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  • Recommended practice for hydrate control and remediation

    S. Cochran

    Successful, reliable development of deepwater oil fields requires effective hydrate control and remediation. Responding to this industry need, INTEC Engineering has developed a recommended practice for worldwide application. A significant part of this effort involved development of a production system that achieves hydrate control with an acceptable risk level. The recommended practices were developed from: 1) a survey of developments, both in operation and under design, and 2) evaluation of hydrate prevention and remediation techniques, as described below. Supporting elements to the recommended practice, as follows, include technical issues, level of protection, associated risks and cost impacts.

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2013 Fracturing Technology

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