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    • 22 Sep 2020

    Driving Safety Improvements through Flow Measurement Advancements

    In the oil & gas upstream, midstream and downstream industries, flow measurement is critical for accurate fiscal and custody transfer accounting. But what about their use to make these processes safer? In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Leveraging modern flow technologies to improve safety in refineries , Emerson’s Meha Jha and Julie Valentine describe how advancements in these flow measurements, “…enhance safety...
    • 17 Sep 2020

    Proving Coriolis Flow Measurement for Wellhead Produced Liquids

    Emerson’s Justin Hollingsworth shared a story of a Bakken shale region oil & gas producer test on the viability of using Coriolis flow meter technology at the wellhead to measure produced liquids. The Flow Control article, Wellhead flowmeter pilot test on the Bakken Formation , highlights the rigorous testing process to prove the robustness and accuracy of this technology for this challenging measurement application...
    • 26 Aug 2020

    The Untapped Potential in Your Multiphase Flow Meter: Remote Connectivity and Performance Monitoring

    The Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter is an enormous upgrade from the typical test separator system in unconventional oil. We’ve talked about the operational benefits of making the switch to MPFMs, but would you believe there are even more untapped advantages to using MPFMs in upstream production? Remote connectivity and performance monitoring have enabled real-time data collection in these applications on a scale never...
    • 21 Aug 2020

    4 Exciting Enhancements to the Micro Motion F-Series Coriolis Flow and Density Meters

    Over the past year, our Micro Motion F-Series Coriolis Flow Meters have experienced a series of exciting updates. This family of compact, versatile flow meters provides highly accurate mass flow, volume flow, and density measurements in a wide variety of line sizes. At Emerson, we’re dedicated to continuously improving our products to ensure they will always solve our customer’s biggest challenges. With these latest...
    • 4 Aug 2020

    Calibrating Flow Meters On-Site Saves Time, Reduces Costs and Minimises Process Downtime

    There are several reasons why it is vital to have confidence that your flow meters are performing reliably and to their required level of accuracy. These include achieving consistent product quality, reducing waste and rework, providing a safe working environment, and ensuring that the correct amount of material is delivered, especially in fiscal measurement applications such as custody transfer. Before flow meters...
    • 23 Jun 2020

    Calibrating Fiscal Transfer Measurements with Master Meter Provers

    Accuracy of fiscal transfer measurement is of great importance as even a small error in measurement can lead to a large financial difference. Provers ensure a fiscal transfer system is providing the most accurate measurement possible. They provide a stationary or mobile means to facilitate calibration of flow meters before, during or after a transfer. A prover is an automated system that provides on-site calibration...
    • 9 Jun 2020

    Overcoming Project Restart and Flow Measurement Challenges

    I guess it’s maybe not true for most who fill up their cars at the gas station, but I’m happy seeing the steady rise in the price of a barrel of crude oil. Given the number of jobs affected in the oil & gas upstream, midstream and downstream industries here in Texas, higher prices are welcomed by many. In a World Oil article, Versatile DP flow metering technology solves redesign challenges on offshore platform project...
    • 4 Jun 2020

    Coriolis Flow Meters for High Accuracy Refining Applications

    Measuring flow rates with differential pressure (DP) instruments has been a time-tested practice for decades. While still the most widely used flow measurement technology, other technologies have unique advantages for some applications. In a Processing article, Controlling critical refining applications with Coriolis meters , Emerson’s Julie Valentine and Meha Jha share specific applications where Coriolis flow measurement...
    • 1 Jun 2020

    Uncertainty in Your Process Unit Mass Balance: What it’s Costing You and How to Improve it

    At the process unit level, the mass balance is particularly important, as the charge and yield measurement streams serve as the basis for operational decision-making. When imbalances occur, process unit engineers can’t optimize their units with confidence. The good news is there are ways to mitigate these measurement uncertainties and improve balances. Strategically placed flow meter technology has been shown to alleviate...
    • 29 May 2020

    6 Operational Benefits of Multiphase Flow Meters in Unconventional Oil Production

    Benefits of Multiphase Flow Measurement The needs of unconventional oil production are uniquely complex and require contemporary solutions to maximize the efficiency and safety of operations. Shale oil production is made possible by the advanced technology of cutting-edge wellhead monitoring and metering solutions. As the age of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) evolves, new ways to connect and enhance these...
    • 1 May 2020

    How to Configure a Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter

    Let’s end the week with another educational “how to” video. This 5:07 YouTube video, How to Configure the Rosemount 8782 Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter Transmitter Using the LOI [local operator interface] , shares what to know before getting started. This includes locating your flow meter sensor calibration number, flow meter sensor line size and flow meter sensor flow units. The complete set of instructions is located...
    • 30 Apr 2020

    When Remote Working Requires Being Better Connected to your Custody Transfer Metering Systems Than Ever Before

    Connectivity and Digital Transformation in Custody Transfer Applications As the world works hard to adjust to a new normal, and remote working is quickly becoming routine, Emerson is taking a look at how we can aid our customers in the transition. Fortunately, we have a head start in building out remote connectivity and monitoring solutions for the digital age. Over the past decade, Emerson has been cultivating this...
    • 21 Apr 2020

    DP Flow Measurement Engineering Guide

    Do you have custody transfer applications or other flow measurements requiring differential pressure (DP) technology? Consider digging into the 350 page The Engineer’s Guide to DP Flow Measurement (form fill in required). This guide opens: Differential pressure (DP) flow measurement has remained a popular and trustworthy technology for over 100 years due to its range of usability and reliable performance history...
    • 14 Apr 2020

    Easing the Transition Toward a Digital Future: The Industrial Internet of Things

    IIOT and Digital Transformation While the costs and time involved may seem daunting, embracing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) may not be as difficult as some might think. The pressure to get more done with fewer resources has led different industries to consider the benefits of digitalization. However, the potential costs involved in retrofitting legacy equipment, possible production delays during upgrades...
    • 31 Mar 2020

    Answers to Coriolis Meter Drive Gain Diagnostic Questions

    Marc Buttler In an earlier post, How Coriolis Meter Drive Gain Indication Works , Emerson’s Marc Buttler addressed questions on how the Micro Motion Coriolis meter drive gain diagnostic is calculated. We received two additional questions, so I thought it warrants a second post to bring more visibility to Marc’s responses to the questions. What is the max value of drive gain that you can believe the meter reading...
    • 5 Mar 2020

    Accurately Measuring Slurry Flow Rates

    Laura Chemler In an earlier post, Accurately Measuring Flow in Slurry Applications , I recapped a Flow Control magazine article by Emerson’s Laura Chemler . In this newly released, 3-minute YouTube video, Emerson’s Magnetic Flow Meter for Slurry Applications Provides Improved Signal Quality & Diagnostics , Laura explains how this Rosemount Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter works and why this mag meter is an ideal solution...
    • 21 Feb 2020

    Emerson’s Corrosion and Erosion Solutions Team at NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo 2020

    Join us at CORROSION 2020 Houston, TX, is hosting the NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo this June 14 th – 18 th . We are proud to have our Corrosion and Erosion Solutions Team attending the world’s largest conference dedicated to the study, prevention and control of corrosion. Our team of experts will be ready to discuss key pillars of the Emerson portfolio of products and solutions dedicated to monitoring corrosion...
    • 21 Feb 2020

    Emerson’s Corrosion and Erosion Solutions Team at NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo 2020

    Join us at CORROSION 2020 Houston, TX, is hosting the NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo this March 15 th – 19 th . We are proud to have our Corrosion and Erosion Solutions Team attending the world’s largest conference dedicated to the study, prevention... Read the full text.
    • 21 Feb 2020

    Environmental Reporting Digital Transformation

    Meha Jha described how environmental reporting is being digitally transformed at the 2020 4C HSE conference. Typical flow measurements for compliance reporting need to be verified every year to every few years based on the local regulations. Traditionally this verification process has required process shutdown and pulling the meter for calibration. Digital methods for verification have emerge. For Emerson flow measurement...
    • 20 Feb 2020

    Flow Measurement Solutions for the Refinery Sector Rule Requirements

    Meha Jha The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) release a rule, 40 CFR Part 63 – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Petroleum Refinery Sector, in 2015. Elements of the rule were reconsidered with a final rule made effective in February 2020 . For refiners, compliance means the monitoring, reporting, and control of flares. Measuring and reporting flow measurements are part of...
    • 18 Feb 2020

    The Benefits of Upgrading to the Rosemount 8782 Transmitter in Slurry Applications

    The Perks of the Rosemount 8782 Transmitter As we discussed previously, the new Rosemount Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter is the newest innovation in flow meter technology. The newly designed Rosemount 8782 Transmitter works with the Rosemount MS Sensor to filter out signal noise and deliver industry-leading measurement accuracy like never before. But what if you are working with the Rosemount 8712H Transmitter from the...
    • 18 Feb 2020

    The Benefits of Upgrading to the Rosemount 8782 Transmitter in Slurry Applications

    The Perks of the Rosemount 8782 Transmitter As we discussed previously, the new Rosemount Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter is the newest innovation in flow meter technology. The newly designed Rosemount 8782 Transmitter works with the Rosemount MS Sensor... Read the full text.
    • 13 Feb 2020

    What to Expect from Emerson at the 2020 SME Annual Conference & Expo

    Join Us at the 2020 SME Conference The MineXchange 2020 conference is dedicated to all disciplines of mining engineering, and it’s coming up this month from February 21 st – 27 th . Because we are always working on new ways to make mining safer, sounder, and more efficient, our subject matter experts will be on hand at our booth to talk about the latest, (ahem) ground-breaking advancements at this year’s event. Please...
    • 13 Feb 2020

    What to Expect from Emerson at the 2020 SME Annual Conference & Expo

    Join Us at the 2020 SME Conference The MineXchange 2020 conference is dedicated to all disciplines of mining engineering, and it’s coming up this month from February 21 st – 27 th . Because we are always working on new ways to make mining safer, sounder... Read the full text.
    • 29 Jan 2020

    Improving Slurry Flow Measurements

    Many manufacturing processes including pulp & paper, oil & gas hydraulic fracturing, mining and others have solids mixed in with the process fluid flows. These slurry flow applications are challenging to accurately and reliably measure. This quick 2:47 YouTube video, Introducing the Rosemount Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter explains how the solids particles in the fluid stream create noise in the signal in traditional magnetic...