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13.06.2013

 

On 10-26 of April, 2013 an experimental research of the measuring unit “MERA-MM” manufactured by OOO “HMS Neftemash”, developed on the basis of multiphase flow meter NetOil&Gas manufactured by “Invensys”, was carried out on the state primary special standard of unit of mass flow rate of gas-liquid mixtures.

 

13.06.2013

 

On 19-22 of March, 2013 an experimental research of the tube measuring unit “TrIU-30” manufactured by OOO “Uraltechnostroy Corporation”, was carried out on the state primary special standard of unit of mass flow rate of gas-liquid mixtures.

 

27.05.2013

On 21-23 of May, 2013 the “MetrolExpo-2013” forum was held at the All-Russian Exhibition Center (Moscow) dedicated to the World Day of Metrology 9th Moscow International Forum «MetrolExpo-2013." The forum was organized by the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology with the cooperation of the Central Office of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. The schedule of the forum included a representative exhibition, describing the work of more than 250 participants on the maintenance and development of the uniformity of measurement, standardization and certification, symposium "Accuracy. Quality. Security" and a series of thematic round-table conferences. FGUP VNIIR actively participated in all the activities of the forum. The FGUP VNIIR’s display, describing the main areas of  activity of the Institute, and promotional handouts were highly appraised by the organizers of the forum.

 

15.05.2013

In May, 2013 an experimental research of the metrological characteristics of a mass flow meter, developed by ZAO “Akin” was carried out on the state primary special standard of unit of volumetric and mass flow rate of petroleum products.

 

29.04.2013

On April 23, 2013 a meeting of Technical Committee 024 took place in Moscow at the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology. The record of the meeting is posted at the official website of Technical Committee 024 www.tk024.ru

   

 

07.03.2013

From 3 to 6 of September, 2013 FGUP «VNIIR» is hosting an International metrology conference "Urgent matters of metrological measurement of flow rate and amount of liquids and gases" as part of the 20th International Specialized Exhibition "Petroleum. Gas. Petroleum chemistry ".

 

                              

15.01.2013

 

Certification of a State special 1st  rank standard of a length (level) unit in the range of 0.01 - 20 m took place on 15 of January.

By the Order of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology a committee was appointed, consisting of: Chairman of the Commission - A.V. Fafurin, Professor, Head of Department of the University of Technology; Deputy Chairman of the Commission - Lakhov V.M., Candidate of Physico-mathematical Sciences, Head of Metrology Department of Rosstandart of the Russian Federation. Members of the Commission: Ablatypov G.M., Reut G.I., Ivanov V.P., Migranov M.M.

The standard is designed to reproduce, store and transfer the size of the unit to standard measuring equipment of  second, third and fourth grades, and conduct level measurement using the matching method in accordance with the local accuracy chart for liquid level measuring equipment, approved by FGUP «VNIIR» on 24.01.2013.

The Standard was enforced and approved by the order of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (Rosstandart) of 04.02.2013.

The standard provides reproduction of the unit with absolute innacuracy of 0.25 mm, with a standard deviation of the result of the measurement not exceeding 0.09 mm, residual inaccuracy not exceeding 0.64 mm. Expanded uncertainty of level reproduction is 0,216 mm.

 
 

 

  15.06.2011

A meeting of the working group of Technical committee 024 took place in FGUP «VNIIR», at which drafts of the following standards were discussed:

1. GOST R 8.615 GSI "Measurement of the amount of extracted petroleum and petroleum gas. General metrological and technical requirements".

2. GOST GSI "State accuracy chart for measuring equipment for mass and volumetric liquid flow rate measurement."

3. GOST GSI "State accuracy chart for measuring equipment for mass and volumetric water flow rate measurement."

4. GOST GSI "State accuracy chart for measuring equipment for volumetric water content of petroleum and petroleum products measurement."

5. GOST GSI "State accuracy chart for measuring equipment for the measurement of volumetric and mass flow rate (volume and weight) of petroleum products."

 

  20.02.2012

From 20 to 24 February, 2012 an experimental research of Vx multiphase flow meter by Schlumberger  was carried out on the state primary special standard of gas-liquid mixtures mass flow rate unit.

 

 
 

 

  17.08.2012

The 2nd All-Russian research and practice conference "Urgent matters of metrological provision of liquid and gas metering" will be held in Kazan on 22-23 of November, 2012.

 

                             16.01.2012

From 16 to 20 of January, 2012 an experimental research of the “Portable metrological laboratory for measurement of crude petroleum and petroleum gas”, manufactured by OOO NPO “ISN” was carried out on the state primary special standard of unit of mass flow rate of gas-liquid mixtures .

 

 
 

 

                             20.12.2011

From 21 to 24 December, 2011 an experimental research of the “ULTRAFLOW” multiphase ultarsonic flowmeter, manufactured by Arzamas Instrument Plant JSC (designed by OOO “Industrial Company”) was carried out on the state primary special standard of unit of mass flow rate of gas-liquid mixtures.

 

  15.12.2011

From 20 to 24 February, 2012 an experimental research of Vx multiphase flow meter by Schlumberger  was carried out on the state primary special standard of gas-liquid mixtures mass flow rate unit.

In mid-December FGUP «VNIIR» conducted state tests of state primary standards. The commission on state tests highly appreciated the scientific and technical level of the standards. The work on extensive modernization of standards was also highly appreciated.

The following standards passed the state tests:

- State primary standard of the unit of mass flow rate GET 63;

- State primary special standard of the unit of volumetric water content of crude petroleum and petroleum products GET 87;

- State primary special standard of the unit of mass flow rate of gas-liquid mixtures.

 

 
 

 

                             24.11.2011

FGUP «VNIIR» hosted the All-Russia research and practice conference "Urgent matters of metrological provision of liquid and gas flow rate metering."

The conference, dedicated to the 45th anniversary of the Institute, was attended by representatives of more than 150 Russian and foreign organizations.

22 reports were presented at the conference. The conference also included a scheduled meeting of Technical Committee 024 "Metrological provision of production and metering of hydrocarbons".

Other materials of the conference, including the participants' reports can be obtained from the department of scientific and technical information, tel. ¹ (843) 272 41 94.

 

  26.09.2011

FGUP «VNIIR» and " Scientific and Research Institute for Oil and Oil Products Transportation (NII TNN) signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of improving the efficiency, reliability and security of transportation of petroleum and petroleum products.

The agreement provides for cooperation between organizations in the development of relevant priority projects in the field of pipeline transportation.

The main areas of cooperation are:

  • development and implementation of comprehensive prospective and current programs of improving the efficiency of petroleum and petroleum products transportation, including the reduction of  losses during the transportation of petroleum and petroleum products.
  • conduct of scientific and research, development and research, technological work in the field of transportation of crude petroleum and petroleum products, including work in the field of automated control of technical process of petroleum and petroleum products delivery, automated electricity metering systems and fire protection systems;

  • metrological provision of metering of amount of petroleum and petroleum products;

  • metrological provision of metering of water content of petroleum and petroleum products;

  • initiation of automated standards of volumetric and mass flow rate and quantity of liquids;

  • regulatory support of volumetric and mass measurement of petroleum and petroleum products;

  • research and development of highly reliable, metrologically appropriate systems of petroleum and petroleum products sampling from pipelines and measures of capacity;

  • development of methods and standard measuring equipment for the measurement of the amount of petroleum, water and associated gas in gas-liquid wellstreams;

  • development of verifying instruments for moisture meters, flow meters, liquid meters;

  • theoretical research and metrological justification of the volumetric method of measurement of the amount of petroleum and petroleum products;

  • development of a theoretical framework for the initiation of adaptive automated systems for the measurement of quantity and quality of petroleum and petroleum products;

  • theoretical justification of standard methods of measuring the amount of petroleum;

  • theoretical and experimental studies on metrological justification of highly reliable systems of petroleum and petroleum products sampling;

  • research and development of high-precision measuring equipment for the measurement of moisture content of petroleum;

  • theoretical research of metrological foundation of petroleum quality bank;

  • metrological support and testing of instruments and systems of flow and quantity measurement of liquid hydrocarbons (petroleum and petroleum products).

 

 
 

 

                            

08.09.2011

A meeting took place on 17.03.2011 dedicated to the establishment of "Gazprom" modern standard and testing facility for measuring equipment for the measurement of flow rate of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons.

Director of FGUP «VNIIR» V.G. Soloviev took part in the meeting dedicated to the establishment of "Gazprom" modern standard and testing facility for instruments for the measurement of flow rate of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. V.V. Smirnov, Head of Department of metrology and quality control of gas and liquid hydrocarbons of the Department of process control systems automatization of “Gazprom” was the Chairman of the meeting.

 

  01.07.2011

Visit of the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation to FGUP "VNIIR".

The Institute was officially visited by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation V.Y. Salamatov. The main topic of discussion during the visit was building of a State Standards Facility on the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan, designed for metrological provision of instruments for measuring the amount of petroleum, petroleum products, associated petroleum gas and natural gas in normal conditions. The technical specifications for the design and construction of the standards facility were prepared by FGUP «VNIIR» experts. The President of the Republic of Tatarstan R.N. Minnikhanov met with V.Y. Salamatov and Acting Director of FGUP «VNIIR» V.G. Soloviev to discuss the implementation of the project.

 

 
 

 

                            

15.06.2011

A meeting of FGUP «VNIIR» specialists with Kazan State Technological University scientists.

The institute was visited by a group of leading scientists of the Faculty of Petroleum and Petrochemicals of Kazan State Technological University. During the visit, the specialists of FGUP "«VNIIR»" informed the representatives of KSTU about the standards base of the institute. Further cooperation in the field of metrological provision of multiphase flow metering was among the questions discussed at the meeting.

 

  20.05.2011

Presentation on quality management system in COOMET.

At the meeting of the Quality Forum of Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrological Institutions (QSF COOMET) FGUP «VNIIR» successfully gave a presentation on quality management system. Experts of the Quality Forum appointed a preliminary date of the external verification of compliance of the Quality Management System with the requirements of ISO / IEC 17025 standard.

 

 
 

 

                                 

19.05.2011

A meeting of representatives of FGUP «VNIIR» and Schlumberger.

FGUP «VNIIR» was visited by representatives of Schlumberger - one of the world's leading companies, providing the petroleum and gas industry with full range of modern petroleum production technologies, project management services and information solutions. During the visit, representatives of Schlumberger examined the standards reference base of the Institute. Questions discussed at the joint meeting include the implementation of joint projects and scientific and technical cooperation.

 

                          19.05.2011

The Institute’s participation in MetrolExpo’ 2011 exhibition.

From 17 to 19 of May, 2011 FGUP «VNIIR» experts took part in the 7th exhibition-competition of measuring, testing and laboratory equipment. The institute was awarded for active participation in the forum. The diploma was presented by Deputy Head of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology V.N. Krutikov.

 

 
 

 

                             

13.05.2011

A meeting of representatives of FGUP «VNIIR» and Schlumberger.

FGUP «VNIIR» was visited by representatives of Schlumberger - one of the world's leading companies, providing the petroleum and gas industry with full range of modern petroleum production technologies, project management services and information solutions. During the visit, representatives of Schlumberger examined the standards reference base of the Institute. Questions discussed at the joint meeting include the implementation of joint projects and scientific and technical cooperation.

The 12th Meeting of the Technical Committee 024 "Metrological provision of hydrocarbons metering". On 12-13 of May a meeting of Technical Committee 024, branch of FGUP «VNIIR», took place at Shashin’s OAO "Tatneft" and OOO "Tatintec" in Almetyevsk. Among the topics discussed at the meeting were normative documents, developed by the Institute, in the field of metrological support of metering of associated petroleum gas, storage tanks, pipelines, changes in GOST R 8.615. The program of the Technical Committee included the presentation of metrology facilities incorporated into the structure of OAO "Tatneft", the participants examined the work of construction and automation of "TANECO" refinery in Nizhnekamsk.

 

  06.05.2011

FGUP «VNIIR» representatives’ visit to PTB.

From 3 to 6 of May, 2011 representatives of FGUP «VNIIR» were on a working visit to Federal Physical and Technical Institute - National Metrology Institute of Germany (PTB). Among the questions discussed during the visit were international cooperation of national metrology institutes («VNIIR» and PTB) in the field of carrying out activities on metrological provision of liquid and gas metering.