Archive for the ‘Flow’ Category

Intuitive Magnetic Flow Meter Operation and Diagnostics

Posted in Flow on Friday, January 26th, 2018. One comment so far
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Many technologies are available to measure flow. Electromagnetic flow meters, also known as magnetic flow meters or magmeters, are well suited for a variety of applications across a range of industries including pulp and paper, metals and mining, water and wastewater, food and beverage, chemical and petrochemical and oil and gas. Because the magnetic flow […]

Vortex Flow Meters in Safety Instrumented Functions

Posted in Flow, Safety on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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Safety instrumented systems provide a layer of protection beyond the control system to safely shutdown the process during abnormal situations. A safety instrumented function (SIF) or “safety loop” includes the sensing device, logic solver and final control element to perform safety function upon demand. Flow measurement devices are often the sensing devices in these SIFs. […]

How-To Video on Coriolis and Magmeter Smart Meter Verification

Posted in Flow on Friday, December 15th, 2017. No comments yet
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Flow measurement is a key part of many processes—including those where the custody of the product changes ownership. For these fiscal measurements, accurate and repeatable flow measurement is imperative. Rosemount magnetic flow meters and Micro Motion Coriolis flow meters include Smart Meter Verification (SMV), a diagnostic tool which identify flow meter performance and integrity in-line, […]

Onshore Direct from the Wellhead Multiphase Flow Measurement

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017. No comments yet
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Indications keep coming in that the oil & gas production business, particularly in unconventional oil & gas production, continues to improve. This RBN Energy article, Ready To Run – Strong Capex Boost By ConocoPhillips Headlines Early 2018 Guidance is one example of this business improvement trend. The article notes how oil & gas producers have […]

Multiphase Metering for Onshore Oil and Gas Wells

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017. No comments yet
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U.S. oil production, led by shale production, “…could pass 9.9 million barrels per day in December 2017”, according to Rystad Energy. Oil and gas producers have continued to find ways to reduce capital expenditures on new production and optimize ongoing operational costs. In an E&P article, Multiphase Metering Advances In Onshore Fields, Emerson’s Lars Anders […]