*Now offered online.
The importance of measurement cannot be overstated, and this course provides participants a solid foundation to understand the impact of not following industry standards and best practices for measurement certainty. Seemingly minor discrepancies can have far-reaching results: adverse impact to revenue, noncompliance issues, breach of contracts, and possible litigation, so the need for accurate measurement is imperative.
Our instructors have extensive industry experience and subject matter expertise; many are also involved in developing gas measurement industry standards. Understanding of how these standards relate to processes, technology, and techniques provides understanding of why procedures are performed in a specific manner, which is the ideal environment for personnel and the companies that employ them.
- Describe the fundamentals of gas flow measurement, including natural gas chemistry and physical behavior
- Evaluate common standard conditions of measurement in quantity and quality determination
- Recognize the laws that define the behavior of gases
- Apply the best practices of electronic flow measurement
- Properly conduct and witness a meter test
- Distinguish industry standards for custody transfer and non-custody transfer measurement
- Recognize how language in measurement contracts guides field operation procedures
- Overcome challenges in collecting representative samples
- Employ various sampling techniques
- Understand how gas chromatography is used to determine the quality of a gas and to calculate its physical properties
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Measurement technicians and engineers, other field personnel, auditors, and analysts
REQUIREMENTS FOR ONLINE CLASSES
- A computer (Windows-based is preferred.)
- Reliable internet connection
- Web camera
- Microphone / headset
SPECIAL NOTE FOR ONLINE CLASSES
The times for all online classes are in the U.S. Central Time Zone during standard business hours. Please contact us to discuss other training options that may be better suited to your needs and location.
- Gas measurement fundamentals
- Units of measurement
- Volume determination measurement devices
- Orifice meter test procedures
- Witnessing meter test inspections
- Measurement contracts
- Gas sampling and chromatographic gas analysis
- Techniques for gas spot sampling
- Inspecting orifice meter tubes
- Fundamentals of gas chromatography
- Flow computers and their applications