FEATURED ARTICLESin Oil & Gas
Remote Diagnostics Surveillance Improves Fiscal Assurance
Pipeline and Gas Journal
By Karl Stappert, Emerson
Technological advancements are driving a transformation in the way oil and gas companies...
Treat security like safety
By Gold and Baldi, Honewywell
Safety and security work hand in hand in the manufacturing automation arena. As cyber...
Integrated software drives improvement in asset management, productivity
By Eddie Amos, Meridium
With the proliferation of smart systems, connected assets and mobile devices, the need for an...
Automatic Override control Could Have Prevented the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Well Accident
Automatic override control would have detected the change in pipe position, and the position controller would have automatically actuated...
NEWSin Oil & Gas
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PRODUCT NEWSin Oil & Gas
Axiom introduces FPT-850LT Cryogenic Near-Infrared Transmission Probe
The low temperature probe provides long term reliability under the extreme conditions of thermal shock and aggressive chemistries encountered in...
Michell introduces OptiPEAK TDL600 Moisture Analyzer for Natural Gas
Using tuneable diode laser spectroscopy (TDLAS) technology, the analyzer offers accuracy with a lower detection limit of less than 1ppmV.
SignalFire announces RSDS Wireless Telemetry Remote Shutdown System
The long-range (3+ miles) wireless telemetry system can be configured with either a PLC monitoring system or a standalone system that can monitor...
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RESOURCESin Oil & Gas
The software suite enables local and remote configuration and real-time HART device monitoring in remote oil and gas applications such as wellhead...
Catalog covers telemetry products that support long-distance wireless communications in large scale environments such as those found in oil and...
The brochure lists ABB measurement products that may be applied to the various components, such as well heads, separators, fracking fluids, pump...
WHITE PAPERSin Oil & Gas
By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation....
By Joachim Sahlqvist, IFS
ISO 14224 constitutes a “reliability language” that can be used to improve communication in oil & gas rig or...
By Opto 22
Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...
CASE STUDIESin Oil & Gas
A CVL-5000 electric control valve actuator replaced an existing actuator on a blending flow control valve in a trial at the Fluxys booster station...
By Mirco Calosi, et al
In this case study, the implementation team discusses how Eni’s Livorno refinery in Italy was...
Originally, Teekay had to send samples of gas from the Voyageur Spirit FPSO in the UK to their laboratory, but due to air...
EVENTSin Oil & Gas
This forum will bring together some of the leading companies in the industry to discuss the best practices for promoting a safety culture through technology, hazard analysis and organizational discipline. Petrochemical industries will share their experience in regulations, MOC lessons learned, audit challenges and risk management for complex refineries.
What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.
The 2nd edition of India Automation Technology Fair (IATF) Co Organized by AIA(Automation Industry Association) and MMI India (Messe München International India Pvt Ltd will be held between 26-28 February 2015 at Mumbai. in parallel with “Technical Workshops and Innovation Exchange”
TRAININGin Oil & Gas
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
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
Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).