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O-PAS sets the pace

March 13, 2023
The Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS) standard starts operating and prepares conformance testing

Finally, after more than seven years of drafts, development, recruiting, designs and testing, the Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS) is pulling away from the dock, chugging out of the station, and accelerating inevitably toward its long-sought goal of interoperable process controls. Woo woo!

Shell, Petronas and Reliance develop O-PAS testbeds

Several well-known and new members of the Open Process Automation Forum presented their usual Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS) progress report on Feb. 7 and 9 at the ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Fla. Read more      

Latest OPAF headlines on interoperability projects

Members of the Open Process Automation Forum presented their traditional progress report at the ARC Industry Forum in Orlando. Read more

ExxonMobil OPA field trial on the docket

A pioneering open process automation (OPA) testbed by ExxonMobil serves as a model for other and is culminating in a operational field trial this year. Read more

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