Posts Tagged ‘Brian Atkinson’

IIoT and Operational Improvements

Posted in Industrial IoT on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016. No comments yet
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Traditionally, most of the sensors in industrial processes were wired into the control systems or supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Because of the expense of the sensors, junction boxes, cabling/conduit/cable trays/etc. and installation and commissioning time, sensors were usually limited to just what was required for control. But as process manufacturers and producers […]

Wireless Continuous Pump Monitoring

Posted in Asset Management on Thursday, October 6th, 2016. One comment so far
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Many of the pumps in process manufacturing and production processes are essential and their failure results in reduced or lost production and increased maintenance costs. In an Upstream Pumping article, Wireless Monitoring Reduces Pump Failures & Maintenance Costs, Emerson’s Brian Atkinson describes way to make use of technology to avoid these failures. He opens citing […]

Delegation of Control in Integrated Operations

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training on Thursday, June 4th, 2015. No comments yet
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Advancing technologies open up new possibilities to improve manufacturing and production processes. But, one of the great challenges is to revamp the work processes and procedures to best take advantage of these technologies. One example is in integrated operations (iOps) for oil & gas producers. In an E&P article, Delegation Of Control In An iOps […]

Integrated Operations Command Center Graphics Requirements

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Having all the expertise required to optimally operate the plant, mill, platform, or other process manufacturing facility on site is difficult and growing more so by the day as operations are getting more complex. Technology has continued to advance where specialized expertise can be applied to plants around the world from a single location, or […]