Contributor Profile

Stan DeVries

Job TitleSenior Director Digital Transformation Consulting

Company NameAVEVA


In his current position as Senior Director, Digital Transformation Consulting at Aveva, Stan DeVries is responsible for advising on work enhancements and reference architectures for the company’s customers who implement plant engineering, construction, operations and maintenance.  Stan has been deeply involved in the Digital Oilfield development since 2002, in the Intelligent Refinery since 1995, and he has consulted with a diverse range of national, independent and super-major oil and gas companies with a focus on changing teamwork for improved operations, HSE and business performance.  Stan has also consulted to leading pharmaceutical, specialty chemical and power generation clients since 2003 with a similar focus is the digital oilfield. 

Stan has 44 years of experience designing, applying, marketing and selling automation and collaboration systems.  His application experience encompasses digital oilfields, oil movements, collaboration centers, refinery and petrochemical information systems, and manufacturing information technology.  Stan has served as one of the leaders of the PRODML standards initiative with five of the world’s largest energy companies, and he has served in the ISA-95 standard in a similar role.

Stan focuses on techniques to change teamwork for production diagnostics, monitoring, optimization and transfer of work between locations and companies, with trustworthy and sustainable architectures.  Stan uses Aveva’s 26-year experience in real-time finance and Dynamic Performance Measures of Dr. Peter Martin, and the Outcome-Driven Innovation method of Dr. Tony Ulwick, as the methods to design and measure improvements.

Conference Sessions

  • The Potential of Modular Automation and Open Process Automation (OPA) Solutions

    Wednesday13:45 - 15:1505 Sep 2018
    Gordon A

    Session Title: The Potential of Modular Automation and Open Process Automation (OPA) Solutions for Lower Cost CAPEX Projects Helping Also To Maintain Flexibilit...

    • Language: English

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