Software New Embedded Software Aids Digitalization of Oil & Gas Multiphase Flow Measurement

Editor: Ahlam Rais

Emerson has recently introduced a new software to boost process automation and the application of the Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter (MPFM) for the oil and gas industry. The Rapid Adaptive Measurement software architecture enables the Roxar 2600 MPFM to do parallel computations at 10 Hz and autonomously select the optimal configuration for a particular time period. This leads to more automation in operational processes, reducing the need for what previously were manual configuration changes.

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The Roxar Rapid Adaptive Measurement software platform increases confidence in multiphase flow measurement while cost-effectively automating the process.
The Roxar Rapid Adaptive Measurement software platform increases confidence in multiphase flow measurement while cost-effectively automating the process.
(Source: Emerson)

As oil and gas operators adjust production methodologies to develop more complex reservoirs, the flow profile of wells is becoming more varied. Producers therefore need multiphase flow metering technology to be robust and reliable in very demanding conditions. Rising to this challenge, Emerson has responded to customer needs with the Roxar Rapid Adaptive Measurement.

This embedded software supports operators with enhanced meter performance, increased robustness and confidence while enabling cost-efficient operations. In addition, it ensures ease and agility for evolving technology advancements within their existing install base, states the company. The modularity of the software allows for individual calculation modules to be improved and tested independently, and new modules can easily be plugged into the framework.

This enables the embedded calculation software and, by extension, the Multiphase Flow Meter performance to evolve with new modules as they become available, providing continuously updated support for the life of an oilfield, adds the firm.

The new features offered within the software will enable robust and efficient flow measurement to service increasingly demanding market needs. This technological advancement will ensure that the Multiphase Flow Meter continuously evolves in meeting customer expectations on their journey towards automation and digitalization, opines the company.

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