August 2000

Fluid Flow

Standardizing emerging metering and electronics technologies

Use these guidelines for testing and analyzing new technologies for custody transfer applications

Sivaraman, S., McCartney, A., SS Tech Services

In the field of custody transfer measurements, many technologies have emerged and achieved standardization and many new technologies have yet to achieve that status. This process has not been easy and can be frustrated by a lack of confidence, technical ignorance, monopoly concerns and, in some markets, fear of litigation. The reasons for such apprehensions may vary. Unsubstantiated claims by manufacturers (or at least that perception within the petroleum industry), lack of sufficient test data and differing test methodologies may be other major factors contributing to such unease. There is an absence of a coordinated, consistent approach between manufacturers, international/national stand

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