Internet Based Measurement Monitoring & Control

Author: Brad AustinDownload File

I. Introduction Pipeline and production companies are continually faced with challenge of obtaining operational data and making it available to their employees. In recent years the convergence in the advances in the technologies of the Internet, PC’s, client/server technology, and IP ready communications have brought forth a new lower cost alternative to traditional SCADA systems. With the growing numbers of experienced and reputable suppliers of web based data monitoring and control systems in the market today, the feasibility of automating locations has changed. No longer do only the most productive wells or gathering systems receive consideration for automation. In today’s technologically advanced environment even marginal producing wells can now benefit from the data monitoring and management services previously economical on only the more productive locations