Posts Tagged ‘control valve performance’

Control Valve and Control Performance at Instrumentation Symposium

Posted in Final Control Element, Process Optimization on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016. No comments yet
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Instrumentation and automation professionals in the oil & gas industries along the Texas Gulf Coast have an excellent resource in the annual Instrumentation and Automation Symposium for the Process Industry. The 71st edition of this 3-day symposium will be held January 26-28 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. If you’re going, make sure […]

Quick Hit Path to Plant Optimization

Posted in Refining on Thursday, February 17th, 2011. No comments yet
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For U.S. refiners, the bulk of project spending is on core business drivers including safety, environmental performance, and reliability programs. Projects that optimize performance and improve energy efficiency often don’t make the cut. At the AIChE National Spring Meeting in Chicago, March 13-17, Emerson’s Pete Sharpe and Gary Hawkins, and Citgo’s Tom Novotny (Lemont refinery) […]

Ongoing Control Performance Improvements

Posted in Process Optimization on Monday, June 21st, 2010. No comments yet
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I caught up with Emerson’s James Beall, a principal process control consultant who helps manufacturers optimize their processes. You may recall James from numerous control performance-related posts. If you ever attend an Emerson Exchange conference, James is one of the dynamic presenters you don’t want to miss. James shared with me a Control Performance Program […]