Roadmap your digital transformation

Posted by Abdul Kurr on Mar 4, 2021 12:15:00 PM

Leverage the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), new technologies like our cloud-based platform with software as a service, automation, and our experts to expand, plan or prepare for your operations to be more productive, more profitable and more sustainable through digital intelligence that will enhance your workforce are successfully enabled to augment workflows and processes to create new efficiencies and competencies that bring several positive cultural and behavioral changes to your organization.

We continuously engage with our customers to drive seamless updates that provide the highest return, a secure 'evergreen' platform and widespread adoption in the integration of equipment and systems that leverage IIoT to enhance operational performance and drive profitable results. Emerson's Zedi Cloud SCADA Solutions accomplishes this by helping and guiding customers through the process known as "Digital Transformation."

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Improve internal communications via cloud-based measurement schematics

Posted by Community Contributor on Feb 25, 2021 12:15:00 PM

Measurement schematics is a useful software as a service (SaaS) tool to improve the communication between your field operations, production, and accounting team. Schematics help track the flow of production and troubleshooting measurement issues.

From my experience, most schematics drawings are saved in area files on a company’s network drives with limited accessibility to other people that need access to them. With no server to purchase or software to install or maintain, our team can quickly integrate Emerson's Zedi Measurement Schematics application within Emerson's Zedi cloud based platform that's scalable for remote SCADA monitoring and control of field devices. 

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Meet pipeline leak detection regulations using the cloud

Posted by Community Contributor on Feb 10, 2021 11:30:00 AM

United States pipeline operators are no doubt aware of the recent regulations that expand the requirements for installing leak detection systems.

Briefly, the US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) rule change covers a lot of areas, including the extension of the required “use of leak detection systems beyond HCAs to all regulated hazardous liquid pipelines, except for offshore gathering and regulated rural gathering pipelines. The use of such systems will help mitigate the effects of hazardous liquid pipeline failures that occur outside of HCAs,” according to the PHSMA website.

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Fast and easy SCADA for gas distribution

Posted by Community Contributor on Nov 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM

Gas distribution organizations can quickly and easily increase safety and efficiency by hosting their data in Emerson's Zedi Cloud SCADA platform. We deliver automation, cloud platform and software as a service solutions for remote monitoring and operational control. 

 

Our intuitive, scalable cloud-based platform supports any digital monitoring hardware for real-time data with an aggregated view of operations. Our platform provides a flexible, secure solution for data acquisition, remote monitoring, remote control, and alarm management.

 

 

 

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Safer water management

Posted by Community Contributor on Oct 26, 2020 10:30:22 AM

The water management industry continues to be plagued by multiple challenges, including aging infrastructure combined with an aging workforce that puts our water supply systems at even greater risk due to the loss of critical expertise and other hurdles like natural disasters including wildfires, floods, and drought that can significantly impact the safety of our water systems.

 

Water management operations will need to unleash the value of data by using analytics and other technologies to drive better decision-making, optimize and prioritize system investments, and drive cost efficiencies that create safer operations.

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Effectively merge SCADA data

Posted by Amy Thibault on Sep 9, 2020 12:15:00 PM

Mergers and acquisitions are a part of life in the oil patch in any economic environment. 

Sometimes those transactions are fast and furious making our heads spin because of the amount of opportunity they can quickly deliver.

The steps taken after the sales transaction has occurred are what really determines the value of the long term return. Sure it was hard work putting the 'deal' together and making sure everything was in alignment before you even signed the dotted line. But, as with so many things in life, that was just the beginning of way more work, way more time, and way more attention needed to every detail to be sure the true value is realized and your previous efforts (and money) were well spent.

 

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Test new software features

Posted by Community Contributor on Aug 4, 2020 12:15:00 PM

For any software development to be successful, it usually requires the participation of all those involved!

At Emerson Automation and Software Solutions, we help global oil and gas producers be productive, profitable, and sustainable. Thanks to technology supported by consulting and expert services, we offer complete solutions for our customers. 

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Our heads are in the cloud

Posted by Community Contributor on Jun 16, 2020 9:33:00 AM

We’ve been innovating in the automation arena for decades. Still, recently, we realized that we had several departments working on this separately—and that we could benefit from pooling our efforts and getting an even bigger picture of the possibilities.

So, we asked ourselves this critical question “What should we be doing to innovate on a larger scale to help our oil and gas production customers become even more efficient?”

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Be prepared for the unexpected

Posted by Community Contributor on Jun 9, 2020 8:50:00 AM

How often have you worked on a written assignment only to have an unexpected computer failure, and you lose all your information because it did not save? Once this happens, you either look for other ways to recover your work or get stuck starting from the beginning.  

 

When the unexpected happens, you want to pick up where you left off, especially when it comes to business operations. For this reason, it is essential to implement a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and have the appropriate technology to support services in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

 

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Fishing to optimize operations

Posted by Amy Thibault on Jan 15, 2019 12:55:00 PM

I’ve been an obsessed angler for years. I don’t need a special reason, or day to go fishing either – I go any chance I get. Sunny 108-degree Texas days, Christmas day, or drizzly cool days.

It isn’t about the temperature, or location – it’s simply about the experience.

There is something about the peacefulness of being on the lake, or a river that captures my senses, and instantly relaxes me, while at the same time ignites my creative side with a new sense unlimited possibilities. It isn’t the excitement of actually catching a fish at all (since it’s not my favorite meal) – but it’s the experience that captivates my mind, warms my soul, and energizes my spirit.

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