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CAPPA Seminar: Fundamentals of Liquid Measurement

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Day of Registration: 7:45 am

Meals provided: morning coffee break, Lunch, afternoon coffee break.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions.

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Liquid Measurement

  1. Fundamentals of Meter Operation
    1. Why we measure the liquids in oil and gas
    2. Typical meters for liquids – turbine, PD, Coriolis
    3. Volume calculation
    4. Correction of volume to standard temperature and pressure
      1. Case Study: Volume calculation
    5. Tank gauging in production
  2. SCADA and Leak Detection
    1. Meter signal and volume information
    2. Secondary devices, end devices, flow computer, EFM
    3. Data gathering in a SCADA system
  3. Custody and Production Meters
    1. Meters used in production measurement
    2. Meters used in liquid custody transfer measurement
    3. Meters used in trucking liquids
    4. Proving meters
      1. Case Study: Meter proving report
  4.  Regulations
    1. Regulations and accuracy standards in BC OGC, AB AER, SK ECON
    2. Standards in liquid measurement: API, Measurement Canada
  5. Quality Measurement
    1. Production quality – S&W/water-cut, density
      1. Case Study: Using the Net Oil Calculation for water cut
    2. Custody transfer quality – S&W, density, sulphur, viscosity
  6. Accounting Practices
    1. Volume data to field data capture system
    2. Field data capture to Petrinex
    3. Audit trail of data
  7. Conclusion and questions

For more information about this event, please visit:

906 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1H9

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