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    • 16 Jul 2018

    Blog: Digitally Transforming Subsurface and Surface Oil and Gas Production

    Big data is not just a phenomenon on the surface of oil & gas production producing areas. It’s growing rapidly below the surface as well. In an article from the 2018 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) show daily, Facing the Digital Deluge (p19) , Emerson’s Hassane Kassouf describes how this reservoir data and analytics-driven intelligence is driving a new, digital operations model. He opens noting...
    • 12 Jul 2018

    Blog: Integrated Control and Machinery Health Monitoring for Power Producers

    The power industry is facing many challenges today with cycling demands from a growing renewable energy mix on the grid, employee retirements, and cost cutting. Despite these challenges, consumers expect a reliable supply of electricity. At the July 29 – August 2, 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference in Pittsburgh, Emerson’s Jason King and an Ovation customer will present, Ovation Machinery Health...
    • 11 Jul 2018

    Blog: Reduce Boiler Tube Leaks with Better Steam Temperature Control

    As the contribution of renewable energy sources grow on electrical power grids, so does the cycling its intermittency creates for power producers. This cycling affects steam used to drive the generators. For power stations where the electric generators are steam-driven, this steam is created by coal, nuclear, geothermal, solar thermal, waste incineration and sometimes natural gas. Boiler tube leaks caused by frequent...
    • 3 Jul 2018

    Blog: IIoT in the Life Sciences Industry

    When it comes to benefitting from new technologies, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers often feel constrained from implementing changes due to possible revalidation regulatory requirements. In this short 1:52 video, Industry 4.0 in Life Sciences , Emerson’s John Nita explains how technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies have actually been around longer than the phrase describing...
    • 2 Jul 2018

    Blog: Is Your Company Ready to Start Exploring Deepwater Again?

    Author: Peter Wang The global oil industry has certainly turned a corner since January 2016, and nothing says it like Brent Crude spot prices: January 2016 – Brent low $27.10 May 2018 – Brent high $80.5 A difference of 197% These higher prices are here to stay for a while, because global crude stocks have fallen below the five-year average, according to a senior OPEC source, speaking to S&P Global Platts...
    • 28 Jun 2018

    Blog: Applying Center for Internet Security ICS Cybersecurity Controls

    Power, water and wastewater utilities are critical infrastructure, and require ongoing industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity risk reduction efforts. Taking a systematic and integrated approach to ICS cybersecurity can help with safe, reliable and efficient operations. Many experts from these industries will gather at the July 29-August 2, 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference in Pittsburgh . There they...
    • 21 Jun 2018

    Blog: Natural Gas Distribution Smart Stations and Networks

    Earlier this week we previewed Emerson’s Marc Buttler’s presentation on reducing lost and unaccounted-for gas to be presented at next week’s World Gas Conference . Also presenting will be Emerson’s Sergio Pasquali . His presentation, New Technologies Drive Operational Performance by Connecting Smart Stations to Distribution Networks, will be on Friday, June 29 at 1pm. Sergio collaborated on...
    • 18 Jun 2018

    Blog: Reducing Lost and Unaccounted-for Gas with Coriolis Flow Measurement

    Every three years, the World Gas Conference convenes. It is : …the most important global gas industry gathering of influential leaders, policy-makers, buyers, sellers and experts. Emerson’s Marc Buttler will present at this year&rsqu...
    • 14 Jun 2018

    Blog: Midstream Oil and Gas Operator Digital Transformation

    In several of the upstream oil & gas-related blog posts we highlighted digital transformation opportunities and activities. But what about in the midstream sector including gas processing facilities, pipelines and storage terminals? In a Pipeline Industry Report article, Emerson Committed to Digital Transformation , Emerson’s Chuck Miller describes the opportunity for businesses in the midstream sector in...
    • 12 Jun 2018

    Blog: Improving Oil and Gas Exploration Performance

    We often discuss aspects of the production side of the upstream oil & gas business, but less so with the exploration side. In December of last year, Emerson completed the acquisition of Paradigm . An array of software tools enables oil & gas producers to gain deeper insight into the subsurface, reduce uncertainty and support responsible asset management. Emerson’s Peter Wang is a very active voice in...