Saudi plants install V-Cone meters

Saudi Aramco has installed two V-Cone flow meters for its Udhailiyah and Shedgum gas plants in eastern Saudi Arabia.To handle wet gas, a 6-in. meter was purchased for the Udhailiyah plant. For the Shedgum plant and to handle gas with condensate from the Khuff gas field, a 10-in. meter was installed.McCrometer, Hemet, Calif., supplied both meters.Differential measurementsThe V-Cone flow meter provides differential pressure (Dp) flow metering with an accuracy of up to It can measure even the most disturbed flow without the upstream or downstream straight-piping requirements of other meters, says McCrometer, making it suitable for tight-space applications and retrofits.The meter can be sized...

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