2007 Ultra-Deepwater

Wax Control in the Presence of Hydrates

Subcontractor: The University of Utah

Principal Investigator: Dr. Milind Deo
Project Number Project Status
07121-1201 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: James Pappas
SINTEF Petroleum Research; BP; StatoilHydro; The University of Tulsa
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
September 2, 2008 August 31, 2011
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$500,000.00 $400,000.00 $100,000.00
Project Objectives

Researchers at the University of Utah evaluated methods for management of waxes in the presence of hydrates. Active management strategies for both wax and hydrates are required to reliably produce extreme reach subsea tieback wells to host facilities.

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File Type Date
Wax Control in the Presence of Hydrates ( 3.3 MB ) Final Report 10/11
Controlling Wax Deposition in the Presence of Hydrates ( 3.3 MB ) Technology Evaluation Report 01/10