Situational awareness – a new paradigm in HMI

  On the afternoon of 23 March 2005, the BP Texas City refinery in Texas was rocked by a series of explosions when a distillation tower in a hydrocarbon isomerisation unit flooded and sent a geyser of liquid into the air, producing a cloud of highly-flammable vapour that was promptly ignited by an idling pickup truck. […]

LTE the ultimate in mobility? Think again, 5G is on its way!

  Long term evolution (LTE) is not the ultimate in broadband mobility, it is just the beginning. While the new 5G is not yet out of the research laboratories – with several parameters and standards still to be finalised by organisations like IEEE, 5G Forum, the International Telecommunications Union and others – it is waiting […]

Dynamic flow measurement system for tanker offloading

  Shipping across Egypt instead of through the Suez canal is cheaper, quicker, and more flexible, but it requires custody transfer metering that is accurate with billing acceptable to owner, customer, and Sumed – the transport company. Ain Sukha offloading terminal for very large crude carriers (VLCC) is particularly problematic for dynamic flow measurement due […]