BP has now joined the Center for Operator Performance (COP) with both upstream and refining sectors of the company looking to engage in projects which would make a step-change improvement in alarm and display system design.
BP has supplied energy to America for more than 150 years and today, BP’s U.S. operations helps provide investment, jobs and products that help the country transition to a lower-carbon future.
The Center for Operator Performance is a collaboration of operating companies and distributed control system (DCS) suppliers that conduct research focused on ways to improve operator performance. Operating companies include: BP, Chevron (ChevronPhillips), Koch Industries (Flint Hills Resources, INVISTA Chemical, Georgia Pacific), HollyFrontier, CITGO, and NOVA Chemicals (Borealis). The DCS suppliers are Emerson and Yokogawa (KBC). Beville Engineering is the founding member company.
COP will hold its next meeting October 7–10 in Houston, Texas.