horizontal separator

horizontal separator

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′sep·ə‚rād·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
Horizontal tank used to separate free oil well gas from liquid hydrocarbons.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Vertical separators operate on similar principles as a horizontal separator. A horizontal separator does a better job of handling large volumes of gas than a vertical separator.
[9] combined cyclone separator and horizontal separator together, manufacturcing an XJ oil-gas-water three-phase metering unit especially for high water cut oilfields, which is able to improve the gas-liquid separation effectively.