makeup gas

makeup gas

[′māk‚əp ‚gas]
(petroleum engineering)
Gas injected into a reservoir to maintain a constant pressure, thus preventing retrograde condensation.
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Nitrogen was used as the carrier and makeup gas having flow-rate of 12.334 mL/min at 90 kPapressure.
Typical applications include gas chromatography (GC) makeup gas and carrier gas, ECD, differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), and any other type of analytical instrumentation requiring a small flow of ultra-high purity zero nitrogen.
The annual gas scheduling involves finalization of Adjusted Annual Contracted Quantity (AACQ) and Agreed Makeup Gas for the next year.
A built in mass flow meter allows precise setting of carrier makeup gas. The system is thus usable with both capillary and mega bore columns.