Technical Familiaristion

Introduction to Metering

 In this course we look at accuracy, uncertainty and repeatability in metering, and the importance of metering accuracy for custody transfer purposes. 

What's included?

Course Description 

Measuring the flow of fluids and gases plays a significant role in oil and gas operations. Many types of flow meters are used and an overview of some will be provided in this module.

We will look at accuracy, uncertainty and repeatability in metering, and the importance of metering accuracy for custody transfer purposes.

 We will also learn that when selecting a suitable flow meter for a given application, accuracy and performance requirements must be taken into account along with anticipated fluid or gas properties.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:
  • Explain what metering is 

  • Demonstrate why we meter within the oil and gas industry 

  • Identify common types of meters and the principles of their operation 

  • Appreciate the importance of metering accuracy