January 2014, Vol. 241 No. 1

Web Exclusive

Enhanced SCADA Alarm Management Using Machine Learning

The SCADA system is the first line of defense for protection and oversight of any pipeline. Monitoring the various alarms and alerts in a pipeline operation’s SCADA system, however, can be like trying to drink from a fire hose. Thousands of alarm points throughout a system, all reporting 24/7, require a significant investment in alarm management, which has become the next area for major developments in SCADA design. Outgrowing standard control room concept All SCADA systems are rule-based. When liquids in a tank reach a preset point, an alarm notification is triggered in the Human-Machine Interface (HMI) within the control room. All alarm levels – high, high-high, lo

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine in print or digital format and gain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the PGJ archives per month. $199 for an annual subscription.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the PGJ Archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. $1,395 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426.

Related Articles


{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}