Industry expert John Kennedy details the oil and gas pipeline operation industry in this complete text. Contents: Pipeline industry overview Types of pipelines Pipe manufacture and coating Fundamentals of pipeline design Pumps and compressors Prime movers Construction practices and equipment Welding techniques and equipment Operation and control Metering and storage Maintenance and repair Inspection and rehabilitation Pipeline regulation Safety and environmental protection Tommorrow's technology. (Amazon)Increasing fuel prices and labor costs in the early 1980s made automation justifiable in many smaller applications. ... data from data end devices that were passed to the computer by way of the remote terminal unit (RTU) and the master terminal unit (MTU). ... Alarms included engine down, high combustible gas, fire, low glycol dehydrator temperature, low instrument air pressure, and low field pressure.
|Title||:||Oil and Gas Pipeline Fundamentals|
|Author||:||John L. Kennedy|
|Publisher||:||PennWell Books - 1993|