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Improving Terminal Operations and Efficiency

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Monday, June 8th, 2015. One comment so far
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Terminals are instrumental in the supply chain for holding moving oil and petrochemical products. An oil depot or tank farm: …typically has tankage, either above ground or underground, and gantries (framework) for the discharge of products into road tankers or other vehicles (such as barges) or pipelines. An animated, non-narrated 5:13 YouTube video, Take Control […]

Rolling Out Emerson’s Management System for Bulk-Liquids Terminals

Posted in Oil & Gas, Tank Gauging on Friday, August 16th, 2013. No comments yet
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Hi. It’s Chris Womack again, with another tidbit about terminals. If you haven’t seen it yet, an article in the July-August issue of Tank Storage magazine adds a little update about Emerson’s partnership with Vopak, the world’s largest bulk-liquids storage firm. (The article’s mostly about Emerson’s recent press event in Baar, Switzerland, which focused on […]

How SIOT Upgraded Its Tank-Level Measurement Inexpensively Without Sacrificing Function

Posted in Industrial IoT, Level, Tank Gauging on Friday, June 28th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Here’s another guest post by me, Chris Womack. Custody transfer is today’s topic—specifically, improving level and temperature measurement of crude oil for custody transfer, while minimizing cost and disturbances to current operations. Even more specifically, when Italy’s SIOT (Società Italiana per l’Oleodotto Transalpino S.p.A.) sought to update the aging radar-based level gauges that monitored its 32 […]

Detecting Floating Roof Tilt

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Thursday, May 16th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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In an earlier post, Avoiding Dangerous Conditions through Tank Floating Roof Level Monitoring, we highlighted how technology can assist in providing early warning for abnormal situations such as roof tilt in tank farms. I received an email question: …so when the roof moves, the radar moves with it. How do you measure the level? If […]

Terminal and Refinery Tank Gauging Systems

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Monday, April 1st, 2013. One comment so far
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I wanted to share two videos from Emerson’s Rosemount Tank Gauging team. Both feature Emerson’s Ulf Johannesson. In the first, short 1:36 video, StocExpo 2013 – Tank Gauging Solutions, from the recent StocExpo 2013 conference, Ulf describes elements of the Raptor Tank Gauging system including guided wave radar transmitters and multipoint temperature transmitters which measure […]