Managing waxy crude production in deep water increases production | SLB
Industry Article
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E&P
Publication Date
10/31/2010

Managing waxy crude production in deep water increases production

 

Murphy wanted to evaluate whether the subsea flowline carrying waxy fluid would gel up and what restart pressures would be needed if the flowline shutdown became protracted. Chemical suppliers had proposed a variety of inhibition treatments. One recommended continuous dosing with a pour-point depressant to forestall gelling. Murphy asked Schlumberger to make an independent assessment of the situation to see if a reliable prediction formula could be developed.

Managing waxy crude production in deep water increases production

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