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With a Little Help from Your Global Peer-to-Peer Community

Posted in Process Optimization on Friday, January 29th, 2016. No comments yet
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Social networks have made peer-to-peer knowledge sharing easier and more accessible than ever. Given the challenge of running process manufacturing and production facilities safely, reliably and efficiently, this ability to tap into others’ expertise is critical. A great example of where this knowledge sharing occurs is in the Emerson Exchange 365 community. For example, in […]

Process Optimization Opportunities for Upstream Oil and Gas Producers

Posted in Oil & Gas, Process Optimization on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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We’ve shared many stories of process optimization situations and opportunities on this blog. I caught up with Emerson’s Mark Coughran, whom you may recall from many process optimization-related posts. Mark noted that upstream oil and gas producers also have opportunities to optimize their processes. What has held many back from capitalizing on these opportunities is […]

Tuning Considerations in Surge Tank Level Control

Posted in Process Optimization on Monday, April 18th, 2011. No comments yet
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Chemical Processing magazine has a great article, Be Levelheaded About Surge-Tank Control. I shared it with Emerson’s James Beall asking for his thoughts. He noted that surge tank level control is a common application in many of the process industries. Often a surge tank helps to absorb disturbances between units such as between distillation trains […]