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Production Facility Instrument Equipment

The main items of process equipment have automatic instrumentation that controls the pressure and/or liquid level and sometimes temperature within the equipment. Figure 1-25 shows a typical pressure controller and control valve. In the black box (the controller) is a … Continue reading

20. August 2009 by Jack
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Production Facility Part 2

The oil and emulsion from the separators must be treated to remove water. Most oil contracts specify a maximum percent of basic sediment and water (BS and W) that can be in the crude. This will typically vary from 0.5% … Continue reading

19. August 2009 by Jack
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Production Facility Part 1

The job of a production facility is to separate the well stream into three components, typically called “phases” (oil, gas, and water), and process these phases into some marketable product(s) or dispose of them in an environmentally acceptable manner. In … Continue reading

19. August 2009 by Jack
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