Archive for the ‘Subsea’ Category

New Norwegian Oil & Gas Flow Loop Facility

Posted in Oil & Gas, Subsea on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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The news is out today of Emerson’s opening of a new flow loop facility, in Stavanger, Norway. This facility is part of the Roxar brand of products and services which serve the oil & gas industry with advanced technology for production optimization, production consistency and decision support. We’ve addressed some of these technologies in earlier […]

Subsea Well Wireless Pressure and Temperature Measurement

Posted in Downhole, Event, Oil & Gas, Subsea on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014. One comment so far
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The news continues to flow out from the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. One piece of news, as reported by Rigzone, is Emerson Deploys Downhole Wireless Sensor System on Statoil’s Skuld Field. From the press release: Emerson Process Management announced Monday the successful first deployment of its Roxar Downhole Wireless PT Sensor System. The […]

Operator Training System for Offshore Oil and Gas Redevelopment Project

Posted in Operator Training, Simulation, Subsea on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013. 3 comments so far
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One of the reoccurring themes I heard at the recent Emerson Exchange conference for process manufacturers modernizing their control systems was the early engagement of operators in training systems. I met with Emerson’s Ronnie Bains a few months back who is involved in many operator training system (OTS) projects, as part of the Strategic Services […]

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
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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 […]