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Investigation of Paraffin Deposition During Multiphase Flow in Pipelines and Wellbores—Part 2: Modeling

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Mandar S. Apte, Ahmadbazlee Matzain, Hong-Quan Zhang, Michael Volk, James P. Brill

The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104

Jeff L. Creek

Chevron Petroleum Technology, La Habra, CA 90633e-mail: LCRE@chevron.com

J. Energy Resour. Technol 123(2), 150-157 (Jan 15, 2001) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1369359 History: Received October 28, 1999; Revised January 15, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Flow chart for the wax deposition prediction program
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Algorithm for prediction of pressure and temperature
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Comparison of outlet temperature profile in test section for Test A
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Comparison of wax thickness buildup profile in test section for Test A
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Comparison of outlet temperature profile in test section for Test B
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Comparison of wax thickness buildup profile in test section for Test B
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Comparison of outlet temperature profile in test section for Test C
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Comparison of wax thickness buildup profile in test section for Test C

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