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Accurate Flow Measurement in Gas Plunger Lift Applications

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Friday, October 27th, 2017. No comments yet
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As gas production wells age, there is a natural decline in reservoir pressure over time. In a Flow Control article, Proper Instrumentation is Key to Profitable Plunger Lift Applications, Emerson’s Wally Baker, Eric Beltz and Tom McCulloch describe the challenges in flow measurement during plunger lift operations and the economic impact from inaccurate measurements. They […]

Moving Beyond Local Pressure Gauge Readings

Posted in Pressure, Wireless on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017. One comment so far
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Walk around most any industrial process manufacturing or production process and you’ll likely see pressure gauges providing feedback to operators who walk by. According to the Pressure Gauge entry in Encyclopedia.com, this technology: …was invented by French industrialist Eugene Bourdon in 1849. It utilizes a curved tube design as the pressure sensing element. A less […]

Improving Pump Continuous Monitoring

Posted in Asset Optimization, Pressure on Friday, September 23rd, 2016. One comment so far
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Unless you are lucky enough to have a process that flows downhill, you likely have pumps moving liquids through the process. And if these liquids come in large volumes such as hydrocarbon movement and storage facilities, these pumps can be very large and dangerous should failures occur. In a World Pipelines article, Flow management starts […]