Posts Tagged ‘emergency shutdown’

Surge Relief for Oil and Gas Liquids Pipelines-Part 2

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation, Oil & Gas on Monday, July 18th, 2016. No comments yet
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Authors: Rossella Mimmi and Dave Seiler In part one of our series, Surge Relief for Oil and Gas Liquids Pipelines, we provided background on surge conditions in pipelines transporting liquids, their effects on pipelines and why these effects matter to pipeline operators. We’ll conclude this two-part series with a closer look at ways to prevent […]

Surge Relief for Oil and Gas Liquids Pipelines

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Thursday, July 7th, 2016. 6 comments so far
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Authors: Rossella Mimmi and Dave Seiler Petroleum commodity releases can have serious consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for operators. Pipeline integrity is not just about preventing incidents, but is a holistic approach to the prevention, detection, and mitigation of these undesired commodity release such as surge. In this two-part series, we will provide […]

Pipeline Liquid Pressure Surge Relief

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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If you’re in the business of transporting hydrocarbons through pipelines, you know that surge relief valves are often the last line of pipeline protection. Emerson’s Trilochan Gupta authored a recent Intech magazine article, Specifying surge relief valves in liquid pipelines, highlights the importance of system design and installation. You may recall Trilochan from last year’s […]

Addressing Safety Valve Opening Times with Partial Stroke Tests

Posted in Safety, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010. No comments yet
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A question came into the ISA’s Safety email list concerning the use of valve positioners in partial stroke tests for valves used in safety shutdown applications. The person asking the question wrote: I was informed that PST using positioner such as the Fisher/Emerson has got problem when first opening the valve because the CV value […]

Valve and Actuator Technologies Applied in Offshore Oil & Gas Production

Posted in Oil & Gas, Subsea, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Wednesday, August 18th, 2010. No comments yet
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One of the largest offshore oil & gas industry events, the ONS 2010 (Offshore Northern Seas) Conference, will be happening August 24 through 27 in Stavanger, Norway. During this conference, a number of Emerson folks will be presenting on the application of technologies in offshore oil & gas production. These presentations include: Asset Management Overview: […]