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Flow Measurement Solutions for the Refinery Sector Rule Requirements

Posted in Flow, Measurement Instrumentation on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 (23 minutes ago). No comments yet
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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) release a rule, 40 CFR Part 63 – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Petroleum Refinery Sector, in 2015. Elements of the rule were reconsidered with a final rule made effective in February 2020. For refiners, compliance means the monitoring, reporting, and control of flares. Measuring and […]

Production Accounting and Mass Balance Performance Management

Posted in Event, Flow, Measurement Instrumentation on Thursday, February 13th, 2020. No comments yet
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Reliable, accurate flow measurements are at the heart of excellence in production accounting and mass balances for chemical and hydrocarbon processing facilities. Key performance indicators (KPIs) are only as good as the data that feeds them. Next Tuesday, February 18 at 2pm CST (UTC -6), Emerson’s Julie Valentine will join Pimsoft’s Sigmafine meter performance management […]

Improving Slurry Flow Measurements

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020. No comments yet
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Many manufacturing processes including pulp & paper, oil & gas hydraulic fracturing, mining and others have solids mixed in with the process fluid flows. These slurry flow applications are challenging to accurately and reliably measure. This quick 2:47 YouTube video, Introducing the Rosemount Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter explains how the solids particles in the fluid […]

Non-contacting Radar for Automatic Tank Gauging and Overfill Prevention Systems

Posted in Safety, Tank Gauging on Monday, January 20th, 2020. No comments yet
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Bulk liquid storage tanks often contain fluids that are hazardous, flammable and/or explosive. These tanks require not only a control system to control levels but and overfill prevention system (OPS) as layer of protection beyond the control system. This basic process control system (BPCS) is commonly referred to as an automatic tank gauging (ATG) system […]

Accurately Measuring Flow in Slurry Applications

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020. No comments yet
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Slurry flows are common in many process industries including metals & mining, pulp & paper, and oil & gas. Wikipedia defines a slurry as: …a mixture of solids denser than water suspended in liquid, usually water. The most common use of slurry is as a means of transporting solids, the liquid being a carrier that […]