Oil & Gas 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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RESOURCES

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  • ABB publishes product brochure for oil and gas well operations 
    ABB publishes product brochure for oil and gas well...

    The brochure lists ABB measurement products that may be applied to the various components, such as well heads, separators, fracking fluids, pump... MORE

  • ACM Facility Safety Announces Summer Process Safety Courses

    Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide... MORE

  • ISA and MAVERICK Present Control System Migration Webinar

    On May 29, 2014, experts will discuss the challenges, problems and common mistakes involved in a process control system migration, and show how... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance 
    Using smart field devices to improve safety system...

    By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
    Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation.... MORE

  • Facilitating ISO 14224 With EAM Software 
    Facilitating ISO 14224 With EAM Software

    By Joachim Sahlqvist, IFS
    ISO 14224 constitutes a “reliability language” that can be used to improve communication in oil & gas rig or... MORE

  • Mobile Devices White Paper 
    Mobile Devices White Paper

    By Opto 22
    Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Consider rapid new controller developments via adaptive process control 
    Consider rapid new controller developments via adaptive...

    Hydrocarbon Processing
    By Mirco Calosi, et al
    In this case study, the implementation team discusses how Eni’s Livorno refinery in Italy was... MORE

  • Measuring oxygen levels in offshore extracted natural gas 
    Measuring oxygen levels in offshore extracted natural gas

    Instrumentation
    Originally, Teekay had to send samples of gas from the Voyageur Spirit FPSO in the UK to their laboratory, but due to air... MORE

  • Endress+Hauser Supplies Flow and Level Instruments to Refinery in Colombia 
    Endress+Hauser Supplies Flow and Level Instruments to...

    Endress+Hauser was the Main Instrument Vendor for a $3.8 billion expansion and modernization project at Refineria de Cartagena in Columbia. MORE

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    EVENTS

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    November 5, 2014 - November 7, 2014
    Las Vegas , NV, USA


    Remote Monitoring & Control 2014 will cover the latest advancements for monitoring and managing distributed equipment and facilities via recent developments in SCADA, remote networks (wireless & wired), security (cyber & physical), automation, onsite and back-up power, M2M and all other manner of technology that allows for the management of remote assets.

    November 17, 2014 - November 18, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    The annual Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) meeting, hosted by Rockwell Automation just prior to the Automation Fair event, is an opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with peers, learn best practices and discover solutions to improve their processes and create new revenue.

    November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    Rockwell Automation welcomes industrial professionals, media, analysts, and technology and service providers to its Automation Fair® event. Through exhibits, labs, technical sessions and forums, attendees will learn how to leverage the connected enterprise to optimize production, improve machine performance, and manufacture products in a safer, more sustainable manner.

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    TRAINING

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    October 27, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.

    October 28, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    Greenwood , IN


    The Endress+Hauser Certified PROFIBUS PA Engineer Training is a worldwide recognized training program. It is standardized by PROFIBUS International to create a quality platform for PROFIBUS qualified persons who are acknowledged by an official exam.

    November 3, 2014 - November 4, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN