A North American refinery was facing challenges with their crude unit charge heater due to clogging and freezing of its impulse lines. In settings like this, it’s crucial to have dependable and redundant measurement to guard against damage to the heaters and keep...
This article highlights how leveraging automation can ensure on time project completion with digital technologies that can automate workflows; wireless instruments that can eliminate field engineering and wiring costs; new analytics that create smarter plants, and the ability to build full digital twins of both the plant and the control system.
In an Intech article, Using IIoT technology to improve reliability and safety, Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo shares ways IIoT helps manufacturers and producers improve safety practices and overall reliability.
In a Refiner’s Guide to Digital Transformation article, No more silos: OT and IT team up to tackle cybersecurity, Emerson’s Rick Gorskie shares strategies on how to enhance collaboration and protection.
At the Emerson Exchange America Virtual Series, Emerson’s Ed Schodowski, David Macedonia, Christiane Lederer and Brian Ledeboer we on a panel to discuss innovations in process safety around loss of containment for refiners, chemical and petrochemical producers.
At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, a North American refiner’s Transformation Manager teamed up with Emerson’s Scott Baruch to present a case study on how wireless flare monitoring assisted their plant turnaround efforts and improved ongoing flare gas recovery unit (FGRU) operations.
The December editions of the Emerson Exchange Americas virtual series are taking place Tuesday and Thursday this week and next week. Ed Schodowski led the Refining Industry Forum with leaders from BP, Chevron and Ergon Refining to get an update on the technologies and solutions driving digital transformation initiatives for improved performance.
A Refiner’s Guide to Digital Transformation and Top Quartile Performance article, Better business results through flexible logistics operations, shares how these refineries can improve the flexibility as well as safety, efficiency, and reliability of their tank farm operations.
A Hydrocarbon Processing article, Ergon Refining: A digital transformation story, provides a great illustration of a step-wise, scalable digital transformation journey that continues to drive business improvements. The authors, Ergon Refining’s Steve Elwart and Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo, share this journey and the results achieved.
Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo will present on November 18 as part of the ERTC Digitalisation Technologies technical stream–Digital Innovations in refinery safety in a Post-COVID 19 environment.
In an article from the Refiner’s Guide to Digital Transformation and Top Quartile Performance, Fuel blending: The key to unlocking your refinery’s cash register, Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale shares why changing the traditional way of holding inventory by adopting inline blending can eliminate expenses associated with building and maintaining tanks and save millions in working capital by no longer holding excessive inventory.
In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Leveraging modern flow technologies to improve safety in refineries, Emerson’s Meha Jha and Julie Valentine describe how advancements in these flow measurements, “…enhance safety and improve uptime, flexibility and efficiency, while securing their competitive position in a dynamic market.”
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