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Modernizing Tank Gauging Systems in Manageable Steps

Posted in Tank Gauging on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Bulk liquids storage tanks are used across the supply chain from upstream production through downstream petrochemicals and chemicals. A Tank Storage magazine article, Emulation: The Cost-Effective Solution to Tank Gauging Upgrades, highlights a statistic of an estimated one million bulk liquids storage tanks in use across the globe. Many of these storage tanks use older, […]

Tank Blanketing Pressure Regulation Calculations

Posted in Regulator on Friday, January 5th, 2018. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, Sizing Tank Blanketing Regulators, we described changes in the API Standard 2000 – Venting Atmosphere and Low-Pressure Storage Tanks with the release of the 7th edition. Emerson’s Steve Attri highlighted the changes from the prior versions of the standard and how these changes affected the sizing requirements of tank blanketing pressure […]

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 […]

Monitoring Storage Tank Emergency Vents

Posted in Regulator on Monday, July 11th, 2016. One comment so far
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You will find low-pressure storage tanks in many industries including oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage. Emergency vents have traditionally been used as the last line of defense in overpressure situations. In a new whitepaper, Benefits of Wireless Monitoring of Storage Tank Emergency Vents, Emerson’s Steve Attri describes how the ability […]

Complying with Storage Tank Emissions Regulations

Posted in Regulator, Regulatory Compliance on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. 3 comments so far
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If you’re an energy producer here in the United States, you likely already familiar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Quad O” regulations, or officially, EPA Title 40, C.F.R. Part 60, Subpart OOOO—Standards of Performance for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution. The EPA defines its purpose: This subpart establishes emission standards and […]