Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Final Chapter
Chapter Seven-  “The Problem with Master Metering is… ... that it is not a prover.” That’s usually how that sentence ends. Ball and piston provers are effectively discontinuous positive displacement flow meters. An accurate swept volume divided by the displacement period (measured accurat ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part III
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems - Part III Chapter Five – The Shock of the New By the mid 1990s, the phrases ‘fit for purpose’ and ‘cost reduction’ hit the Oil & Gas projects. Traditional metering stations with relatively high CAPEX and maintenance costs.  But let's not f ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part II
Chapter Three: Space – The Final Frontier Early on, people called Gulf rigs ‘lily-pads’. The traditional meter stations barely fit on the structures. The flow meter process offshore was either very unsophisticated  or simply carried out elsewhere. David Potter's work in the 1940s for the ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part I
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems - Part I Chapter One: The Journey of the Fellowship Commences To begin our journey on flow metering systems we are going to ask ourselves a question: Why the hell would anyone get oil offshore when they could get it onshore? The simple reason is that they ...
5 energy monitoring systems you must know
5 energy monitoring systems you must know Hey, are you reducing the cost of energy at your plant and in your home? Let's have a talk about energy consumption and how you can save money in your plant. Maybe in the near future, I can bring you solutions for your home as well. We have plenty of ar ...
Mass flow of a dry solid material
A client wants to measure the mass flow of a dry solid material. Can you help? Here are the details. Carrier air flow rate = 315 tons per hour Material = granular muriate of potash (salty, highly corrosive) Output = 4-20 milliamps ...
The most read articles in April 2017
The most read articles in April 2017 – Learn more about pressure measurement, Hannover Messe 2017, solutions and more. #HM17 Watch the video about #HM17! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNfOWvXNrPs&t= 1. PEOPLE: Interviewing Alan Furlaneto from INTERTEC-Hess GmbH: Please welcome ...
#pAutomator Alan Furlaneto from INTERTEC-Hess GmbH
Hello, lovely readers! Yes, this time we have a person instead of a product. We chose to interview him instead of reviewing him, though, because he has some great experiences to share. Hope y'all don't mind. Please welcome Alan Furlaneto, an engineer with more than 10 years of experience in large ...
Are your devices stressed?
Are your devices stressed? Are your devices stressed? -Visaya Weekly Episode 43 Hello Visaya, German here! If you have been to Ikea you have probably seen this! Fake butts testing the durability of a Poäng. Well, it's true that if my chair fails I will get hurt but without any major co ...
The most-read articles in July 2017
The most-read articles in July 2017 We flooded July with flow, didn't we? But we learned a lot about mass flow measurement and Coriolis flow meters. We also had questions and answers every day on different devices. Our traditional Visaya Weekly video, available on YouTube and here, offered more ins ...