SONIC-NOZZLE SYSTEM PROVES TURBINE METERS AT ACTUAL FLOW RATES
Jim Beeson Arkla Energy Resources Shreveport, La. Arkla Energy Resources, Shreveport, La., has developed and is currently using a mobile sonic-nozzle meter prover that permits proving at the actual flow rates. The sonic-nozzle proving equipment is in use on 3-8 in. gas turbine meters at meter station sites. The prover also contains a gas chromatograph which is used in actual mass flow computations.