A New Model to Simulate Gas Injection in Gas Chamber Pumps

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S. Pilo-Restuccia

PDVSA-Intevep, Gcia. Manejo Integrado de Producción, Caracas, Venezuela, P.O. Box 76343 email: pilos@pdvsa.com

L. Rojas-Solórzano

Universidad Simón Bolı́var, Dpto. Conversión y Transporte de Energı́a, Caracas, Venezuela, P.O. Box 8900email: rrojas@usb.ve

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(4), 279-284 (Dec 21, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1789518 History: Received July 07, 2003; Revised May 25, 2004; Online December 21, 2004
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Scheme of the gas chamber pumping system
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Gas-line discretization
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Integrated model flowchart
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Comparison with PipeSim-Net™ for gas line  
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Results for a 8.89 cm injection line in transient state (CEPRO)
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Boundary conditions for coiled tubing
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Results for a 3.17 cm injection line in transient state (CEPRO)



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