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The importance of having an accurate multiphase flow correlations program

Ismail, Issham (1993) The importance of having an accurate multiphase flow correlations program. Proceedings of International Colloquium and Exposition on Computer Applications in Coastal & Offshore Engineering . ix-11.

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In the petroleum industry, a suitable and an accurate vertical/directional multiphase flow correlation is normally required by the production engineer before completion and artificial lift design analysis can be performed with a reasonable degree of accuracy. Due to the repetitive step like nature of the calculations in a multiphase flow correlation, a simulation program is required to compute flowing pressure along the production string and wellbore. It is a wise move to check the accuracy of a simulation program at the first place because an inaccurate multiphase flow correlations program may cause severe error in facilities design.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Multiphase flow program, artificial design analysis, completion design, program accuracy, nodal analysis
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
ID Code:3731
Deposited By: Prof Madya Issham Ismail
Deposited On:12 Jul 2007 06:19
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:11

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