Process Control & Instrumentation - Features©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Process Control & Instrumentation - FeaturesEnabling the refinery of the future—Safety firstWithin this “new” economy, automation systems must be capable of delivering new levels of productivity and scalability, while ensuring safety, managing globalizations and addressing new workforce demographics., 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTMust devices be certified for use in safety instrumented systems?For decades, process industries have used different forms of safety control based on what was available in the market. The simple answer to the question of whether SIS devices need to be certified is, "No," but operators and the industry as a whole continue to ask for certification anyway. Why is this?, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT