MatrikonOPC Releases OPC Server for WITS


Edmonton, AB, August 01, 2013 - MatrikonOPC today announced the release of its OPC Server for Well site Information Transfer Specification (WITS) which provides open data connectivity to well site data systems using WITS-compliant devices. Areas in which WITS-based data is common at a well site include geology, drilling, cementing, drill stem testing, electronic data recorders (EDRs) that capture logging while drilling (LWD) and measurement while drilling (MWD) data.

“With the release of the OPC Server for WITS, end users gain direct access to their WITS data via any [OPC enabled] application,” said Darek Kominek, marketing manager at MatrikonOPC. “This application makes it easier to share and work with key data onsite and with the rest of the enterprise.”

Key features of the MatrikonOPC Server for WITS include:
  • Support for communications through TCP/IP, UDP and/or serial channels
  • Simultaneous support for WITS Level 0 compliant active and passive devices
  • Permits read and write access to available data points
  • Fully compliant with OPC DA 1.0, 2.0a and 3.0 specification
To learn more about the MatrikonOPC OPC Server for WITS, please visit:

About MatrikonOPC
MatrikonOPC provides equipment data connectivity software based on the OPC standard. The MatrikonOPC promise is to empower customers with reliable data access to all major automation vendors’ systems, provide practical OPC training and deliver superior client care. MatrikonOPC builds close relationships with its customers to best address their business and technical needs. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, MatrikonOPC provides local presence on a global scale. MatrikonOPC is a vendor neutral connectivity supplier. Visit MatrikonOPC at

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For more information, contact:
Erin Leithoff
Regional Marketing Manager, MatrikonOPC
+1 780-448-1010 extension 4503