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JP3 Launches Vapor Pressure Analyzer
to Ensure Low Crude Volatility during Transport
For Immediate Release:
Austin (May 11, 2015) – JP3 Measurement announces the launch of the industry’s first in-line, field deployable, optical
vapor pressure analyzer - the Verax VPATM. For the first time, operators can measure vapor pressure in condensate and
crude oil in real time with no sample conditioning.
Developed specifically to measure the volatility of crude oil, NGL and condensate, the Verax VPA provides real-time
measurement of vapor pressure (RVP, TVP or VPCR) during processing or loading operations. The VPA provides
operators the ability to measure the vapor pressure of crude before and during loading, thus ensuring that its volatility
has been reduced to safe transportation levels. From 2008 and 2013, the number of crude oil originated rail car loads
increased from 9,500 to almost 400,000, according to AAR (
Matt Thomas, JP3 President and CEO, said, “The Verax VPA is the first technology focused on giving operators more
control over the crude and condensate that is being transported on rail or over the road. We are pleased to provide this
new analyzer for the oil and gas markets, not only to increase economic efficiency but also to reduce the level of risk
during transportation.”
By measuring with probes directly in the pipeline at operating pressure and temperature, the Verax VPA eliminates any
concern of paraffin clogging, often associated with measuring vapor pressure. The VPA will return a measurement every
30 seconds to ensure that the product being loaded or unloaded meets vapor pressure specifications from start to finish.
In addition, the unit works on loading skids and stations, needing only 24 volts DC power to operate. The process
connection is a simple process bypass, consuming zero product.
Using patented Near-Infrared optical spectroscopy and advanced communications, the Verax VPA provides real time
data, communicates directly to your control system, and gives the user unprecedented levels of monitoring and
control over the product being handled.
Verax VPATM is a trademark of JP3 Measurement, LLC.
About JP3 Measurement
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, JP3 Measurement was founded in 2005 and provides the industry’s only field
deployable, real time, in-line optical analyzer for both liquid and natural gas measurement. With hundreds of
measurement points in the field, JP3 is focused on improving the quality of hydrocarbon measurement and process
control for the Oil & Gas industry.
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