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Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC©) Compact Separators For Wet Gas Applications

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Shoubo Wang, Luis E. Gomez, Ram S. Mohan, Ovadia Shoham

Petroleum and Mechanical Eng. Departments, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104

Gene E. Kouba

ChevronTexaco Exploration and Production Technology Co., Houston, TX 77082

J. Energy Resour. Technol 125(1), 43-50 (Mar 14, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1513180 History: Received April 01, 2001; Revised May 01, 2002; Online March 14, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Schematic of GLCC compact separator
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Schematic of modified GLCC compact separator for wet gas applications
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Schematic of Annular Film extractor (a) regular pipe vortex finder; (b) reduced diameter vortex finder
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Wet gas GLCC test facility
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Operational envelope for liquid carry-over
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Liquid extraction in absolute quantity for different liquid rates
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Liquid extraction percentage for different liquid rates
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Liquid extraction percentage for different liquid loadings

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