Liquids Measurement, What’s An Industry To Do?

Author: Mark V. GolobyDownload File

Liquids measurement in the oil patch is suddenly getting a lot of attention. Some are dismayed at the low level of technology used to measure liquids. Today, custody transfer of 80 to 85% of onshore crude and condensate production is

Flare Measurement According To Api 14.10

Author: Eric EstradaDownload File

With the recent release of the Green House Gas Regulations, the increased visibility of flaring natural gas and increased awareness of royalty owners, the ability to accurately measure and account for the amount of product flared from a facility has

Auditing Gas Analysis Labs

Author: Carl AllemanDownload File

The data produced by Gas Chromatograph (GC) laboratories is used for many purposes, including product specification, accounting, safety and environmental compliance issues. The accuracy of this data has direct impact on all of these areas. Auditing laboratories responsible for producing

Fundamentals Of Natural Gas Liquid Measurement

Author: Don Sextro, Dan ComstockDownload File

The measurement of natural gas liquids (NGL) is similar in many respects to that of other hydrocarbon liquids but is markedly different in other aspects. The main difference in NGL measurement is the need to properly address the effects of

Continuous Monitoring Of Ultrasonic Meters 2021

Author: Randy MillerDownload File

There are many in our industry who would consider the advancement of the ultrasonic meter to be one of the most important improvements in gas measurement in the past twenty years. It is my opinion that the immense improvement in

Considerations For Liquid Measurement In Production Applications

Author: Joey Raskie

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With the proliferation of horizontal drilling allowing access to tight oil formations, liquid production in the U.S. has significantly increased over recent years. Consequently, there is renewed interest in accurate measurements for both custody transfer and allocation

Dew Point Wet Gas And Its Effect On Natural Gas Sampling Systems

Author: Philip A Lawrence

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Wet gas measurement is becoming widely used in the modern oil and gas market place. The effect of entrained liquid in gas and its impact on measurement systems is being researched world-wide by various laboratories and JIP working

Meter Selection For Various Load Requirements

Author: Edgar B. Bowles, Jr. Adam G. Hawley

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This paper is intended to provide meter station designers with a basic methodology for selection of an appropriate flow meter (or meters) for a given application. Since many applications require that a meter station operate over a

Basic Electronics For Field Measurement

Author: Steve O’Bannon

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Since Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, Electricity has become the life blood of industrialized nations. Today, we depend on it for every aspect of our lives. Electricity is used for everything from powering motors, to

Fundamentals Of Gas Turbine Meters


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The majority of all gas measurement used in the world today is performed by two basic types of meters, positive displacement and inferential. Positive displacement meters, consisting mainly of diaphragm and rotary style devices, generally account for