Posts Tagged ‘offshore platform’

Maximizing Production through Optimized Gas Lifting

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, February 18th, 2016. No comments yet
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The vast majority of oil wells require some type of artificial lift method to bring the wellbore fluids to the surface. Four major lift methods include: Electric submersible pump (ESP) Gas lift Hydraulic pump (piston and jet pump) Beam pump Gas lift works by injecting gas into the well tubing through gas lift valves in […]

Offshore Oil & Gas Platform Machinery Protection and Prediction Systems Results

Posted in Asset Management, Oil & Gas, Reliability on Friday, August 30th, 2013. No comments yet
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The harsh, corrosive environment found on offshore oil & gas platforms can lead to unplanned downtime and lost production when equipment fails. A Scandinavian Oil-Gas magazine article, Upgraded Online Protection and Prediction Systems Improve Machinery Health Monitoring, highlights how the Shell Draugen oil and gas platform in the North Sea has upgraded the protection and […]

Wirelessly Monitoring Offshore Africa Oil and Gas Platform

Posted in Industrial IoT, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013. 3 comments so far
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A major oil & gas producer needed a way to improve the accuracy of its measurements and develop its offshore monitoring processes off the coast of Africa. Emerson’s Ali Alkasah shared this story with me and noted that platform personnel were conducting manual documentation of measurement variables, which often led to challenging paper trails and […]

I/O on Demand Cost Analysis

Posted in Industrial IoT, Oil & Gas on Monday, March 15th, 2010. No comments yet
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The DeltaV team has been hard at work creating two new whitepapers detailing an I/O on Demand cost analysis and Electronic Marshalling. These technologies are available in the latest DeltaV release. Emerson’s Oil and Gas sales and marketing director, David Newman developed the I/O on Demand Cost Study whitepaper. He presents a study: …from an […]