Production & SCM
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, January 5-11: Control engineers and management, PID loop tuning advice, oil recovery techniques, more
Articles about 7 things control engineers should know about management, learning PID loop turning from an expert, thermal enhanced oil recovery techniques, PLC and DCS programming, and Industry 4.0 and the IoT for factory automation were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from last week, January 5-11.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, December 29 to January 4: Control engineers and management, industrial automation video, PLC and DCS programming, more
Articles about 7 things control engineers should know about management, industrial automation video, PLC and DCS programming, gaining a production system, and MES and batch manufacturing were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from last week, December 29 to January 4. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Turkmenistan is poised to be a major provider of gas to the east via Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Pipeline (TAPI). The proposed Trans-Caspian pipeline could be a viable option to transport to the west, but due to the loggerhead over delimitation of the Caspian Sea between the littoral states, this major project remains a pipe dream for now.
SI Insights: CFE Media spoke with representatives from some of the 2014 System Integration Giants to get their views on how the oil and gas market will evolve and what role their companies expect to play with automation and control system integration.
The era of cheap gasoline is here again, but it caught the industry in a precarious situation, as it may become an unprofitable business to produce oil and gas from shale formations. It could potentially turn the boom into a bust. However, production is up in the U.S.
Maverick Technologies is the 2015 System Integrator of the Year in the large system integrator category.
Europe fears its energy ties to Russia, but most countries refuse to embrace fracking as an alternative. Will more information change hearts and minds? What is technology's role?
New showcase site includes high-tech demonstrations of the company’s latest products. Video: Paul Bonner explains how the facility will be used to help prospects and customers from a variety of industries understand specialized product offerings.
Process manufacturers have to deal with basic head count challenges. The answer may be fewer people than you think, but how do you find the right number?
With the recent Siemens announcement that it will purchase gas compressor and turbine supplier Dresser-Rand Group Inc., Siemens is well-poised to stake its claim as a heavyweight rival to GE, according to IHS.