Non-chemical flow assurance takes on deep and ultra deep frontiers

Alwazzan, Amir
April 2010
Offshore;Apr2010, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p94
Trade Publication
The article discusses the identification of non-chemical flow assurance risks and other related threats in offshore oil drilling operations. It cites that the threats can be handled properly if they can be identified in the design process. It notes that fluid sampling can be used to quantify the risks since there is a direct relation between the water produced and the handling equipment design. INSET: Hydrate formation and wax deposition.


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