Transients in Gas-Condensate Natural Gas Pipelines

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J. Zhou, M. A. Adewumi

Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Penn State University, 202 Hosler Building, University Park, PA 16802

J. Energy Resour. Technol 120(1), 32-40 (Mar 01, 1998) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2795007 History: Received October 08, 1997; Revised December 08, 1997; Online November 06, 2007


Liquid condensation in natural gas transmission pipelines commonly occurs due to the thermodynamic and hydrodynamic imperatives. Condensation subjects the gas pipeline to two-phase transport. Neither the point along the pipeline at which the condensate is formed nor the quantity formed is known a priori. Hence, compositional multiphase hydrodynamic modeling, which couples the multiphase hydrodynamic model with the natural gas phase behavior model, is necessary to predict fluid dynamic behavior in gas/condensate pipelines. A transient compositional multiphase hydrodynamic model for transient gas-condensate two-phase flow in pipelines is presented. This model consists of our newly developed well-posed modified Soo’s partial pressure model in conservative form which serves as the transient multiphase hydrodynamic model, and the phase behavior model for natural gas mixtures.

Copyright © 1998 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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