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Modernizing Tank Gauging Systems via Emulation

Posted in Tank Gauging, Wireless on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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Here in the US, we read many stories of oil tanks being filled to the brim with increased production from shale sources and federal law barring export. Whether in the US or anywhere across the globe, managing and reporting on the levels in these tanks require accurate measurement. Also, given the importance of these measurements […]

Wireless Sensors for Remote Monitoring Applications

Posted in Wireless on Monday, March 9th, 2015. 3 comments so far
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Wireless devices to measure process variables such as pressure, temperature, flow, and level have been around since the WirelessHART standard was adopted in 2007 and approved as an international standard, IEC 62591 in 2010. Given the intervening years since this technology and standard came into our world of process instrumentation and automation, many applications have […]

Oil and Petrochemical Terminal HSE Compliance

Posted in Operations Management, Regulatory Compliance on Friday, July 11th, 2014. One comment so far
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Let’s close this work week with a look at tools to manage health, safety, and environmental (HSE) compliance in terminal facilities—also known as oil depots, tank farms, storage terminals, etc. Given the hazardous oil and/or petrochemical products they store, HSE focus is paramount. In this 5:23 YouTube video, Syncade Logistics: Increasing Health, Safety & Environmental […]

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 […]