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OTC 2016-Dynamic Lift Optimization

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, May 5th, 2016. No comments yet
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In these current times of lower oil prices, operational efficiency is a top priority along with cost control for oil and gas producers. The challenge is to maintain base production levels and extend & stem the decline rate of producing wells. Most wells require artificial lift methods such as gas lift and water flood. Emerson’s […]

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 […]

OTC 2016- Produced Fluids Management

Posted in Oil & Gas on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016. No comments yet
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Managing produced oil & gas fluids go through the phases of allocation royalty, centralized processing, tank management and transfers. The opportunities for inaccuracies and losses can be quite high. At the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference, Emerson’s Jody Overshiner explained that in the allocation royalty and centralized processing phases where the fluids are separated into components, […]

Buoyed Oil Prices, Buoyed Spirits at the Offshore Technology Conference

Posted in Oil & Gas on Monday, May 2nd, 2016. No comments yet
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As I prepare to head over to Houston today for the Offshore Technology Conference, I see that oil prices have managed to sustain the gains they have made over the month of April. That should help lift everyone’s spirits this week. Our Emerson oil and gas experts with be there all week in the NRG […]

Managing Oil and Gas Produced Fluids

Posted in Oil & Gas on Friday, April 22nd, 2016. No comments yet
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Managing produced fluids in the age of shale oil and gas production has opened up some new challenges compared with the days of traditional reservoir production. I caught up with Emerson’s Michael Machuca. He noted that while global oil prices were high, shale production levels in the U.S. skyrocketed and the focus was on bringing […]