Data from two and three phase high pressure experiments using North Sea crude oil, brine and hydrocarbon gas were compared with results from the OLGA point model in the stratified, intermittent and dispersed flow regimes. Two water cuts were investigated for the three phase experiments.

Experimental flow regimes were determined using time series from a traversable gamma densitometer. Phase holdups were determined using either the traversable gamma densitometer or the stationary gamma densitometer. Pressure drops were measured using pressure transducers.

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