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Improve Costs and Operational Performance in Oil and Gas Production

Posted in Oil & Gas, Wireless on Thursday, September 1st, 2016. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Sudhir Jain shared an interesting McKinsey & Company article, The next frontier for digital technologies in oil and gas, describing how this industry historically and today, embraces technologies to improve business performance. This was true even 30 years ago when I started in the Gulf of Mexico offshore oil & gas industry. Hurricane mode […]

Minimizing Valuable Octane Giveaway

Posted in Refining on Friday, August 19th, 2016. No comments yet
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With many of the hydrocarbons falling in price, one exception has been octane (C8H18). Its structure comes in many forms or isomers—18 according to its Wikipedia entry. These octanes are: …a family of hydrocarbon that are typical components of gasoline. They are colorless liquids that boil around 125 °C (260 °F). One member of the […]

Calculating Fluid Density Changes in Foundation Fieldbus Devices

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Thursday, February 11th, 2016. No comments yet
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I received this question on density measurement and wanted to share what I found out. I understand all dP flow measurements are affected by the density of the fluid (liquid or gas) flowing through orifice, annubar, pitot tube, etc. Most dP measurements in process measurements make an assumption of the density of the fluid. I […]

Modernizing and Optimizing Experiences to Share

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Event on Friday, May 22nd, 2015. No comments yet
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Let’s highlight a few more of the accepted presentations from Emerson experts presenting at the October 12-16 Emerson Exchange conference in Denver. You can download a spreadsheet with the entire list of accepted abstracts here. These presentations share experiences, lessons learned, and tips to help you improve your plant or production facility’s performance. Emerson’s Sudhir […]

Custody Transfer Risk Assessment

Posted in Refining on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013. 2 comments so far
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It is one thing to transfer ownership between seller and buyer when the item sold comes in discrete units. It’s another when it is a free-flowing fluid through pipes. In the process industries, this ownership transfer is known as custody transfer. Wikipedia defines it: Custody Transfer in the oil and gas industry refers to the […]