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Advances in Oil and Gas Produced Fluids Multiphase Measurement

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. No comments yet
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It’s encouraging to see the comeback in shale oil & gas production here in the U.S. Oil & gas producers have made great strides in lowering the costs of drilling, hydraulic fracturing & completion and ongoing well pad production. A recent CPI Financial article noted: Shale oil output in the US may grow sequentially by […]

Under Pressure: New Developments in High-Pressure Chemical Injections

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Friday, February 10th, 2017. No comments yet
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Over in LinkedIn, Emerson’s Travis Stone has posted part 3, Under Pressure: Emerson Announces a New Development in High Pressure Chemical Injections, in our series on improving chemical injection processes. These posts highlight the issues associated with underinjecting chemicals and the excessive costs associated with over injection. Optimimum rates of injection help assure piping integrity […]

Chemical Injection: Why Waste Money on Injecting Excessive Chemicals?

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. No comments yet
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Author: Clément Villevière The answer is clear, offshore producers want to guard against risky chemical under-injection and they lack confidence in the reliability of traditional chemical injection systems. Over the past few years, the oil & gas industry has experienced a major shift from a relativity high cost operating environment to the current low-cost environment […]

Offshore Overdose: How Chemical Injection Systems Can Affect Your Bottom Line

Posted in Oil & Gas on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. One comment so far
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Author: Edward Bourke The failure to maintain accurate control over your chemical injection program can have a substantial impact on your profitability. Flow assurance is essential in oil and gas production, and chemical injection treatments help you achieve that by mitigating threats posed by hydrates, corrosion, scale, wax, asphaltenes and emulsions. With insufficient chemical injections, […]

Multiphase Flow Measurement for Oil and Gas Well Pads

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Thursday, January 12th, 2017. No comments yet
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In oil and gas production well pads and offshore platforms, separators perform the work of breaking out the oil, gas and water into separate component streams. Test separators have historically taken flows from individual wells, known as well tests, to determine the percentages of these components on a periodic basis. These components are then returned […]