TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Alwazzan, Amir
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Offshore;Apr2010, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
49135668

 

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