Method sizes multiphase-flow gathering lines

A methodology developed for sizing multiphase-production gathering lines was applied by Texaco Inc. in the Aneth oil field to determine flow line sizes for its CO2 flood operation.The Aneth example shows the potential advantages that multiphase-flow gathering lines offer to field operations and project cost savings. But if the lines are not appropriately sized, a multiphase-flow system can be a detriment for operations.Large-scale dual liquid and gas gathering systems have historically been avoided because of uncertainties and problems inherent in the character of multiphase-flow lines. However, if designed properly, a multiphase-flow system may improve field operations and field economic...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected