Emerson Proprietary
Reliable
Instrumentation on
Remote Compressor
Stations
Steffen Terreblanche
National Wireless Speciali...
Your plant, a high performance machine!
Consisting of various components
Infrastructure E.G. Piping, cable trays, cables etc
The driving force
Your control system. PLC, RTU or DCS
What contacts your process??
What regulates your process?
What influences your control strategy?
Accuracy and reliability!
But how can we make it better?
• Less trips to the field
• High accuracy 10 year stability
• Sma...
Tire Integrity is Critical to
Automobile Operation
Reliability Safety Performance
Verifying Tire Integrity
Routine manual
inspections
Automated
warning
Automated
warning with
diagnostics
Complete health
v...
The Same Evolution is Happening in
Process Industries
Routine Manual
inspections
Automated
process loops
Automated
process...
The next generation
of instrumentation
will deliver
high-value,
Business Critical
information…
Today’s Business Challenges
INFORMATIONCOST
What Has Prevented
Pervasive Sensing Historically?
INFORMATION BENEFIT
HIGH
LOW
• Cost and difficulty
of d...
INFORMATIONCOST
INFORMATION BENEFIT
HIGH
LOW
Why Now?
• Innovative sensors
• Wireless
communications
• Power technology
• ...
Achieving Actionable Information
Through Pervasive Sensing
“Business Critical”
Site
Safety
Reliability Energy
Efficiency
…...
The Value of Business Critical Sensing is
Already Being Recognized
Next generation process plant is currently deploying wi...
Wireless instruments enable monitoring of
essential assets
Steffen Terreblanche - Emerson Process Management - The role of reliable instrumentation on remote compressor stations
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Steffen Terreblanche delivered the presentation at 2014 Gas Compressor Stations Conference.

The Gas Compressor Stations Conference is the only conference specifically dedicated to the design, build and maintenance of gas compressor stations.

For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.informa.com.au/gascompressors14

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Steffen Terreblanche - Emerson Process Management - The role of reliable instrumentation on remote compressor stations

  1. 1. Emerson Proprietary Reliable Instrumentation on Remote Compressor Stations Steffen Terreblanche National Wireless Specialist Rosemount
  2. 2. Your plant, a high performance machine!
  3. 3. Consisting of various components Infrastructure E.G. Piping, cable trays, cables etc
  4. 4. The driving force Your control system. PLC, RTU or DCS
  5. 5. What contacts your process?? What regulates your process? What influences your control strategy?
  6. 6. Accuracy and reliability! But how can we make it better? • Less trips to the field • High accuracy 10 year stability • Smart instrument diagnostics • Onboard meter verification • Power advisory diagnostics
  7. 7. Tire Integrity is Critical to Automobile Operation Reliability Safety Performance
  8. 8. Verifying Tire Integrity Routine manual inspections Automated warning Automated warning with diagnostics Complete health visibility HIGH LOW TechnologyHuman Effort
  9. 9. The Same Evolution is Happening in Process Industries Routine Manual inspections Automated process loops Automated process loops with diagnostics HIGH LOW TechnologyHuman Effort What’s Next? Complete health visibility Pressure relief valve open
  10. 10. The next generation of instrumentation will deliver high-value, Business Critical information… Today’s Business Challenges
  11. 11. INFORMATIONCOST What Has Prevented Pervasive Sensing Historically? INFORMATION BENEFIT HIGH LOW • Cost and difficulty of deployment • Technology complexity • Previously immeasurable • Data access and interpretation • Resource priorities Non- Process Safety Reliability Energy Process Control Safety Systems
  12. 12. INFORMATIONCOST INFORMATION BENEFIT HIGH LOW Why Now? • Innovative sensors • Wireless communications • Power technology • Advanced analytic capabilities • Embedded expertise • Mobile & location technologies Non- Process Safety Reliability Energy Process Control Safety Systems
  13. 13. Achieving Actionable Information Through Pervasive Sensing “Business Critical” Site Safety Reliability Energy Efficiency … … “Process Critical” Process Control Process Safety ACTIONABLE INFORMATION Automated AlgorithmsSensor Awareness STRATEGIC INTERPRETATION
  14. 14. The Value of Business Critical Sensing is Already Being Recognized Next generation process plant is currently deploying wireless infrastructure to grow measurements by 60% for business critical applications Process Critical: 20,000 process control instruments 8,000 Energy Costs 2,000 Personnel Safety 2,000 Reliability
  15. 15. Wireless instruments enable monitoring of essential assets

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