Bruce L. Taylor, manager of business process integration for Suncor Energy (USA) Inc., brought his unique blend of nearly 30 years of IT and process industry experience to bear on the problem of reducing Suncors carbon footprint. He presented his progress and his surprising findings at this weeks Siemens Automation Summit.
Talk about mergers and acquisitions! Once upon a time, the two technological realms of power automation and process automation were totally separate and entirely distinct. However, an elegant combination of Siemens Energy & Automations software and related equipment is beginning to bring Power Transmission and Distribution (PTD) functions within the orbit of the companys familiar PCS 7 process automation software.