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Ed Farmer

Ed Farmer

Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow, is the author of the ISA book "Detecting Leaks in Pipelines." He has more than 40 years of experience in the "high tech" part of the oil industry.

Recent Posts:

Raw Beginnings: The Evolution of Offshore Oil Industry Pipeline Safety

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of t...
Ed Farmer Jun 24, 2019 9:00:28 AM

Why You Must Factor Maintenance Into the Cost of Any Industrial System

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of t...
Ed Farmer Jun 5, 2019 9:00:35 AM

What Is the Connection Between All of the Inputs and the Output of an Industrial Process?

This guest blog post was written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, industrial process expert and author of th...
Ed Farmer Apr 10, 2019 10:42:46 AM

Three Decades of Life with Pipeline Leak Detection

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Sep 10, 2018 10:42:20 AM

What Observations Improve Specificity in Pipeline Leak Detection?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Aug 6, 2018 10:42:40 AM

What Are the Performance Measures for Pipeline Leak Detection?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Jul 11, 2018 10:42:13 AM

What Is the Impact of Theft, Accidents, and Natural Losses From Pipelines?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Apr 11, 2018 10:42:52 AM

Is Theft the New Frontier for Process Control Equipment?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Mar 7, 2018 10:42:12 AM

What You Can Learn About Pipeline Leaks From Government Statistics

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Feb 7, 2018 10:42:04 AM

How to Optimize Pipeline Leak Detection: Focus on Design, Equipment and Insightful Operating Practices

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book...
Ed Farmer Jan 10, 2018 10:42:28 AM

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