January 2007

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: HPImpact: High energy demand, prices driving global DCS investments

The Distributed Control System (DCS) market experienced the strongest growth in a decade between 2004 and 2005, surging nearly 9%. This strong growth is expected to continue through 2010, with the glo..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The Distributed Control System (DCS) market experienced the strongest growth in a decade between 2004 and 2005, surging nearly 9%. This strong growth is expected to continue through 2010, with the global market increasing at an average annual rate of almost 7%, according to the new ARC Advisory Group study. "It's really a perfect storm when it comes to DCS market growth," says Larry O'Brien, research director for ARC Advisory Group and principal author of the new report. "Growth continues to be driven by buoyant capital spending and large infrastructural projects in Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. These large grassroots undertakings are complemented by significant

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