CAPPA Seminar: Fundamentals of Liquid Measurement 

April 24, 2018
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Venue:University of Calgary, Downtown Campus, 906 – 8th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB

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Day of Registration: 7:45 am

Meals provided: morning coffee break, Lunch, afternoon coffee break.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions.

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Liquid Measurement

  1. Fundamentals of Meter Operation
    1. Why we measure the liquids in oil and gas
    2. Typical meters for liquids – turbine, PD, Coriolis
    3. Volume calculation
    4. Correction of volume to standard temperature and pressure
      1. Case Study: Volume calculation
    5. Tank gauging in production
  2. SCADA and Leak Detection
    1. Meter signal and volume information
    2. Secondary devices, end devices, flow computer, EFM
    3. Data gathering in a SCADA system
  3. Custody and Production Meters
    1. Meters used in production measurement
    2. Meters used in liquid custody transfer measurement
    3. Meters used in trucking liquids
    4. Proving meters
      1. Case Study: Meter proving report
  4.  Regulations
    1. Regulations and accuracy standards in BC OGC, AB AER, SK ECON
    2. Standards in liquid measurement: API, Measurement Canada
  5. Quality Measurement
    1. Production quality – S&W/water-cut, density
      1. Case Study: Using the Net Oil Calculation for water cut
    2. Custody transfer quality – S&W, density, sulphur, viscosity
  6. Accounting Practices
    1. Volume data to field data capture system
    2. Field data capture to Petrinex
    3. Audit trail of data
  7. Conclusion and questions



Maureen Evers-Dakers, P.Tech (Eng) 

Maureen graduated from NAIT in Hydrocarbon Engineering Technology. She started her career with a major oil gas producer and has worked in the field of measurement, instrumentation and automation. She spent time in Calgary head office as well as field and district office locations. She has extensive experience in Heavy Oil, Pipelines, Oil and Gas Production, Midstream and Waste operations.

Maureen has experience in all regulatory and standards that apply to measurement and has provided guidance and recommendations to operators to ensure compliance. She is the now the principle of Measurement Guru Ltd., a measurement consulting firm.

In 2015, Maureen was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in Measurement from the Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement.

Maureen is a Professional Technologist-Engineer with the ASET.


Members $398 plusGST 

Non-members $478 plusGST (not a member? Click hereto apply for membership)

Non-member plus new CAPPA membership $547 plusGST

Registration deadline: Noon April 18, 2018

Cancellation policy:

Cancellations must be received by email tooffice@cappa.orgin order to cancel event registration.

The following refund policy applies to this event:

Full refunds will be given if cancellation to CAPPA occurs prior to midnight on April 9, 2018

A 50% refund will be given if cancellation to CAPPA occurs prior to midnight on April 17, 2018

Refunds will not be given after April 17th.

A $20 administration fee is applies to full and partial refunds.

Registration, however, may be transferred to another attendee without an administration fee. Please notify CAPPA of the transfer to another attendee. The original registrant would be responsible to sort the payment out offline with the new attendee.