0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Control System Simulators for Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators

[+] Author and Article Information
Shoubo Wang, Ram S. Mohan, Ovadia Shoham

Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering Departments, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104

Jack D. Marrelli

Texaco E&P Technology Division, Humble, TX 77338

Gene E. Kouba

Chevron Petroleum Technology Company, Houston, TX 77082

J. Energy Resour. Technol 122(4), 177-184 (Jul 11, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1318203 History: Received October 28, 1999; Revised July 11, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Kouba, G. E., and Shoham, O., 1996, “A Review of Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Technology,” presented at the International Conference, Production Separation Systems, Aberdeen, Scotland, April 23–24.
Gomez, L. E., 1998, “A State-of-the-Art Simulator and Field Application Design of Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” M.S. thesis, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK.
Mohan,  R., Wang,  S., Shoham,  O., and Kouba,  G., 1998, “Design and Performance of Passive Control System for Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” ASME J. Energy Resour. Technol., 120, Mar., pp. 49–55.
Wang, S., Mohan, R., Shoham, O., and Kouba, G., 1998, “Dynamic Simulation and Control System Design of Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE 49175, presented at the SPE 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 27–30.
Wang, S., Mohan, R., Shoham, O., Marrelli, J., and Kouba, G., 2000, “Performance Improvement of Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators Using Integrated Level and Pressure Control Systems,” presented at ASME ETCE/OMAE 2000, New Orleans, LA, February 14–17.
Kolpak, M. M., 1994, “Passive Level Control in Two-Phase Separator,” internal communication, Arco Exploration and Production Technology.
Genceli, H., Kuenhold, K., Shoham, O., and Brill, J. P., 1988, “Dynamic Simulation of Slug Catcher Behavior,” presented at the SPE 63rd Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, October 2–5.
Roy, S., and Smith, C., 1995, “Better Than Averaging Level Control,” University of South Florida, in Tech.
Galichet, S., Foulloy, L., Chebre, M., and Beauchene, J. P., 1994, “Fuzzy Logic Control of a Floating Level in a Refinery Tank,” Proc., 1994 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, pp. 1538–1542.
Fisher Controls, 1996, Product Catalog, USA.

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Bulk separation/metering loop for Minas-Indonesia
Grahic Jump Location
Schematic of GLCC control
Grahic Jump Location
Block diagram of integrated level control by both LCV and GCV
Grahic Jump Location
Block diagram of integrated level and pressure control
Grahic Jump Location
Linearized model of GLCC level control by both LCV and GCV
Grahic Jump Location
Linearized model of integrated level and pressure control by both LCV and GCV
Grahic Jump Location
Control system simulator for integrated liquid level by both LCV and GCV
Grahic Jump Location
Control system simulator for liquid level and pressure control by both LCV and GCV
Grahic Jump Location
Control system transient responses for integrated control system—(a) liquid slug input (cft/s), (b) liquid flow rate out (cft/s), (c) liquid level (ft), (d) gas pocket input (cft/s), (e) gas flow rate out (cft/s), (f ) GLCC pressure (psi)
Grahic Jump Location
Liquid flow rate out for integrated liquid level and pressure control by both LCV and GCV—(a) liquid flow rate out due to Cv (cft/s), (b) liquid flow rate out due to pressure (cft/s)
Grahic Jump Location
Gas flow rate out for integrated liquid level and pressure control by both LCV and GCV—(a) gas flow rate out due to Cv (cft/s), (b) gas flow rate out due to pressure (cft/s)
Grahic Jump Location
GLCC pressure for integrated liquid level and pressure control by both LCV and GCV—(a) pressure due to level (psi), (b) pressure due to gas flow (psi)

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In