Emerson strengthens liquid hydrocarbon flow computer to seamlessly integrate with Flow-Cal’s Enterprise Liquids measurement syst

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Flow-Cal’s liquid file format provides new capabilities to the ROC800L to enable users to accurately measure flow, improve productivity, reduce costs and increase measurement data security with better insight to their operation

HOUSTON (July 9, 2013) – Emerson Process Management and Flow-Cal Inc., the market leader in measurement data management for natural gas and petroleum liquids, announced that Flow-Cal’s liquids CFX file format is now generated in the Emerson ROC800L flow computer. This added capability within Emerson’s flow computer creates a seamless interface from the field to Flow-Cal’s Enterprise Liquids measurement system. Users of Emerson’s flow computer have the ability to rapidly deploy this solution, improve productivity, reduce cost and increase measurement data security with better insight to their operations.

The version 7 CFX file format allows for the import of liquid data into the FLOWCAL measurement application which automates the complex process of batch and ticket processing. Data generated from the CFX file includes flow information, CTL and CPL, meter configuration, and analysis. The Flow-Cal CFX file format is a secure, binary format which retains data integrity by ensuring the measurement data cannot be changed or manipulated. Generating the file format within the Emerson flow computer offers an additional level of data security. 

“The CFX export created by the ROC800L meets all the requirements of Flow-Cal’s latest format for liquid measurement,” states Michael Squyres, president of Flow-Cal, Inc. “This simplifies the process of an operator using Flow-Cal’s industry leading application to validate, edit and report the data provided by the ROC800L. Working together, Flow-Cal and Emerson offer another seamless solution to address the latest needs of our evolving industry.”

The ROC800L covers a wide variety of applications for liquid handling across a full range of liquid hydrocarbons, including crude oil, refined products, special application products, lubricating oils, and light hydrocarbons. The ROC800L leverages the easy-to-use architecture of the ROCseries, offering fill-in-the blank configuration that brings users online faster.

The recent modifications to the ROC800L have been in response to the demands of the growing liquids market,” says Craig Llewellyn, president, Emerson Process Management, Remote Automation Solutions. “Generating the CFX file will improve operations by offering a new level of data security and seamless integration for our clients.”

Learn more about the ROC800L and other Remote Automation Solutions from Emerson Process Management at www.EmersonProcess.com/Remote and by contacting your local sales office.

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™, Bettis™ and AMS Suite.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world.  The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions.  Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Flow-Cal, Inc.

Flow-Cal, Inc., a Houston-based software developer, is the industry-leader in measurement data management for natural gas and petroleum liquids.  Flow-Cal’s software is used throughout the industry to validate, recalculate, store and report measurement data from field devices, and link that information to users and stakeholders throughout an organization. Flow-Cal’s full line of measurement software applications range from simple, inexpensive data management and reporting programs (designed for smaller companies) to enterprise-wide applications that are utilized by Fortune 500 companies.

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