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Community: Fundamentals of Petroleum Measurement

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Name: Community: Fundamentals of Petroleum Measurement
Date: April 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017
Event Description:
Provides fundamentals in manual tank gauging, principles of operation of the primary dynamic meters, and a base knowledge on meter proving, factor calculation, and meter/tank ticket calculations. Uses the API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards and the ASTM Test Methods as the basis for instruction. Length: 4.5 days Course Content Participants receive instruction in: • Static measurement - Types of tanks - Fundamentals of tank calibration by the manual strapping method - Lease tanks: level gauging, temperature determination, free water determination, and manual sampling • Properties of petroleum - Density and gravity determination - S&W determination by centrifuge - Lease tank run ticket calculations • Dynamic measurement - Overview of LACT/ACT installations - Introduction to automatic sampling; the flow metering theory; the operation of PD, turbine, Coriolis and ultrasonic meters; meter provers, meter proving, and prover calibration; and the calculations of meter factors and tickets • Oil loss control - Introduction to basic principles Recommended For • Personnel with a basic knowledge of the oil & gas business, especially pipeline, refining and production operations • Measurement operators, technicians, and engineers who would like to get a more firm foundation and/or are new (6 months or less) to liquid volume measurement • Those who witness or audit measurement techniques
Location:
Houston, TX
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Fees/Admission:
Cost: $2,375
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