Posts Tagged ‘SCADA’

Understanding Servers, Converters and Gateways

Posted in Remote Automation, Wireless on Thursday, May 25th, 2017. No comments yet
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As instrumentation and control system, also known as Operational Technology (OT) incorporate wireless and other classic Informational Technology (IT) components, the worlds of OT and IT continue to merge. For control and automation specialists, it means things like servers, converters and gateways become part of the learning path. Emerson’s Craig Abbott had a great LinkedIn […]

Renewable Energy Powering Gas Wells and Pipelines

Posted in Remote Automation on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016. No comments yet
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At the Emerson Exchange conference in Austin, an oil and gas producer shared a story of automating natural gas wells and pipelines with renewable power sources. The presenter opened describing some of the choices for renewable energy including solar panels and wind turbines. Based the latitude of the production fields, there was barely enough sunlight […]

Reducing Unaccounted Oil and Gas Production Uncertainty

Posted in Oil & Gas, Remote Automation on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Michael Machuca Management of well pad inventory, allocation and custody transfers encompasses multiple operations that contribute to overall production management uncertainty. The accumulated measurement errors and variability in operations within a storage system can quickly add up to a significant level of uncertainty. Higher levels of uncertainty reduce the prospect for timely insight into […]

Remote Automation Solutions Roadmap

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Remote Automation on Monday, October 12th, 2015. No comments yet
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One of the key areas in Emerson Exchange conferences are the roadmap sessions to look at the technologies and services that have come along and a peek the future. Emerson’s Stuart Miller led the roadmap session on remote automation solutions. He opened with an architecture looks from field devices through remote terminal units and flow […]

Optimizing Oil and Gas Liquids Trucking Operations

Posted in Oil & Gas, Remote Automation on Thursday, October 1st, 2015. No comments yet
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One of the byproducts of the shale oil & gas revolution in the United States has been the need for trucking of crude oil where pipelines do not yet exist. In an August E&P magazine article, Automation optimizes trucking operations, Emerson’s Joey Raskie and Al Majek teamed with local business partner Ricky Strong of Vinson […]