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API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards Updates

Posted in Oil & Gas on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Part 2 of Marc Buttler‘s Emerson Exchange conference presentation was on regulatory and standards changes in US onshore custody transfer and fiscal measurement. API MPMS Ch. 4.8 – Operation of Proving Systems has recently opened to provide clarification on proving meters on single-phase liquid hydrocarbons. The change makes it clear that is more flexibility on […]

Helping Develop and Support Industry Standards

Posted in Tank Gauging on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016. No comments yet
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Trade associations play an important role in setting standards for their industry. A great example is the American Petroleum Institute (API). Just a sampling of important standards we’ve discussed here on the blog includes API 670 – Machinery Protection, API 682 – Pumps—Shaft Sealing Systems for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps, API 2000 – Venting Atmospheric […]

Bringing Terminals up to Date with the Newest API 2350 Standard

Posted in Oil & Gas on Friday, June 21st, 2013. No comments yet
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Hi—Chris Womack here again. In today’s guest post, I’m back to talking about overfill protection and terminals. Specifically, I’m discussing a recent presentation that Emerson Global Sales Manager Johan Sandberg delivered to around 200 people at the June 4 International Liquid Terminals Association meeting in Houston. It’s about what’s most relevant for terminals in the fourth-edition […]

Electronic Flow Management System Design Fundamentals

Posted in Remote Automation on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012. 2 comments so far
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In the Emerson Exchange 365 community, I saw a new thread, Fundamentals of Electronic Flow Meter Design, Application & Implementation. It included a download link to a whitepaper with the same name by Emerson’s Jim Griffeth. Jim is a member of the Remote Automation Solutions team. I wanted to highlight some of his thoughts from […]

Coriolis Flow Measurement to Natural Gas Accounting

Posted in Enterprise Integration, Measurement, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, May 13th, 2009. No comments yet
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In the news a while back was Emerson and Flow-Cal, maker of the leading natural gas accounting software. They introduced Coriolis-specific data integration to the FLOWCAL software. The purpose is: …to enable direct interface of API Ch. 21.1-compliant Micro Motion Coriolis data with Flow-Cal accounting software for natural gas production and transmission data management. The […]