WITS Level 0 Active

Oil and Gas Suite

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WITS Suite

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Product Overview

The WITS Level 0 Active driver is used for the transfer wellsite data from one computer system (such as a Measurement While Drilling [MRD] device) to HMI, SCADA, and OPC client applications. Exploration and production service and operating companies are able to monitor real-time data like compass direction, borehole pressure, temperature, vibration, shock, torque, and more.


  • Ethernet Encapsulation
  • Support for up to 256 channels
  • Single device per channel (peer to peer)
  • Supports all pre-defined WITS Code Numbers
  • Supports undefined WITS Code Numbers
  • Supports the Short, Long, DWord, Float, and String data types
  • Supports WITS Code Number-based address syntax


  • WITS Level 0 Active (solicited)

Supported Devices

  • Anadrill
  • APS Technology SureShot
  • Baker Hughes
  • BlackStar Electromagnetic Tools
  • Canrig Rigwatch
  • Departure Energy Services MWD
  • Dynamic Drilling Systems
  • EPOCH Rigwatch
  • Erdos Miller
  • Extreme Engineering
  • Forerunner Technology Drilling Sensors
  • Geospect Instruments
  • GeoSteering RIGCOMMS
  • iBall Instruments Bloodhound
  • Mudlogging Systems MControl
  • NOV Amphion Rig Tool Controllers
  • NOV RigSense
  • Pason - EDR
  • Schlumberger MWD and PowerDrive RSS (via MAXWELL software)
  • TookeDAQ
  • Weatherford

Available Languages

  • English

Application Support

  • DDE Format CF_Text and AdvancedDDE
  • NIO Interface for iFIX
  • OPC .NET Service (OPC .NET) Version 1.00
  • OPC Alarms and Events (OPC AE) Version 1.10
  • OPC Data Access (OPC DA) Versions 1.0a, 2.0, 2.05a, and 3.0
  • OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) Clients
  • SuiteLink and FastDDE for Wonderware


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