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Accurate and Reliable Orifice Meters

Posted in Flow on Thursday, October 24th, 2019. No comments yet
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A few weeks ago at the Emerson Exchange conference in Nashville, I wrote a real-time blog post on an experts’ session on flow measurement technologies. Since no one flow measurement technology excels for all applications, this session proved to be a lively & humorous one where each of the Emerson experts extolled the virtues of […]

Sizing and Specifying Orifice Plate Flowmeters

Posted in Flow on Thursday, June 27th, 2019. No comments yet
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An Emerson whitepaper, Fundamentals of Orifice Meter Measurement, shares the history of tried-and-true differential pressure (DP) measurement across an orifice plate (orifice plate flowmeters) to measure flow rate, which dates back to the end of the 1700s. The first recorded use of an orifice device for fluid measurement was in 1797 by Giovanni B. Venturi, […]

Importance of Flow Measurement for Separators

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. 5 comments so far
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Hi, I’m Lee Rumbles and today we’re going to explore the importance of flow measurement in the oil and gas separation process. Understanding what’s truly going on in your process is a key to success. Without this insight it’s difficult to tell – are we maximizing production? Is the output of optimum quality? Am I […]

Technologies for Offshore Oil and Gas Producers at OTC

Posted in Measurement, Oil & Gas, Subsea, Wireless on Thursday, May 5th, 2011. 2 comments so far
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Lots of people have been trying to track me down this week in Houston. Unfortunately, as I’ve shared with them, they’d have to head 150 miles west because I’m in Austin. The reports from OTC are coming from quite a number of Emerson folks at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). Here’s some of the feedback […]