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In-House or Cloud-Based Asset Monitoring

Posted in Digital Transformation on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019. No comments yet
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Asset condition monitoring versus performance monitoring—what’s the difference? And, analyzing and forming decisions on the data from this monitoring—should it be done within the company or in the cloud? These questions are the subject of a Control Engineering magazine article, Should assets be monitored in-house or in the cloud? Emerson’s Brian Joe opens the article […]

Continuous Pressure Relief Valve and Rupture Disk Monitoring

Posted in Final Control Element on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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Wireless sensors, as a part of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) set of technologies, are finding new applications due to their ease of installation and commissioning. Many of these applications fall outside of the traditional monitoring and control applications managed by the industrial control systems in the manufacturing or production facility. These applications can […]

Digital Transformation in Personnel Safety

Posted in Digital Transformation on Thursday, June 20th, 2019. No comments yet
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Wireless instrumentation for industrial use has been with us for more than a decade. The extra sensing devices are being used to improve performance in reliability, efficiency and overall production. But how about personnel safety? It’s critical to know the location of plant personnel in times of abnormal situations or even in normal situations, such […]

Automation Innovations for Arctic Oil and Gas Producers

Posted in Oil & Gas on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019. No comments yet
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As we approach the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, it is around-the-clock daylight for oil and gas producers in Alaska’s Arctic region. This situation flips to months of darkness around the winter solstice. These conditions and others pose challenges for these producers. In an Alaska Business magazine article, New Methods of Tackling Old Problems, […]

Improving Refining Agility, Reliability and Collaboration

Posted in Refining on Monday, June 17th, 2019. No comments yet
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Production agility is an increasing objective among refiners and petrochemical producers. Changing characteristics of feedstocks and demand for produced products is forcing these companies to look for solutions to increase operational flexibility. In a Petroleum Review article, Future-proofing refining (membership required for access), Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo shares his insights on how transformative digital technologies improve […]