Meter designs provide wet-gas measurement alternatives

New meter designs provide real-time, wet-gas flow rates that are critical in applications such as measuring production from remote and subsea fields where economics demand optimization of production, capital investment, and operating costs.Gas production from deep water in the Gulf of Mexico has increased dramatically in the last 5 years.1 For example, in many deepwater reservoirs, economics dictate that operators combine production from several fields and process produced fluids at a central facility. In these cases, it is necessary to measure produced gas at the wellhead and to allocate production correctly to every owner in each reservoir.2Wet-gas metering covers a wide range of liquid...

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