Strategic Automation Services, LLC (SAS) is a Houston based company serving clients across North America, Europe and many other areas of the globe. Our company is comprised of experienced process control specialists with extensive knowledge of control strategies and systems. We pride ourselves on delivering superior solutions that go above and beyond our client’s needs and expectations, and it is with these principles that we strive to build lasting customer relationships.

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Services Offered

Opportunity Analysis and Conceptualization

Specification and Costing of Solution

Project Management

System Design, Configuration and Integration

On-site Installation, Startup, Commissioning and Training

Ongoing Support


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Systems and Applications Supported

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

Programmable Controllers (PLC)

Operator Interfaces

Safety Systems

Historians & Reporting

Industries Served



Renewable Fuels

Water/ Wastewater

Storage Terminals

Food and Beverage

Our Experience

Aerial footage refinery
Global Chemical Company – Freeport, TX

DCS Interlock Validation Foxboro IA

Back documentation of online DCS interlocks and comparison to offline Cause & Effects.
Scope of DCS Interlock documentation included over 9,400 control blocks.

Port Boats
Tank Storage Company – Port of Houston TX

GE PLCs & DeltaV

Development of control narratives that described the functionality of all existing site GE PLCs (Fanuc 90 & 30 series) used to control and provide safety interlock logic associated with all shipping docks, truck racks, and flare/vapor recovery systems used for the loading and unloading of stored chemical products.
The control narratives are to be used to configure a new Delta V DCS to replace the obsolete GE PLCs.

Water Utility – Texas

SCADA and PLC Water Projects

Numerous projects using Modicon M340 and M580 PLCs, Wonderware SCADA, Peplink cellular routers and Ubiquiti airMAX ac radios supporting this large industrial, agricultural and municipal water supplier. Designed, built, programmed and commissioned PLC control panels for several different type of potable water distribution systems including automatic control of in-line booster pumps to maintain minimum flow and pressure on a major potable water distribution line and several flow and pressure metering stations for several municipal customers. Set up automated gate control to maintain constant canal level at one key site and automated gate control to provide automatic flow control out of 2 different supply reservoirs.

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Our Clients

Alon Energy American Electric Power Atlantic Coffee Solutions Axeon RefiningAzure Midstream Company
BASFCameron LNG  Celanese ChemicalsCity of ClarksvilleCity of Pasadena
City of RichmondCity of San AntonioClear Lake City Water AuthorityCountryMark Refining & LogisticsDCP Operating Company 
Diamond Green DieselEntergy Exxon MobilGulf Coast Water AuthorityInternational-Matex Tank Terminals
Marathon PetroleumNuStar LogisticsPCS NitrogenRenewable Energy GroupSchneider Electric
ShellTPC GroupValeroVopakWPX