MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 13, 2014ICPER 2014 - 4th International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Energy and Fuel Technology|
|Published online||17 July 2014|
A review on the Application of Empirical Models to Hydrate Formation Prediction
Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia.
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In deepwater hydrocarbon transportation pipeline, the production may decrease and operational cost and time are increasing due to the growth rate of hydrate. The pressure of deepwater pipeline is comparatively high, so it is entirely possible to form the hydrate formation conditions and pose a major operational and safety challenge. This work provides a review on empirical models for hydrate formation prediction in deepwater gas pipeline. The correlation and empirical models are presented with the hydrate formation temperature described as a function of pressure and gas gravity. This study could possibly provide a milestone for predicting PVT and heat transfer effects on hydrate formation in deepwater pipeline.
Key words: Hydrate formation pressure / Empirical correlations / Gravity methods and Hydrate prediction
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