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August 2013

Process Control Engineers and Computer Automation – A Key to Plant Safety

Unplanned flaring, leaks, fires, and power outages interrupt refinery operations weekly. One needs to look no further than USW.org weekly report to see how frequently incidents occur. But when events threaten the safety of workers, like the Exxon fire in April 2013 or the Chevron fire in August 2012, the issue of prevention once again […]

Open or Closed Source, Making the Right Choice For Computer Automation and Process Control Systems

Security and reliability are essential to process control and automation. Operating systems that are vulnerable to security threats, require frequent upgrading, or cannot interface with legacy controllers are detrimental to operations. When deciding on an operating system for your process control and automation systems, one question is, are you better off with a closed proprietary […]