Measurement Excellence Training

For measurement technicians, meter shop apprentices, field and regulator maintenance crew


October 6-8, 2020 | MEA Training Center | Bloomington, MN

The objective of the Measurement Excellence Course is to have the attendee gain a comprehensive overview of the principles of natural gas measurement.

This 2.5 day hands-on training class includes the following topics:

  • Physical properties of natural gas
  • Fundamentals of regulators-pilot operated with hands-on elements
  • Fundamentals of turbo meters & tear down with hands-on elements
  • Measurement with diaphragm meters includes hands-on elements
  • Measurement with rotary meters includes hands-on elements
  • Measurement with turbine meters includes hands-on elements
  • Electronic volume correctors with hands-on elements
  • Overview of meters

Schedule At-A-Glance

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

07:30 AM – 08:00 AM     Continental breakfast available (small breakfast items and beverages provided)
08:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Classroom sessions, including hands-on
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM     Lunch provided on site
12:30 PM – 04:00 PM     Classroom sessions, including hands-on
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM     Happy Hour and Networking Reception hosted by MEA – Location TBD

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

07:30 AM – 08:00 AM     Continental breakfast available (small breakfast items and beverages provided)
08:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Classroom sessions, including hands-on
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM     Lunch provided on site
12:30 PM – 04:00 PM     Classroom sessions, including hands-on

Thursday, October 8, 2020

07:30 AM – 08:00 AM     Continental breakfast available (small breakfast items and beverages provided)
08:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Classroom sessions, including hands-on
12:00 PM                          Adjourn

If you have any questions, please contact John Gann at (651) 289-9600 x105.

Host Facility


MEA Energy Association – Training Center 
7825 Telegraph Road
Bloomington, MN   55438
(651) 289-9600

Registration


Member Rate $475/person
Non-member Rate $675/person

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Hotel


Holiday Inn Bloomington W MSP Airport Area
5120 American Blvd West
Bloomington, MN   55437

Reserve your room online or call (952) 831-9595 by September 21, 2020 to receive the negotiated group rate of $95 per night.

Make a Reservation

Transportation


Transport from airport to hotel:

Uber: $19  | Taxi: $24

Complimentary hotel shuttle: Hours of operation 4:00 AM – 11:59 PM (trip options include airport to hotel and hotel to MEA Training Center)

Rental car facilities available at MSP: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty

Air Travel


The nearest airport is MSP, an estimated 20 minutes from the hotel.

Parking


Complimentary parking is available at the hotel for registered guests.

Complimentary parking is also available at MEA.

Highlights


  • Classroom fundamentals including physical properties of natural gas
  • Hands-on training conducted by seasoned industry experts
  • Focused on safety
  • Certificate of completion

At the end of this 2.5 day training, students will be able to:

  • Describe the physical properties of natural gas
  • Tear down turbo meters
  • Read and measure using diaphragm, rotary, and turbine meters
  • Understand the use of electronic volume correctors

Industry expert instructors

A low student to instructor ratio of 10:1 offers one-on-one time with skilled meter professionals, where topics and scenarios are discussed in depth.

In-depth knowledge

Skilled demonstrations of various meters: rotary, turbo, diaphragm, turbine, and electric volume correctors.

In-person, hands-on learning

Students have the opportunity to participate and receive close attention during highly rated MEA hands-on training.