Improve internal communications via cloud-based measurement schematics

Posted by Chris Quigley 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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Help to meet pipe leak regulations

Posted by Tanner Erickson on Feb 23, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Pipeline leaks can get very expensive, very quickly. Early identification of potential leaks ensures faster response and overall system integrity. Our Cloud based platform system reduces the high cost of false alarms and regulatory fines while quickly reacting to leaks and other abnormal system operations that can rapidly consume profits and endanger safety.

Engineered with machine learning and artificial intelligence, we provide the confidence your company needs to meet regulatory compliance and environmental requirements.

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Meet AER regulations with Zedi Measurement Schematics

Posted by Chris Quigley on Feb 11, 2021 1:30:00 PM

IN an effort to help you better understand the importance of measurement schematics to your operations for Alberta's Energy Regulations (AER) we gathered a list of questions were most frequently asked about, while demonstrating how Emerson's cloud-based Zedi Measurement Schematics application can help meet these requirements.

General questions producers inquire about regarding AER regulation are many, but here are the answers to the most often asked, and of course we're always here to help you with any additional questions or help you may need.

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Preventative maintenance to avoid production equipment failures

Posted by Grand Lau on Feb 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM

Equipment failures are expected but can be avoided with a comprehensive Preventive maintenance program. Preventive maintenance is simply planned maintenance that prolongs the lifespan of company assets.

An effective maintenance program needs to have three elements; it must be efficient, performed regularly, and reduce or minimize equipment failures. Consistent reminders and reliable systems help make preventative maintenance program manageable and effective.

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Reduce pipeline leak detection alarm fatigue

Posted by Tanner Erickson on Feb 1, 2021 11:45:00 AM

The human information processing system (better known as our "attention span") will choose and arrange sensory input to focus on the appropriate thoughts or behaviors while avoiding unnecessary distractions. Our attention can only handle so much. 

When energy companies deal with alarm fatigue, workers are subject to various alarms (alerts) and consequently become desensitized to them; This leads to longer response times and missed alarm warnings. Alarm control and management are vital to avoiding alarm fatigue. 

The pressure for field personnel to multi-task is high yet focusing on more than one task at a time is very difficult. Alarm fatigue increases the chances of an actual leak going undetected, resulting in significant damages to the environment lease property, revenue, and presenting a hazardous situation until the leak is caught, repaired, remediated.

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Improve efficiencies with Zedi Roughneck Modules

Posted by Grand Lau on Nov 25, 2020 12:45:00 PM

Easily eliminate the tedious administrative challenges your business faces in meeting regulatory compliance requirements.

Emerson's Zedi Roughneck is a web-based Asset Management, Preventative Maintenance (PM), Health, Safety, and Environmental application. Our application acts as a secure single source repository for various documents such as inspection and calibration reports, safety procedures, drawings, invoices, standard operating procedures, and more.

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Create measurement schematics with ease

Posted by Chris Quigley on Sep 16, 2020 12:45:00 PM

Measurement schematics are often required by local, state or country Governments to ensure measurement, accounting, and reporting compliance and are visual tools showing the current physical layout of facilities. Schematics should be regularly reviewed and used by groups such as operations, engineering, and accounting to ensure a common understanding.


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Manage gas and liquid composition analysis

Posted by Community User on Jul 6, 2017 9:09:42 AM

Times have been tough. We have all seen volatility and uncertainty in our industry over the past few years. Companies have been making changes to their structure and processes to be more efficient and less wasteful. Like most people in our industry, you probably have asked yourself how you can streamline your processes without sacrificing speed or quality. We’ve created several ways to help you do that. One that we'll dig into today is how to manage your lab sampling program with speed and ease to give you more time to focus on your core business.

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What you need to know for AER measurement schematics regulations

Posted by Community User on Feb 4, 2014 3:47:00 PM

Producers in Alberta are subject to  measurement schematics regulations as part of Directive 017. Do you have questions about what you need to do to remain compliant? In this blog post, we hope to give answers to some of those questions to help you get there.

What facilities do I need to create measurement schematics for?

Producers must have a well detailed measurement schematic for all active facilities, with no grandfathering for active facilities. Any reactivated facility must have an up-to-date schematic within three months of reactivation or after the implementation period, whichever is later.

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The high cost of rework in production accounting

Posted by Community User on Dec 17, 2012 6:45:00 AM

The saying “do it once; do it right” may be much tougher than it sounds. So many things can go wrong beyond our control. In an ideal world, the following would be all true: 

  • The information you have is timely, accurate, and complete
  • There are well documented manuals and are subject to only one interpretation
  • There is an exact precedent that you can follow
  • There is a knowledgeable, trustworthy person who has the time to help
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