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FLOW SOLUTIONS FOR REFINING

The dedicated team of Emerson process experts can help you achieve the utmost in energy efficiency, operational flexibility and reliability — all while maintaining critical personnel and community safety and environmental compliance.

Refining

Achieving Improved Combustion Control for Fired Heaters is Easy, Right?

When you can control processes in refineries and petrochemical plants, you can better control the revenue generated by those facilities. The heat from[...] ...read more

[Webinar Replay] Solve Challenging Utility & Process Flow Applications with Vortex Technology

December 20, 2016 by Leave a Comment

If you have missed our live webinar session covering application pain points solved with Vortex technology, please refer to this link http://emr.sn/Iz1X[...]

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Time on Something Other than Routine Maintenance

What could your business do if your people had more time on their hands and could direct their efforts toward something other than maintenance? The fact[...]

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Find the Right Flow Solutions for Your Business

We can all use some advice when making big decisions. It’s no different when you are evaluating flow measurement devices. Before investing in a flow[...]

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Vortex Flow Meters – One Thing You Can Be Sure About in Midstream Operations

November 10, 2016 by Leave a Comment

In 2014, midstream companies saw their actual project costs miss their estimates by more than 40%. On average, projects that overran their costs did so[...]

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Improving Precision in Product Blending with Micro Motion Flow Meters

The negative effects of measurement uncertainty have always been acknowledged, but recent increases in governmental regulation and tighter specifications[...]

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6 Micro Motion Flow Meter Benefits in Product Blending

For refineries that are looking to innovate and bring new possibilities into their plants, Micro Motion Coriolis ELITE® flowmeters increase opportunities[...]

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Optimizing Crude Blending Operations saves $1.5M in 5 months

A large refiner in the United States optimized its crude oil blending operations by swapping volumetric meters with Micro Motion Coriolis meters. This[...]

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The Aging Workforce: Resource Shortage is the Biggest Challenge for Refining and Petrochemicals

I have been traveling across the United States attending process industry tradeshows and conferences over the past few weeks. To my surprise, one of the[...]

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Discover What We Can Do For The Refining Industry

Transitioning the refineries of yesterday with minimum process automation to tomorrow’s sophisticated refinery demands thoughtful planning. The dedicated team of Emerson process experts can help you achieve the utmost in energy efficiency, operational flexibility and reliability — all while maintaining critical personnel and community safety and environmental compliance.

Maintain Critical Safety

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Maintain Critical Safety

  • Keep refinery personnel and the community safe — the most critical part of any operating license
  • Emerson flow solutions provide reliable, dependable process measurements and diagnostics for process insights and to detect abnormal process conditions
  • Improve safety integrity through advanced diagnostics and technology leading safety scores
  • Improve the reliability of flow measurements used in safety instrumented systems (SIS) with specially designed redundant metering systems

Sustain Reliability

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Sustain Reliability

  • Minimize production slowdowns and unscheduled shutdowns
  • Emerson Flow offers a comprehensive, effective corrosion monitoring system to proactively identify problems
  • Reduce corrosion and fouling of your piping and equipment with effective inhibitor injection systems, extending turnaround frequency and duration
  • Minimize variability in product quality specifications through accurate and efficient blend control
  • Verify flow measurement accuracy and maintain measurement systems while the process is still running, over lengthy periods between turnarounds

Boost Energy Efficiency

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Boost Energy Efficiency

  • Reduce the high energy consumption associated with the refining process
  • Improve mole-based combustion control for all fired equipment, including fired heaters, boilers, reforming furnaces and sulfur recovery reactor furnaces
  • Accurately measure steam energy use across the refinery to identify excess consumption and process inefficiencies

Meet Environmental Compliance & Reporting

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Meet Environmental Compliance & Reporting

  • Meet all environmental compliance standards and reporting requirements — one of the most critical parts of any operating license
  • Emerson flow solutions can improve combustion control resulting in emissions reductions, easing permitting issues and meeting green house gas reporting requirements
  • Emerson flow products can be utilized as a critical part of effective, reliable leak detection systems

Improve Operational Flexibility & Throughput

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Improve Operational Flexibility & Throughput

  • Characterize crude oil with density, viscosity and water cut measurements
  • Accurate measurements, independent from composition changes, allow you to more closely mass balance the plant and follow the planning and scheduling model for the refinery to optimize profits
  • Take advantage of the price differential between various crude oils to blend a feedstock with optimal profitability