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Environmental Reporting Digital Transformation

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Flow on Friday, February 21st, 2020. No comments yet
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Meha Jha described how environmental reporting is being digitally transformed at the 2020 4C HSE conference. Typical flow measurements for compliance reporting need to be verified every year to every few years based on the local regulations. Traditionally this verification process has required process shutdown and pulling the meter for calibration. Digital methods for verification […]

More Sustainable Food and Beverage Production

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Food & Beverage on Monday, January 21st, 2019. No comments yet
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More sustainable manufacturing means different things for different industries. For many food & beverage manufacturers, achieving more sustainable production means reducing water usage, waste, and carbon emissions. Emerson’s Melissa Stiegler shared three ways technology has helped play a role in improved sustainability for food & beverage producers. These ways include more efficient clean-in-place (CIP) operations, […]

Driving More Sustainable Manufacturing

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Services, Consulting & Training on Monday, January 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was held in Katowice, Poland, December 2-14. For many years, manufacturers have been on a path to drive more sustainable operations in reducing emissions and energy usage. As automation technology advances, it plays an increasing role as a strategic […]

Improving Pressure Relief Valve Fugitive Emissions

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Friday, May 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, Creating Pressure Relief Valve Fugitive Emissions Testing, we described the advancement of this effect to create standards in this area. I joined Emerson’s Dr. Amr Gado and Calvin Deng as they presented this work in an Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) technical track, Striving Toward Safety Excellence in Offshore and Subsea Environments. […]

Creating Pressure Relief Valve Fugitive Emissions Testing

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018. No comments yet
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Globally, oil and gas producers seek ways to lower fugitive emissions for safety, environment and economic reasons. These are the unintended emissions of gases from pressurized parts of the production process. At the upcoming April 30-May 3 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Emerson’s Amr Gado and Calvin Deng will present a paper, Pressure Relief Valves […]