Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

Digital Transformation of the Gas Value Chain

Posted in Event, Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, August 14th, 2017. No comments yet
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As liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant come online across the globe, the fundamental nature of the gas market is changing with supply finding demand and pricing variability decreasing. The October 25-27 Gas Asia Summit, as part of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW), brings together business leaders and technical experts in the natural gas and […]

Improving Petrochemical Plant Operational Performance

Posted in Wireless on Thursday, August 10th, 2017. One comment so far
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Top performing petrochemical producers operate safely and securely, reliably, use energy efficiently, and achieve operational efficiently. The difference between top and average performance can be and has been measured across these four areas. In fact, it is estimated that across the global industrial sector, annually as much as $1 trillion is lost as a result […]

Monitoring Your Medium Voltage Switchgear

Posted in Power, Wireless on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017. No comments yet
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When I worked in the offshore oil & gas business many years ago, production platforms typically had low-voltage electrical systems running motors no larger than 480VAC. Over the years as the process sophistication grew and motors with variable speed drives replaced engine-driven compressors and other assets, the need for medium voltage systems (between 1KV and […]

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 […]

Flowing Process Data to Decision Makers

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017. One comment so far
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One of the byproducts of control and safety systems is the accumulation of Big Data. By itself, this data is not useful, unless as ControlGlobal.com editor Jim Montague explains in an article, Alternate paths from the field to cloud, you are: …moving production data faster and more efficiently from process applications, field equipment and plant-floors […]