Archive for the ‘Oil & Gas’ Category

Streamlining Oil & Gas Well Test Operations

Posted in Oil & Gas on Friday, April 28th, 2017. No comments yet
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The separation of oil, gas, produced water and sediments from producing oil & gas wells take place in production separators. Traditionally test separators were also installed to individually test the wells to determine their composition of these components. Technology advancements have opened up the opportunity to perform this multiphase measurement without the need for the […]

Avoiding Missed Gas Volume Flow Measurements in Plunger Lift Wells

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Thursday, April 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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Measuring flow rates on producing gas wells can be difficult on plunger lift applications. The mechanical plungers are used to remove water slugs which build up and reduce production rates. When the plunger pulls up the well bore, the differential pressure (DP) flow measurement can spike beyond the range of the DP transmitter. This spike […]

Reducing Oil & Gas Lost and Unaccounted for Production

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, April 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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In oil & gas production, lost and unaccounted for (LUAF) production is: …the difference of the physical inputs and the physical outputs of the pipeline system… A “LOSS” occurs whenever the physical inputs are greater than outputs of the pipeline system. Flow measurement is a critical component in measuring for losses and for accurate custody […]

Improving Well Pad Lease Tank Oil Custody Transfer

Posted in Oil & Gas, Tank Gauging on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. One comment so far
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Onshore oil & gas well pads have long used small lease tanks to hold the crude oil before transferring to be hauled away, typically by crude hauling trucks. Traditionally, this custody transfer process has involved operators climbing up the lease tanks, opening the thief hatch and using a measurement stick to manually gauge the level […]

LED Lighting for Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas Production

Posted in Event, Oil & Gas on Friday, April 7th, 2017. No comments yet
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You may have heard about the transformation of Emerson into two business platforms—Automation Solutions and Commercial and Residential Solutions. Automation Solutions brought together Emerson Process Management and Emerson Industrial Automation. One of the key brands from the Industrial Automation side is Appleton electrical products including lighting, enclosures, fittings, electrical distribution equipment and more. Oil & […]