Posts Tagged ‘fiscal metering’

Natural Gas Flowmeter Selection

Posted in Flow on Thursday, January 19th, 2017. No comments yet
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Flow measurement is critical in fiscal measurement applications from custody transfer to allocations between parties. The choice of technologies is broad and dependent on the fluid being measured and properties of the application. In an Applied Automation article, Selecting flowmeters for natural gas, Emerson’s Dan Hackett describes the need for different flow measurement technologies across […]

Managing Oil and Gas Produced Fluids

Posted in Oil & Gas on Friday, April 22nd, 2016. No comments yet
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Managing produced fluids in the age of shale oil and gas production has opened up some new challenges compared with the days of traditional reservoir production. I caught up with Emerson’s Michael Machuca. He noted that while global oil prices were high, shale production levels in the U.S. skyrocketed and the focus was on bringing […]

Remote Expertise for Metering and Allocation Management

Posted in Flow on Monday, January 5th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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In today’s Wall Street Journal article, U.S. Oil Prices Fall Below $50 a Barrel, it chronicles the continuing decline in oil prices over the past 6 months. This increases the pressure on oil & gas producers to find ways to reduce production costs and optimize operations. In an Offshore Engineering magazine article, Remote Surveillance of […]

LACT Units versus Tank Gauging for Custody Transfer at Well Pads

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Monday, November 3rd, 2014. 7 comments so far
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Author: Rossella Mimmi The economic impact of custody transfer in the oil and gas industry is huge. Transferred fluids are expensive, so producers, carriers and end users want to make sure that quantity and quality are measured very precisely. Also, as taxes and royalties are calculated on these values, measurement accuracy and reproducibility are important. […]

Flow Measurement Sustainability

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014. One comment so far
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Flow measurement systems require ongoing attention, especially in critical applications such as fiscal measurement and custody transfer. In a Scandinavian Oil-Gas magazine article, Sustaining Quality Flow Measurement in Critical Applications, Emerson’s Jason Laidlaw explains the need for good measurement repeatability and low uncertainty for oil & gas producers to meet their engineering assessment, review, and […]