Jim Cahill

Chief Blogger, Social Marketing Leader

Jim is a 30+ year veteran with Emerson and leads Emerson Automation Solutions' global social marketing practice. He is the chief blogger of Emerson Automation Experts. Jim received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA at the University of New Orleans. He began his career as a systems engineer for Conoco's offshore oil & gas production operations based out of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Improving Electrical Power Quality

Improving Electrical Power Quality

In an Electrical Products & Solutions article, Protecting Equipment Against Poor Power Quality and Disturbances, Emerson’s Mark Dziedzic shares solutions to power quality disturbances that cost American manufacturers $26 billion annually in damaged machinery, work stoppage, lost data, and energy costs.

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Driving towards Cleaner Hydrogen Production

Driving towards Cleaner Hydrogen Production

I caught a presentation by Ana Gonzalez Hernandez, who is leading Emerson’s Environmental Sustainability programs globally across Emerson. She opened noting some of the key characteristics of this promising decarbonization solution: hydrogen is the most abundant molecule in the universe, it is the lightest element and so has low energy density per unit volume; it is a non-toxic, non-metallic, odorless, colorless and a highly combustible diatomic gas.

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Advancing Upstream Oil and Gas Production Autonomous Operations

Advancing Upstream Oil and Gas Production Autonomous Operations

In a 4-part available on demand webinar series, Journey to Autonomous Oil & Gas Production, Emerson’s Aaron Boettcher, Adin Nand and Evan West share ways for oil & gas producers to effectively use automation technology to drive digital transformation initiatives to improve overall operational performance.

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Operational Analytics for Effective Pump Health Management

Operational Analytics for Effective Pump Health Management

In this short 2:53 YouTube video, Ensuring Pump Health, Emerson’s Logan Woolery describes how to avoid downtime by extending condition monitoring beyond just critical pumps to a wide range of other pumps to get a better picture of their overall health and receive early notification of abnormal conditions.

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Improving Sustainability through Effective Energy and Emissions Management

Improving Sustainability through Effective Energy and Emissions Management

In this 4:44 YouTube video, Achieving More Effective Energy Management for Sustainable Operations, Emerson’s Michael Tworzydlo shares how the Plantweb digital ecosystem improves the sustainability of operations by applying advanced analytics to energy and emissions management by using powerful, real-time analytics and artificial intelligence technologies.

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PRV Digital Transformation Byte-by-Byte

PRV Digital Transformation Byte-by-Byte

Marcelo Dultra, Process Industry Director at Emerson, recently published the Cover Story for the June 2021 issue of Valve World. The Cover Story describes how digital technology is being applied to pressure relief valves to reduce emissions, monitor performance, and save money.

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Digital Tools and Frameworks for Digital Transformation

Digital Tools and Frameworks for Digital Transformation

In a Control Automation article, Emerson Drives Digital Transformation Efforts with Latest Framework and Digital Tools, Emerson’s Mart Berutti shares ways companies are adopting technologies as part of their digital transformation initiatives.

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PID Algorithm ISA Technical Reference

PID Algorithm ISA Technical Reference

At AIChE Spring21+17th GCPS, James Beall presented, An Activity Report on the Newly Formed ISA 5.9 Subcommittee on the PID Algorithm, to address the lack of no standards or technical references related to the Proportional, Integral, Derivative (PID) control algorithm.

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