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 ...
#WishIknew When do we use magnetic flow meters?
When you have a question about process automation that needs a short answer, let us know with #WishIknew and @Visaya! We’ll reply with a #WishIknew post. It’ll give a quick explanation, then some related articles, videos, or reviews if you want to know more. I wish I knew when we use magnetic f ...
#WishIknew Where do we use magnetic flow meters?
When you have a question about process automation that needs a short answer, let us know with #WishIknew and @Visaya! We’ll reply with a #WishIknew post. It’ll give a quick explanation, then some related articles, videos, or reviews if you want to know more. I wish I knew where we use magnetic ...
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 ...
Let’s scale out a Coriolis flow meter with Endress+Hauser’s Applicator!
Let's scale out a Coriolis flow meter with Endress+Hauser's Applicator! If we say nothing else in the articles we post on Visaya, we always tell you to scale out a device before you choose it. Why? Because you'll probably regret choosing by brand or features. Of course, you might say that you us ...
Flow measurement range Promag P 300
I am looking for a new flow meter, and I have a question about Endress+Hauser's magmeter. What's the measurement range of the Promag P 300 and where can I scale out the flow meter? ...
House of Mass: Fancy Coriolis mass flow meters
Fancy Coriolis mass flow meters House of Cards in the automation world? Have you ever seen the House of Cards series on Netflix? Great show. It depicts life backstage in the political world and everything that happens to win campaigns and avoid impeachment and other unsavory ends. I recommend it! ...
#WishIknew How does a Coriolis flow meter work?
How does a Coriolis flow meter work? I wish I knew how does a Coriolis flow meter work when I was starting my career! Below you have a few quick answers. A Coriolis flow meter can have either twin measuring tubes or a single measuring tube. The meter uses a drive coil to vibrates the tube(s), and ...