With advances in PLC and DCS technology, data collection in oil and gas process control systems has become cheaper and more plentiful in recent years, and this looks set to continue. Within these vast data stores, lies a gold mine of information that can help us better control, diagnose, and understand industrial systems.
Among the hundreds of thousands of pieces of equipment utilised in this industry, the unsung workhorse has to be the humble ‘fin fans’ (or air cooled heat exchanger). There are hundreds of them in every single plant and, if a small percentage fail, the whole plant might have to be shut down.
The recent turbulence in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum has brought blockchain implementation into the public eye. At the same time, CXOs across industries are increasingly recognizing the potential value that blockchain can deliver.
As robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) evolve, the Australian oil and gas sector is transforming…
The use of drones or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) continues to expand rapidly in areas of the oil and gas industry.
The artificial intelligence revolution is well underway and has the potential to revolutionise industries of all kinds. One area which stands to benefit more than most is the oil and gas sector.
HYDAC has developed a revolutionary system that monitors the integrity of the bladder of a bladder accumulator […]
Everyday, oil, natural gas, refined products, chemicals, water, CO2, and other commodities are transported via massive transmission pipeline systems.
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