Posts Tagged ‘gas chromatograph’

Refinery Flare Regulatory Compliance

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Measurement Instrumentation on Friday, February 21st, 2020. No comments yet
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At the 2020 4C Health, Safety & Environment conference, Emerson’s Jamie Marsden presented, New Refinery Flare Regulations 40 CFR Part 63. The rule, 40 CFR 63 Subparts CC and UUU, affects any refinery with a flare used as a control device for an emission point, and those refineries must have been in compliance by January […]

Assuring Single-Phase Vapor Sample for Gas Chromatograph

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019. No comments yet
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Gas chromatographs analyze the composition of hydrocarbon mixtures in process and natural gas applications. For online natural gas chromatography, the samples must be reliably conditioned to produce a single-phase vapor. In this 5:42 YouTube video, How to Select a Vaporizing Regulator for Your Sampling, Emerson’s Laura Schafer explains how the TESCOM 44-6800 Vaporizing Regulator helps […]

How to Set Up Gas Chromatograph Serial Communications

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018. No comments yet
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Gas chromatographs (GCs) are used in the oil & gas industry where critical measurement of the components in gas are required. GCs are used in custody transfer applications to more complex hydrocarbon C9+ analysis with dew point calculations, trace contaminant monitoring, and product quality verification. A GC consists of a probe, sample system, chromatographic oven […]

Reducing Project Execution Risks for Complex Analytical Systems

Posted in Capital Projects, Measurement Instrumentation, Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018. No comments yet
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Real-time analyzers play an important role in many process manufacturing operations. Some examples include natural gas custody transfer, combustion efficiency monitoring, combustion emissions component analysis, flowing fluid compositional analysis and more. Not only is the selection of the right analyzer for the right application important, but so is how it is installed and managed to […]

Optimizing Refinery Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units and Vapor Recovery Units

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Measurement Instrumentation on Monday, January 29th, 2018. No comments yet
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The petroleum refining process is a marvel in how it converts crude oil into so many usable and valuable products and feedstocks for other products. If you’re unfamiliar with the refining process or beginning your experience journey in the industry, I highly recommend the Hydrocarbon Engineering article, Waste Not, Want Not, by Emerson’s Bonnie Crossland. […]