Liquid Slugs – Not as easy as a dash of salt

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Slugs in your garden can help get rid of organic waste matter, but occasionally they can become a pest when they attack your newly planted rose bush. Slugs in oilfield pipelines are just as unavoidable; they bring a large amount of valuable hydrocarbon to the plant, but if slugs happen without some kind of control

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Separate Your Separators

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Known by many different names – separators, filter separators, knockout pots, cyclone separators, centrifugal separators, vertical separators, SKUDs, horizontal separators, spherical separators, flash tanks, scrubbers, slug catchers, line drips, slug catcher, steam separator, sand separator – they are designed to do what their name suggests:separate whatever comes in. The main job of a separator is

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Glycol Keeps Your Gas Dry

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Canada is the fifth largest producer of natural gas in the world. With advancements in technology, accessing Canada’s vast natural gas reserves is easier using a combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. But there’s still a challenge removing produced water from the gas. Glycol dehydration is used as a drying agent to remove water

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Corrosion is More than Just the Pits

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Corrosion is an issue often associated with used production equipment.It can be quite alarming to see a steel shell on a pressure vessel pitted due to corrosion. This post will attempt to share some of the lessons learned from 20-year-old equipment are a good guide to ensuring that newer equipment remains usable for a long

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