Wednesday January 2, 2013
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Decentralizing process control and information management
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In a new training video from the Fieldbus Foundation, Chuck Carter, the instructor, explains how control in the field operates, running a flow loop using a valve and flowmeter. Once he gets the system set up and operating, he cheerfully announces, “I’ll demonstrate one more item, which is one of the advantages; just... Read More

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Challenges of offshore oil and gas production
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Global demand for hydrocarbon energy continues to drive production, particularly among new assets in offshore reservoirs. Deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil and gas production began in the early... Read More

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority reaches for sustainability goals
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Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions, and consulting services for manufacturing and infrastructure operations, has completed a major control... Read More

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INPEX upgrades control systems to improve natural gas distribution in Japan
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Japan’s INPEX Corporation will implement Honeywell’s Experion Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) in its new pipeline control center which... Read More

New updates for safety system aimed at upstream oil and natural gas facilities
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Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released its enhanced ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system, featuring I/O modules that will operate reliably in the high-temperature conditions typically... Read More

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Avoid the pitfalls of ‘reuse’ on your automation project
Avoid the pitfalls of ‘reuse’ on your automation project

The term “reuse” is currently en vogue in automation. It refers to taking past work—code, process... Read More

Identifying power quality issues
Identifying power quality issues

Do you have production losses or shutdowns in your plant attributed to the automation system? Do... Read More

Four advantages of state-based control
Four advantages of state-based control

While state-based control (sequential function logic) generally presents significantly more work,... Read More

Implementing a simulation network
Implementing a simulation network

It is a common understanding that manufacturing is one of the most important applications of... Read More

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