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Interface level measurement in condensate and mix water

Level measurement to measure the interface measurement between condensate and mix water.

The customer is one of the leading oil & gas company in Malaysia. This application is at one of the oil rig platform located at peninsula Malaysia. This application is to measure the interface level in between condensate and mix water for their Knock Out Drum located at cellar deck.

Interface level measurement in condensate and mix water ©Endress+Hauser

Results

  • Measured the condensation (Top Level) at normal flooded condition which in the bypass chamber. The measurement works well and shows the expected values.

Challenge

• Interface measurement with emulsion layer.
• Sludge exist from time to time during process.
• Existing FMP41C failed due to suspect medium seeped in and cause false echo which trigger the alarm.

Application info

Medium info = Condensate and water mixture
Vessel capacity = 230m³
Process pressure = 8.18 barg
Process temperature = 37.2 Degree C

Benefits

  • The customer satisfy with a stabile and accurate measurement even with emulsion layer.

  • High reliability of measurement and better process control.

  • Easy commissioning and operation.

Instrument Used

Hybrid probe Levelflex FMP55 Sensor Fusion with capacitance and guided radar measuring principle in one device.

Contact

Ching Ching Ng
Endress+Hauser (M) Sdn. Bhd. 4th Floor, Lot 10, Jalan Astaka U8/84 Sekyen U8 40150 Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia
Tel.: +603 7843 3848
Fax: +603 7843 3800
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