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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the BHR 19th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: BHR-2019-201
... pipeline capillary wall slug flow kinetic model bhr group mpt2019 concentration interface efficiency upstream oil & gas gas hydrate formation particle water droplet crystallization closure parameter supersaturation flow assurance hydrate formation mass transfer...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the BHR 19th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: BHR-2019-231
... ABSTRACT Hydrate management has become a key topic in flow assurance due to the oil & gas production in cold environments (deep waters) and due to the high flow rates of water, especially in brownfields. Considering this, a hydrates formation and transport model is formulated and coupled...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the BHR 19th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: BHR-2019-533
... it is accurate and easy to implement for flow assurance engineers. 1. INTRODUCTION Sand management in multiphase flow operated pipelines is crucial in both onshore and offshore fields. As a matter of fact, solid particles can be produced from the reservoir and either transported or accumulated in the flow...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 7–9, 2017
Paper Number: BHR-2017-005
...Prediction of asphaltene precipitation risk in oil wells using a coupled hydro-thermodynamic model E Al-Safran Petroleum Engineering Department, Kuwait University, Kuwait ABSTRACT Asphaltene precipitation and deposition is a major flow assurance challenge, which manifests itself in reservoir...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 7–9, 2017
Paper Number: BHR-2017-039
... the first attempt at such a direct coupling, and illustrate the application of this approach to an example case study. 3. ALGORITHM DESCRIPTION 3.1 Transient model By fully integrating established hydrate formation models with a transient flow simulator, the Hydrate Flow Assurance Simulation Tool (HyFAST...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 7–9, 2017
Paper Number: BHR-2017-243
... it is cooled down and mixed with the liquid. There are numerous challenges when designing a subsea compression plant such as ÅSC from a flow assurance perspective. Safe hydrate design and the ability to handle liquid transients are essential for reliable operation and must be built into all parts...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 7–9, 2017
Paper Number: BHR-2017-259
... of process needs and flow assurance challenges. Required functionality might include enhanced pipeline corrosion protection, pipeline temperature control, improved process efficiency, compressor anti-surge cooling, gas dehydration and hydrate formation control. The multiphase cooler is an integral building...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 7–9, 2017
Paper Number: BHR-2017-425
... lead to flexible strategies with mitigations that can limit downsides and capture unexpected upsides. While there has been significant focus on risk and uncertainty in the subsurface (1,2), application of such approaches for flow assurance design and operation has lagged. The work here details concepts...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 17th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 10–12, 2015
Paper Number: BHR-2015-H3
... plans. Furthermore, this paper also provides good insight into the capabilities and limitations of the hydrate kinetics and transportation models available in the industry for a gas dominated system. gas flowrate simulation pressure difference water ingress flow assurance hydrate formation...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 17th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 10–12, 2015
Paper Number: BHR-2015-J1
...Operating envelope generation to extract maximum value from steady state modelling of multiphase pipelines J Hinsley Integrated Process Analysis Ltd on behalf of INTECSEA (UK) Ltd, UK L Liebana Flow Assurance Department, INTECSEA (UK) Ltd, UK ABSTRACT Reliable multiphase flow simulators have...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 12–14, 2013
Paper Number: BHR-2013-B1
... Managing flow assurance uncertainty through stochastic methods and life of field multiphase simulation A E Johnson1, T Bellion1, T Lim1, M Montini1, A I Humphrey2 1 FEESA Ltd, UK 2 BP Exploration, UK ABSTRACT Multiphase simulators are used widely by flow assurance engineers but the inputs...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 12–14, 2013
Paper Number: BHR-2013-D1
... and low temperatures. These conditions are almost always encountered in deep water hydrocarbon production systems, therefore hydrates remain the number one flow assurance issue related to deep water offshore production. The formation of a hydrate plug can occur very rapidly and may cost millions...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 12–14, 2013
Paper Number: BHR-2013-D2
... event bhr group 2013 manifold pressure reservoir surveillance pipeline plug depressurisation hydrate plug hydrate blockage manifold production monitoring onshore flow assurance 2013. BHR Group 2013 Multiphase 16 ...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 12–14, 2013
Paper Number: BHR-2013-D3
... adverse effects on the required hydrate and scale inhibitors. The salinity of the water will inhibit hydrate formation, but the lower solubility of the mineral salts in the hydrate inhibitors (e.g. methanol, ethanol) induces minerals precipitation that could lead to additional flow assurance problems...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 12–14, 2013
Paper Number: BHR-2013-D4
... an uncertain (possibly short) "induction time"; where hydrates will not form at a specific subcooling, leading to the mistaken impression that the inhibitor has failed when hydrate crystals appear. In this paper, we describe a flow assurance design where a gas well (Varg) is tied into an existing North Sea...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: BHR-2011-A1
... of the pre-feed study of the project, the flow assurance analysis was carried out with various objectives. One of the main objectives of the study was to develop an © BHR Group 2011 Multiphase 15 5 overall pressure control strategy and validate the operation of the system, which was successfully achieved...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: BHR-2011-B1
... deposition production logging flow rate test section production control crude oil pressure drop olga simulation flow metering flow assurance university of tulsa upstream oil & gas reservoir surveillance deposition production monitoring pipeline bhr group 2011 molecular diffusion waxpro...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: BHR-2011-E1
...Optimisation of the flow assurance strategy for a HPHT subsea tieback S R Davies, T Lockett, R G Chapman, G Cristofoli, O Smith BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd., UK There was a desire to optimise the minimum acceptable flow rate for an existing HPHT gas-condensate tieback and to reduce...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: BHR-2011-E3
... ABSTRACT In ultra deep water fields when the produced oil shows unusual high values for the Wax Appearance Temperature (WAT) and for the Yield Stress, Extended Well Tests (EWT) are an important tool to investigate these flow assurance aspects. To prevent fluid gelification in unplanned shut...
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Publisher: BHR Group
Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, June 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: BHR-2011-E4
... ABSTRACT In every oil and gas field development projects, especially when moving into deep water and/or long tieback distances in harsh environments, flow assurance is of crucial importance in order to define a robust, reliable concept which will ensure security of supply during the whole...

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