Posts Tagged ‘refinery’

DP Measurement Technologies for Challenging Refinery Applications

Posted in Flow, Refining on Monday, August 27th, 2018. No comments yet
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The energy derived from crude oil has powered the advancement of civilizations across the globe. Getting this energy into usable forms such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel is the work refineries must do safely, reliably and efficiently every day. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Adapting instrumentation to the needs of refineries, Emerson’s Douglas Carlson […]

Effective Corrosion Mitigation for Refineries

Posted in Refining, Wireless on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018. No comments yet
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Crude oil from shale producing regions, also known as tight oils, are opportunity crudes for refineries. These differ from the traditional sources of crude oil from large reservoirs in their widely varying properties. These properties include specific gravity, sulfur content, total acid number (TAN), and more. In an AIChE’s CEP magazine article, Implement an Effective […]

Crude Oil Property Variability Requires Real-time Analysis

Posted in Refining on Monday, July 27th, 2015. No comments yet
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Recently, we highlighted a recorded webinar on the use of online analyzers in refinery blending operations. The presenters, Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale and Topnir Systems‘ Didier Lambert, also recently wrote a Processing Shale Feedstocks article, Three steps to successful processing of shale and other opportunity feedstocks. In the article, they highlight the challenge many refiners face […]

Improving Measurement and Final Control in Refinery Blending

Posted in Flow, Refining on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. No comments yet
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As global refiners strive to meet ever-tightening regulations, the performance of measurement and final control devices can have a big impact in meeting this challenge. The third Refinery Blending Series webinar recording, Improving measurement and control in blending operations Improving measurement and control in blending operations is now available. Emerson’s Julie Valentine and John Ward […]

Optimizing Blend Operations in Pursuit of Regulatory Compliance

Posted in Refining, Regulatory Compliance on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015. No comments yet
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As U.S. refiners grapple with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 3 regulations, meeting their blending plans will become even more difficult. In the second webinar of the refining blending series, Emerson’s Dr. Doug White addressed the subject of using automation to meet your production plan and Tier 3 regulations. In this recorded webinar, Doug highlights […]