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Assuring Single-Phase Vapor Sample for Gas Chromatograph

Posted in Analyzers, Refining 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 […]

Reducing Oil & Gas Lost and Unaccounted for Production

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, April 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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In oil & gas production, lost and unaccounted for (LUAF) production is: …the difference of the physical inputs and the physical outputs of the pipeline system… A “LOSS” occurs whenever the physical inputs are greater than outputs of the pipeline system. Flow measurement is a critical component in measuring for losses and for accurate custody […]

Advances in Oil and Gas Produced Fluids Multiphase Measurement

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. No comments yet
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It’s encouraging to see the comeback in shale oil & gas production here in the U.S. Oil & gas producers have made great strides in lowering the costs of drilling, hydraulic fracturing & completion and ongoing well pad production. A recent CPI Financial article noted: Shale oil output in the US may grow sequentially by […]

Multiphase Flow Measurement for Oil and Gas Well Pads

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Thursday, January 12th, 2017. No comments yet
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In oil and gas production well pads and offshore platforms, separators perform the work of breaking out the oil, gas and water into separate component streams. Test separators have historically taken flows from individual wells, known as well tests, to determine the percentages of these components on a periodic basis. These components are then returned […]

OTC 2016-Flow Assurance

Posted in Oil & Gas on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016. No comments yet
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Successfully and economically getting oil and gas from the reservoir to the point of sale is known as flow assurance. Wikipedia defines it as: …extremely diverse, encompassing many discrete and specialized subjects and bridging across the full gamut of engineering disciplines. Besides network modeling and transient multiphase simulation, flow assurance involves effectively handling many solid […]