2007 Ultra-Deepwater

Flow Phenomena in Jumpers-Relation to Hydrate Plugging Risk

Subcontractor: The University of Tulsa

Principal Investigator: Michael Volk
Project Number Project Status
07121-1603a Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: James Pappas
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
September 22, 2008 March 21, 2010
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$150,797.00 $120,000.00 $30,797.00
Project Objectives

To understand the behavior of hydrate formation and transport in subsea jumper configuration during well restart events. This improved understanding will promote development of well start-up procedures which minimize potential hydrate plugs.

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File Type Date
Investigations of Flow Behavior Formation in Well-Head Jumpers During Restart with Gas and Liquid ( 515.7 KB ) Final Report 01/10