Posts Tagged ‘Offshore Technology Conference’

Closing the Loop with Digital Transformation

Posted in Industrial IoT, Oil & Gas on Thursday, May 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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Author: Chip Bremer At Tuesday’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Technical Session “Digitalization Deployed: Case Studies,” Emerson Automation Solutions’ Chief Technology Officer Peter Zornio provided insight on how digital transformation can “close the loop” in areas such as energy optimization, reliability and safety in the oil and gas industry. In his presentation, Zornio examined the benefits […]

Driving Capital Project Success

Posted in Capital Projects, Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is in full swing this week over in Houston. While onshore oil & gas production has been getting all the attention with the Permian Basin here in Texas, offshore production is making big strides around the globe. A Forbes article, Don’t Look Now, But There’s An Oil Boom Going On […]

New Pressure Sensor Technology for Offshore Oil and Gas Applications

Posted in Oil & Gas, Pressure on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019. No comments yet
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Author: Chip Bremer At the May 6-9 Offshore Technology Conference, Emerson’s David Andrew will discuss a new pressure sensor technology that could have a significant impact in a variety of offshore and downhole oil and gas applications. The single crystal integrated capacitance sensor, a key technology in Emerson’s Paine 420-22-0010 Series Pressure Transmitter, is a […]

Improving Pressure Relief Valve Fugitive Emissions

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Friday, May 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, Creating Pressure Relief Valve Fugitive Emissions Testing, we described the advancement of this effect to create standards in this area. I joined Emerson’s Dr. Amr Gado and Calvin Deng as they presented this work in an Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) technical track, Striving Toward Safety Excellence in Offshore and Subsea Environments. […]

Filling Gaps in Global Safety Standards

Posted in Safety, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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A safety instrumented function (SIF)’s purpose is to reduce the risk of a specific hazard. For example, an upset condition in an oil and gas production separator may cause a series of SIFs within a safety instrumented system (SIS) to shut in the wells feeding the separator. A SIF contains a sensor, logic solver and […]