Emerson's Zedi Control Center is (almost) magic

Posted by Maria Gonzaga on Jun 12, 2019 12:03:00 PM

There is a bit of magic in every childhood story we read. Whether it be the Chronicles of Narnia with its enchanted kingdom or Aladdin’s genie in the lamp, we learn very early that supernatural powers often come in pretty handy.

Maybe you could use some telepathic powers to know what is happening in a remote production location. You’ve probably wished to have psychic abilities to know when a wellsite will stop producing before it happens, or if your team is safe working on site.

Most certainly you’d enjoy the gift of telekinesis to restart an artificial lift.

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Simplify and consolidate your automation with ZAaaS

Posted by Chris Quigley on Apr 12, 2019 2:08:26 PM

It’s surprising how many operators are using one company to monitor tanks, another to automate pumps and yet another for back office reporting software. There may have been a time in history when this was necessary—there was a lot of narrow specialization at one time—but it is definitely hard to keep up with.

When something goes wrong, who do you call? If the problem is beyond the scope of your own people’s training, is the issue with the software, the hardware or the communication system? And will the providers each wait for the other one to fix it?

After all, you installed automation to increase efficiency, not create confusion and headaches.

 

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Quickly remedy wellsite production problems

Posted by Ed Moore on Mar 5, 2018 11:45:00 AM

“Dear Producer,” the email should read. “I want to tell you about a problem I have on well number 10. It’s—well, it’s just not producing like it should. I think there may be a liquid loading problem. In truth, this has been building up for a while, and I was afraid something like this would happen. What should we do?”

I don’t know if you ever read advice columns, where people write in and ask for help with relationship issues. Sometimes it’s interesting to see what the columnist has to offer as a solution.

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