all controls, wire to all motors or automation panels, and thief hatch. Enclosure, constructed of 12 and 14 gauge steel with no exposed fasteners, denies access to off loading valves on oil tanks. Stand-alone system can only be accessed by key and contains electro-mechanical lock rated to withstand over 1,000 lb of force. Options include tamper-proof vibration switches and alarm horn.

Original Press Release:

Security Device Helps Solve the Increasing Problem of Theft at Oilfield Production Sites

Insert Release Date - E & I Sales Company, of Tulsa, OK was asked to develop a solution to guard oil and oilfield equipment at production sites and created The Valve Sentry(TM) Security Solution to meet this emerging challenge.

The Valve Sentry(TM) Security Solution is a complete system offering a reliable and affordable solution for security to guard the oil and equipment at production sites. Valve Sentry monitors the incoming power to all controls, the wire to all motors or automation panels, and the thief hatch. It includes a specially designed enclosure to deny access to the off loading valves on oil tanks.

The Valve Sentry is a stand alone system that can be operated off a 12 volt battery or on the existing 12 volt DC supply. It is constructed of 12 and 14 gauge steel with no exposed fasteners. It can only be accessed by key and contains an electro-mechanical lock that is rated to withstand over 1000 lbs. of force and one million operations. If there is a loss of power - the lock will fail in the lock position and once locked the unit can only be accessed by the keyed mechanical override.

Additional features include a tamper proof vibration switches that has the ability to not only protect the thief hatch but other equipment on site as well, an alarm horn and a call box that will contact you when there is a power loss, wires are cut, or there is an unauthorized entry to the thief hatch and valve.

The Valve Sentry's standard features include:
o Constructed of 12 and 14 gauge steel
o No exposed fasteners
o Internal pin in place of hinges
o Keyed entry only
o Locking mechanism rated to withstand over 1000 lbs of force
o Operates on existing 12 volt DC power supply
o Lock fails in the closed position with loss of power
o Entrance acknowledgement - both authorized and unauthorized

The Valve Sentry's optional features include:
o 12 volt DC battery operation
o Tamper proof vibration switches
o Alarm horn
o Theft hatch tamper switch
o Wireless communication
o Control panel door alarms

The benefits of the Valve Sentry are:
o Stops unauthorized access to production tanks through the offloading valves and thief hatch
o Tamper proof
o Automatically locks when lid is closed
o Switches can be placed on any equipment on site
o Easily interfaced with existing equipment
o Easily installed on any existing equipment
o Ability to track authorized offloading of oil
o Ability to alarm when unauthorized entrance is attempted
o Integrates the off-loading valve and thief hatch to protect site

About E & I Sales Company.
E & I Sales, established in 1974 in Tulsa, OK, is one of the largest distributors in the country of Siemens controls and components and is one of the largest stocking distributors of Siemens, U.S. Electric and Teco/Westinghouse motors in the region.

E & I Sales also provides Remote Tank Solutions (RTS), Design and Engineering support, Start up Support, Controls Solutions and our newest product - the Tank Sentry(TM) Security Solution for oilfield production security.

For More Information:
E & I Sales Company
Ron Scott or Steve Jessogne
P.O. Box 470153
Tulsa, OK 74147


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