automatic custody transfer


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automatic custody transfer

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′kəs·təd·ē ‚tranz·fər]
(petroleum engineering)
Automatic system for measuring and sampling oil or petroleum products at points of receipt or delivery.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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De acuerdo con lo expuesto, las unidades de medicion son de tipo LACT (Lease Automatic Custody Transfer); para dicha medicion, entonces, se usan equipamientos LACT de medicion dinamica de alta precision para realizar automaticamente la transferencia de custodia de hidrocarburos liquidos, con lo que se determina--de manera confiable--el volumen neto y la calidad del fluido.
[8] American Petroleum Institute (API), spec 11N Specification for Lease Automatic Custody Transfer (LACT) Equipment.
offers the Moyno[R] 2000 progressing cavity pumps for use in producing lease automatic custody transfer (LACT) applications in the oil and gas industry.
These systems include completed skid mounted gas sales metering systems, Lease Automatic Custody Transfer (L.A.C.T.) units for onshore and offshore custody transfer measurement, calibrated pipe provers and prefabricated structural assemblies as well as instrumentation packages and consoles.

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