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Process Control

Sharing insights beyond the fencelines with digital technologies

Seeq Corporation: Bowling, M.

In refineries and petrochemical plants globally, breaking down silos and barriers among departments, teams and functions remains one of the largest challenges when it comes to processing data and operational insights.

Connected workers can be empowered by digital transformation

Shiftconnector: Eschbach, A.

Plant safety, product quality and efficient operations in oil and gas processing rely on accurate knowledge transfer between teams and across shifts.

Don’t just survive: Thrive with advanced process control

Emerson: Beebe, D.
Aspen Technology: Kalafatis, A.

There is a new adage in process manufacturing circles, and it resonates particularly deeply in the hydrocarbon industry: If you do not like market factors today, just wait a month.

The process control journey: Primary process control—Part 1

OQ Specialty Chemicals: McBul, S.

When addressing process controls, the immediate interest is to invest in advanced process control (APC) technology without knowing the performance and stability of complex wide primary (PID) control.

Understanding and applying radiometric level and density profiling

Endress+Hauser: Thomas, M.  |  Droughton, K.

There are several reasons to quantify and qualify the material properties of liquids in vessels and pipes.

Take the anxiety out of plant turnarounds

Emerson: Lindhjem, E.

The months leading into an impending turnaround (TAR) have never been an easy time for operations and maintenance personnel.

Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Flowserve Corp., a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has released the Flowserve FlowSync™ Bluetooth Actuator App.

Challenges faced during liner installation of a reciprocating makeup compressor

A hydrocracker makeup compressor in a refinery in Saudi Arabia failed during operation. Upon internal inspection of the compressor, it was found that the cylinder liner was cracked and needed a replacement.

Process control in the process industry

Contributing Author: Sharma, A.

In this age of automation, process control in the process industries is essential.

Advancing the feature sets of field instruments to improve connectivity, diagnostics and user-friendliness

Emerson: Wiens, M.

Anyone observing process industries these days recognizes that they are very competitive.