hydrate inhibitor

hydrate inhibitor

[′hī‚drāt in‚hib·əd·ər]
(chemistry)
A material (such as alcohol or glycol) added to a gas stream to prevent the formation and freezing of gas hydrates in low-temperature systems.
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Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitor (KHI) polymers will also be eliminated from the residual wastewater.
Another technology conceived through the diligent efforts of Aramco's researchers, engineers and field partners is the development of a unique Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitor (KHI) to mitigate hydrate formation in the pipelines originating in Karan field.
In the oil and gas industry, methanol is used as antifreeze and as a gas hydrate inhibitor at natural gas wellheads and in gas piping and cylinders.
There are new case studies summarizing Hydrate Ridge and Mallik 2002 test drillings, and new case studies on low-dosage hydrate inhibitor prevention.
The coating scope entails 180 kilometers of 36-inch pipe connecting Woodside's Pluto field in Western Australia's Carnarvon basin to Woodside's LNG facility on the Burrup Peninsula, 55 kilometers of 20-inch insulated flow lines supplying gas to a shallow water production platform and 180 kilometers of six inch pipe to provide mono-ethylene glycol which will be used as a hydrate inhibitor in the offshore gas production pipelines.
Other topics include hydrate prevention, chemical injection systems, hydrate inhibitor methods.
Another technology conceived through Aramco's researchers, engineers and field partners is the development of a unique Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitor (KHI) to mitigate hydrate formation in the pipelines originating in Karan field.
As a consequence, refineries and terminals often impose limits on the acceptable level of hydrate inhibitor, and exceeding these can incur huge fines for operators.
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Emerson's Roxar subsea chemical injection valve meets these challenges head-on, providing the operator with total injection control over their hydrate inhibitor strategy through a robust, accurate, and highly flexible solution built around our field proven throttle valve technology," he adds.
Nalco says this technology is based on the benefits of combining a state-of-the-art polymeric low dosage hydrate inhibitor with methanol or ethylene glycol.
Nalco has published a brochure focusing on its FREEFLOW[R] Low Dosage Hydrate Inhibitor (LDHI) Programs.