Every minute in GCC large quantities of liquids and gases such as crude and refined oil, petrochemicals, natural gas and water are processed, transported and distributed. At each point where a transaction occurs, a measurement is performed. To bill the quantity of liquid or gas, flow meters are used. Often, both the quantity and the quality of the liquid or gas are measured.
A measurement error of just 0.1% can make a difference of millions of riyals annually in a large oil or gas pipeline. The parties involved, therefore, attach great value to reliable measurements that are traceable to international measurement standards.
Therefore accurate & traceable flow measurement is very important for flow transactions, owing to the financial value they represent. Through our extensive knowledge and experience, PICSARABIA has built up a solid reputation in GCC, especially in power generation, petrochemical, oil & gas and water industry.
PICSARABIA provides various services in the area of mass and volumetric flow measurement to a diverse range of clients, including suppliers of measurement equipment, oil and gas producers, power plants, petrochemical producing complexes, utility companies, gas transportation and distribution companies all over GCC.
With it extensive experience in the field of measurement PICSARABIA has built first of its kind & only – Custody Transfer Flow meter calibration in Saudi Arabia.
Facility in Saudi Arabia using Gravimetric Method
PICSARABIA has developed a primary standard flow calibration skid based on the Gravimetric principle. This high-precision ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration setup has been primarily designed for the calibration of Custody flow meters as its calibration measurement provides an impressive ±0.05% expanded uncertainty.
PICSARABIA is accredited and approved as third party calibration laboratory by ARAMCO, SABIC, SEC, MAADEN, & SWCC. This is in addition to its accreditation by IAS. It is worth mentioning that PICSARABIA is the only calibration laboratory in the middle east which is approved by ARAMCO P&CSD. PICSARABIA was granted an approval from SAUDI ARAMCO in 2018, got the technical acceptance for calibrating and repairing turbine, positive displacement, Coriolis, and ultrasonic flow meters up to 12 inches. Apart from flow meters, PICSARABIA got technical acceptance to calibrate and certify the pressure and temperature equipment used in royalty, custody and process measurement.
The worst uncertainty reached through this method is 0.05%. Uncertainty as good as 0.01% has been achieved in our laboratory.
This calibration method offers various advantages; a calibration in true mass flow, adapted to all major brands, a fast turnaround time and calibration with customer specific requirement with a total compliance to the OEM specifications.
With this method we are capable of calibrating all types of industrial flow meters (Turbine,Coriolis,Electromagnetic, Vortex, Positive displacement, Ultrasonic, Mass flow meters etc) from 1/2″ to 12″ line size with respect to any class and type of connection.
Repair services by Flow Meter Experts
Strong from its many years of cumulative experience of Technical capability, PICSARABIA is a GCC leader in the calibration of metering instruments. Our established expertise in the calibration of instruments and refurbishing of flow meters, make us the ideal partner to solve your daily measurement issues. Clients appreciate PICSARABIA customized services and warrant of quality service, day after day.