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Two Decades Transmitting Pressure and Temperature from the Deep

Posted in Downhole, Measurement, Oil & Gas, Subsea on Thursday, May 19th, 2011. No comments yet
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A colleague alerted me to a great story of technological longevity. In our world of process automation, it’s not uncommon for product lives to be measured in decades. And, some of these control systems, safety systems, and field instrumentation operate in harsh conditions. How about something that is still transmitting pressure and temperature data from […]

Measuring Subsea Well Annulus Pressure and Temperature

Posted in Downhole, Measurement, Oil & Gas, Subsea on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011. 3 comments so far

In one of last week’s Offshore Technology Conference-related posts, I mentioned the announcement of a Roxar downhole wireless pressure-temperature (PT) sensor system for the annulus B region. If you’re not in the oil and gas business, terms such as annulus, tubing, and casing sound like a lot of jargon. I thought I’d try to decode […]