May 2016, Vol. 243, No. 5


CMA Actuators Enable Shale Gas Well Compliance with EPA Mandates

Special to Pipeline & Gas Journal Rotork CMA electric control valve actuators provide an efficient and reliable process control solution that enables remote shale gas installations to operate in compliance with new U.S. government environmental legislation related to venting and greenhouse gas emissions. In the past, spring diaphragm actuators powered by the produced gas have been used, but now the Environmental Protection Agency mandates the lowering of fugitive emissions caused by bleed gas. Because many shale wells and flow lines are unmanned and located in remote areas, they are difficult and expensive to monitor. Therefore, new actuator technology provides an ideal solution to aut

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