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Diagnostic Opportunities in FCC Units

Posted in Abnormal Situation Prevention, Refining, Safety Monitoring on Thursday, June 24th, 2010. No comments yet
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A reader who came upon one of the posts in the abnormal situation prevention category asked about ways early fault detection could reduce unplanned downtime in a refinery fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. I turned to Emerson’s Gary Hawkins, a consultant on the global refining team. You may recall Gary from an earlier post on […]

Collect, Analyze, Decide, and Act on Critical Measurements

Posted in Abnormal Situation Prevention, Measurement on Thursday, April 9th, 2009. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Bill Zhou is in town this week, escaping the cold north of Minnesota. You may recall Bill, from his Emerson Exchange plugged impulse line video demonstration. Actually, his purpose was not to see the Austin wildflowers in full bloom, but to work with the DeltaV product application specialists to share some of the capabilities […]

A High-Speed, Statistical View for Better Decision Making

Posted in Abnormal Situation Prevention, Asset Optimization, Measurement on Monday, October 27th, 2008. No comments yet
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You might recall Emerson’s Bill Zhou from a quick, Rosemount transmitter demo video done at the Emerson Exchange a few weeks ago. I asked Bill if I could get a copy of his and Andrew Klosinski‘s recent National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA) presentation, Advanced Diagnostics: 4 Steps to Better Decision Making. The focus is […]