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Courtesy: Bedrock Automation
Sponsored White Paper October 24, 2018

Industrial Control Systems Life Cycle Cost Analysis – Content Evaluation

The white paper provides a template for conducting a quantitative vendor analysis of PLC, SCADA, DCS or other industrial control system (ICS) offerings.

By Bedrock Automation
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Oil and Gas October 21, 2018

Study explores prolonging the useful life of lubricants

A study from Stanford University explores how to make foaming oil in lubricants last whether it's for a car or a wind turbine.

By Andrew Myers
Courtesy: Siemens
Motors, Drives October 17, 2018

Frame motor

The MV449 frame motor features an industry leading power output with up to 400HP and can increase customer motor efficiency over 1.5%.

By Siemens Industry, Inc.
Courtesy: Bentley Systems
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 15, 2018

Digital twin collaboration advances brownfield process operations management

Siemens and Bentley's collaboration of PlantSight links the design/build and operate/maintain aspects of oil and gas assets and other brownfield applications.

By Bob Vavra
Courtesy: ITT Goulds Pumps
Plumbing, Pumping October 15, 2018

Multi-stage low flow, high-head pump

The VICR has a compact design and reduced number of stages from the radial impeller configuration that can produce more head per stage.

By ITT Goulds Pumps
Courtesy: Niresh Behari
HMI, OI October 9, 2018

Growing role of human/machine interaction in risk management

A risk management evaluation for safety-critical equipment (SCE), including use of a risk matrix, is fundamental to controlling operating hazards, but even proven industry hazard determination templates won’t work with outdated data.

By Niresh Behari
Courtesy: WTI Midland basis forward curves from CME.
Oil and Gas October 4, 2018

Technology improvements driving down Permian Basin oil production costs

Oil production in the Permian Basin has nearly doubled since early 2016 thanks to technology improvements and there are no signs of slowdown in the short- or long-term.

By Josh Schulte