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 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 ...