Archive for the ‘Level’ Category

Accurate Oil Storage Tank Custody Transfer

Posted in Level, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019. No comments yet
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For oil & gas well pads not connected to pipelines, custody transfer of the produced oil and produced water occurs via truck transport. The trucks load oil from holding tanks and require accurate measurements for the custody transfer from producer. Similarly, this is true for the produced water in their holding tanks sent off for […]

Level Measurement Intermittent Power Protection

Posted in Level on Friday, December 14th, 2018. No comments yet
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Let’s end the week with a quick look at how some instrumentation protects against intermittent power outages. This short, 1-minute Youtube video, How to Secure Safe Operations During Power Outages shows the power reserve function of the Rosemount 5408 level transmitter which ensures safe operations even during power outages. Visit the level measurement area on […]

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 […]

Reducing Complexity in Process Instrumentation

Posted in Level on Monday, June 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Electronics technology continues to rapidly advance. For instrumentation and automation, this means that capabilities can continue to be added. But how do automation suppliers keep from adding complexity with added capabilities? In an Automation.com article, Advanced Instrumentation Design for the Next Generation of Users, Emerson’s Ingemar Serneby describes how taking a human-centered design approach and […]

Improving Level Control in Combined-Cycle and Coal-Fired Power Plants

Posted in Level, Power on Friday, June 1st, 2018. No comments yet
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Levels of intermittent, renewable sources of energy for the electrical grids around the globe continue to grow. Power plants designed for more consistent, base load operation are under greater stress. In this recorded Power magazine webcast, Optimizing Level Control for Maximum Reliability and Efficiency in Combined Cycle and Coal Plants, Emerson’s Matthew Brummer joins moderator […]