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New Industrial Automation Strategies for Shale Gas Operators

  Global trends in the demand and supply of energy require constant improvement of technologies and services, exploration, and production. In this environment, shale gas has emerged as a key unconventional resource. With current operating challenges, the shale gas industry requires access to real-time data and improved process control capabilities to continually optimize the performance […]

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Webinar Recording: The Growing Cybersecurity Threat to Natural Gas Distribution Systems

  As I observe today’s natural gas market, I see companies under pressure from many forces in the world. Among these is the multiplicity of computer and communications systems that must be protected from those who would do harm to gas transmission and distribution capabilities. Natural gas is the foundation fuel for a clean and […]

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Biofuels: Good, But How Good?

Plant matter can be converted into liquid fuel that can serve as a replacement for oil-based fuel. But how does it work and how much production is feasible? Plants convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar via photosynthesis using energy from the sun. The sugar undergoes further transformations within the plant. Carbohydrates, compounds composed entirely […]

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Tuning Control Loops Course: What is a “Bump Test”?

A customer had a poor performing loop in the brewery. The problem would really become an issue once in awhile depending on the operating conditions in the plant. The problem would be passed from person to person, shift to shift with no real answer. In discussing the problem with a controls engineer, the engineer asked […]

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Ramping Up for the 55th Annual Power Industry Symposium (POWID)

  55th Annual ISA Power Industry (POWID) Symposium 3–8 June 2012 Austin, Texas Each year, the ISA POWID Symposium brings together the best and brightest engineering minds in power generation and energy markets.  Hundreds attend this annual event to dive deep into automation problems and solutions as it relates to managing power and energy plants.  […]

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Attend ISA's 2018 Leak Detection & Repair/Fugitive Emissions Symposium

 

Don't miss the air compliance industry's only conference dedicated to sharing best practices for leak detection and repair (LDAR). Join your colleagues in Galveston, Tex. during the first week in March for technical presentations, professionals networking, and ISA-led training courses.

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