Posts Tagged ‘front end engineering design’

Early Planning Process for Plant Automation Projects

Posted in Project Services on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015. No comments yet
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Whether it is students preparing for a test or seasoned engineers planning an automation project, early planning and preparation improves the odds of success. Congratulations to Emerson’s Laurie Ben for receiving an Outstanding Presentation Award from the AIChE Fuels and Petrochemicals Division for her AIChE Spring Meeting presentation, An Introduction to Early Planning Process for […]

Bridging Islands of Automation

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Thursday, December 5th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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While integration technologies have helped bridge “islands of automation” over the years, some process manufacturers still have parts of their automated processes disconnected from the rest. Emerson’s Gary Mitchell, a senior industry consultant on the Life Sciences industry team, shares some recent experiences on bridging these islands. I’m spending a lot of my time recently […]

Optimizing LNG Plant Projects and Process Operations

Posted in Oil & Gas, Project Services on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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While the energy markets continue to adjust to the growing supplies of natural gas through increasing shale gas production, project and operational goals around shorter schedules, faster startups, and maximized production rates remain constant. I caught up with Emerson’s Sudhir Jain, a Senior Oil & Gas Consultant on the Industry Solutions team. Sudhir noted that […]

Experiences and Life Cycle Opportunities with Foundation Fieldbus

Posted in Foundation Fieldbus, Project Services on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012. No comments yet
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The Fieldbus Foundation continues to share best practices around the use of the technology around the globe. Emerson’s Jonas Berge alerted me to an Australian Seminar held late last year where he was the keynote speaker. There are links to all the presentations given: Keynote Speech by Jonas Berge, Emerson Process Management: The Future is […]

Guidelines for Engineering Wireless Instrumentation

Posted in Project Services, Wireless on Monday, December 13th, 2010. One comment so far
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I caught up with Emerson’s Dan Daugherty, whom you may recall from earlier digital bus and wireless-related posts. Dan has been focusing his efforts on WirelessHART project implementation practices over the past year. Much like the introduction of various fieldbuses led to the need for design guidelines to better incorporate these technologies into automation projects, […]