October 2002


Foundation fieldbus selected for major projects

Here’s why Shell and Conoco are committed to the technology

O'Brien, L., ARC Advisory Group

Foundation fieldbus is here to stay. Perhaps no other technology in the world of process automation has been so hotly contested and debated, but today, FF has found its way into numerous products and systems, and there is evidence of real and mounting end user demand for the technology in all process applications. According to the most recent information from the Fieldbus Foundation, over 200,000 FF-compatible devices and close to 4,000 systems have been installed. Over 100 different devices have been registered. In ARC's view, any user should be able to go to a major process automation system (PAS) supplier and ha

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