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Uncovering the Problems Hiding in Your Control Loops

Posted in Oil & Gas, Process Optimization on Friday, August 19th, 2011. No comments yet
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Sometimes the problems that limit production in some way are not readily apparent. I recently connected with Emerson’s Mark Coughran about his new role in consulting with oil & gas producers on ways to optimize their production. He and other industry consultants assist on startups as well as perform troubleshooting on unit performance limitations and […]

Control Loop Foundation Learning Website

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Monday, November 15th, 2010. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Terry Blevins and Mark Nixon‘s new book, Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes was highlighted in an earlier post here on the blog. As I noted in the post, the intent of the book was to give automation professionals a foundation in process control in subjects such as: …measurements, on-line analyzers, final […]

Process Control Fundamentals at Emerson Exchange

Posted in Education, Emerson Exchange on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010. No comments yet
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Wow, August already. For those around Emerson Process Management, it means the Emerson Exchange 2010 Technical Conference is rapidly approaching. This year it will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas on September 27 through October 1. If you register on or before August 16 you can save $400 […]

Olefin Plant Energy Saving Opportunities

Posted in Chemical, Energy, Process Optimization on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009. One comment so far
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I managed to get my hands on a great paper, Olefin Plant Energy Savings through Enhanced Automation, written by Emerson’s Dr. Douglas C. White, whom you may recall from earlier posts. Doug is a principal consultant who leads the Process Improvement and Optimization Consulting team. He presented this paper at the AIChE Spring National Meeting […]