About Oil & Gas Measurement Podcast
Launched in January 2022, the Oil & Gas Measurement Podcast is hosted by oil and gas measurement expert Weldon Wright.
The monthly podcast is released on the third Wednesday of the month. Each episode focuses on a specific area of measurement that is designed to transfer knowledge from an industry expert to the listening audience.
The goal of the podcast is to provide information and insights to measurement supervisors, field technicians, engineers, back-office personnel, and other individuals that are responsible for supporting measurement operations in their company.
- Listen to the Pilot Episode of the Oil & Gas Measurement Podcast featuring Weldon Wright and Russel Treat.
About the Host: Weldon Wright
Weldon Wright is the General Manager of Gas Certification Institute (GCI), which provides measurement operations support for oil and gas companies.
Weldon is a seasoned oil and gas professional with a proven management and measurement track record. He has 30+ years of experience that includes natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, and refined products measurement, combined with a healthy dose of SCADA and IT administration experience in the midstream, transportation pipeline, and utility sectors.
Prior to joining GCI, Weldon worked for FLOW-CAL/Quorum as a Sr. Product Specialist after having served as a Measurement Director for Energy Transfer and Measurement/SCADA Director for Southern Union.
Oil & Gas Measurement Podcast: Topics Covered
Measurement is a very technical area of the oil and gas industry. Each episode tackles a new topic in measurement designed to expand the listener’s knowledge base. The podcast covers topics that include:
- Analysis and Gas Quality
- Custody Transfer Measurement
- Data Analytics
- Emerging Technology
- End Devices
- Measurement Basics (Measurement 101)
- Methane Gas (RNG) and Hydrogen
- Regulatory and Standards Updates (e.g. API, AGA, and GPA)
- Software Tools
- System Balances – Unaccounted