Posts Tagged ‘#EmrEx’

Selling Value of Digitalization Projects

Posted in Process Optimization, Project Services on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Laurie Ben and James Beall presented How to Sell the Value of Digitalization with MPC at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. Laurie opened by describing different ways digitalization is described—Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, and Digital Transformation to name a few. These technologies can help meet new regulation, keep up with the increasing […]

Justifying Your Automation Modernization Projects

Posted in Modernization, Project Services on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s John Dolenc presented on how to justify your automation project at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. He shared justification methods to identify operational improvements and estimate the financial impact. He opened on where to look within operations, what data to analyze and how to estimate financial gains. The place to start is finding where […]

Optimized Combustion Control without Fuel-Air Curves

Posted in Energy, Process Optimization on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s Bob Sabin and Scott Pettigrew presented, Combustion Control Optimized with Patented Control Configuration. Bob opened describing the Emerson Industrial Energy Consulting group and how they work with manufacturers and producers in many industries about combustion control and optimization. Fuel air curves have been used for decades to control […]

Simplifying Burner Management System Architecture

Posted in Safety on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Zach Brooks and Steven Kormann described how compliance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) with modern burner management and combustion control hardware systems has been simplified. They explored how recently released (and upcoming) standard changes have forced the evolution of best practices based on modern hardware solutions. The acceptance of SIL-capable instrumentation has become […]

API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards Updates

Posted in Oil & Gas on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Part 2 of Marc Buttler‘s Emerson Exchange conference presentation was on regulatory and standards changes in US onshore custody transfer and fiscal measurement. API MPMS Ch. 4.8 – Operation of Proving Systems has recently opened to provide clarification on proving meters on single-phase liquid hydrocarbons. The change makes it clear that is more flexibility on […]