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Controlling Liquid Pipeline Surge Pressure

Posted in Final Control Element, Flow on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016. No comments yet
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The RBN Energy blog is a must read for those in the oil & gas upstream, midstream and downstream industries as they analyze the trends and global dynamics impacting companies. Posts such as The Flows They Are A-Changin’ – Westward Natural Gas Flows Into Texas On The Rise describe the flow reversals in natural gas […]

Surge Control Considerations in Centrifugal Compressors

Posted in Energy on Tuesday, April 13th, 2010. 16 comments so far
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Any process manufacturer that has centrifugal compressors knows about a condition known as surge. Emerson’s Pete Sharpe described it to me: Surge is a condition that occurs on compressors when the amount of gas they are trying to compress is insufficient for the speed of the compressor and the turbine blades lose their forward thrust, […]