Posts Tagged ‘custody transfer’

LNG Custody Transfer Calibration and Measurement

Posted in Flow, LNG on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018. No comments yet
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In many parts of the world, technologies to open shale formations for oil and gas production have yielded vast quantities of natural gas. The liquefaction process makes it practical to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) across the globe. In a SmartBrief article, Emerson’s Buttler outlines the importance of calibration and measurement in growth of LNG […]

Coriolis Mass Flow Measurement and Calibration in Natural Gas Applications

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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In this 27-minute YouTube presentation video, Custody Transfer Measurement and Calibration Round Robin Testing for Natural Gas with Coriolis Meter, Emerson’s Marc Buttler explains Coriolis meter calibration process and Piece Wise Linearization (PWL). His discussion includes Coriolis meter principles of operations, AGA Report No. 11— Measurement of Natural Gas by Coriolis Meter, conversion of mass […]

Engineer’s Guide to Tank Gauging

Posted in Education, Tank Gauging on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. No comments yet
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Tank gauging is the process of measuring liquids in storage tanks to determine the volume and mass of the liquid. Typically, these measurements include level, temperature and pressure. A new user guide, The Engineer’s Guide To Tank Gauging is available to request for download. This 104-page guide explores tank gauging technologies, engineering standards and approvals, […]

Gas Chromatograph Validation in Natural Gas Custody Transfer Applications

Posted in Analyzers on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. One comment so far
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Gas chromatographs (GCs) are used in natural gas custody transfer applications. They provide information on the gas quality and composition—with components such as methane, ethane and heavier hydrocarbons, water vapor, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and hydrogen sulfide. These gas chromatograph are normally located on large gas stations with dedicated buyer use. In a Pipeline & Gas […]

Improving Well Pad Lease Tank Oil Custody Transfer

Posted in Oil & Gas, Tank Gauging on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. One comment so far
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Onshore oil & gas well pads have long used small lease tanks to hold the crude oil before transferring to be hauled away, typically by crude hauling trucks. Traditionally, this custody transfer process has involved operators climbing up the lease tanks, opening the thief hatch and using a measurement stick to manually gauge the level […]