Article | April 16, 2019

Reducing Uncertainties In Gas Custody Transfer Measurement

Source: KROHNE, Inc.

Accuracy equals money when it comes to gas custody transfer — the transaction created when gas is transported from one operator to another — so flow meters used in the process are essentially acting as cash registers.

In a common scenario, a local gas company buys its product from a supplier in another state. The pipeline between producer and distributor performs like a trucking company, transporting the gas for a fee. All the parties have an interest in accurately measuring the throughput.