Archive for the ‘Measurement’ Category

Automating and Optimizing Copper Heap Leaching Processes

Posted in Flow, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Friday, November 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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Our world is dependent on all the copper wire distributing electricity and communications signals over great distances and throughout our homes and businesses. Mining and refining this copper into the purity required poses safety, efficiency and reliability challenges for global miners. I learned quite a bit about the mining process and its challenges from Emerson’s […]

Better Data, Better Beer

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Monday, October 15th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the recent Emerson Exchange conference in San Antonio, Emerson’s Laura Chemler developed a presentation with a Chief Technology Officer at a brewing company to share how data from flow meters helped produce the highest quality beer. This CTO is obsessed with data—collecting data, observing trends in the data, figuring out what the data can […]

Selecting the Right Flowmeter

Posted in Flow on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Selecting the right flowmeter is an expert panel session at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. The panel included Emerson’s Trever Ball, Karl Stappert, Dan Hackett, Jeff Foster, and Steve Ifft. Types of flow measurement devices in the panel discussion include magnetic flowmeters, Coriolis, Ultrasonic, Vortex, Turbine and differential pressure (DP) flow. Trever described how magnetic […]

US Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal Measurement Regulatory Updates

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Marc Buttler joined two oil & gas professionals in a 2018 Emerson Exchange conference presentation, US Onshore Regulatory Compliance & Measurement Standards Update. Their abstract: Regulatory compliance, perfect execution, cost of ownership, and industry acceptance are important topics to upstream and midstream operators in the United States. The development and implementation of new technology […]

Detecting Sand and Sediment Accumulation

Posted in Level, Oil & Gas on Thursday, September 27th, 2018. No comments yet
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Basic sediment and water, or BS&W. It’s what comes along for the ride in most oil & gas producing wells. The goal is to separate these from the oil and gas for proper disposal. The sediment portion, often consisting of sand, can collect and accumulate in the product & test separators as well as the […]