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Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

Please advise how the Hydrate formation occurs in Natural Gas subsea Pipelines? and advise the control Measures.

RE: Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

If you are working for Qatargas by chance (I see you are based in Qatar), try to get the Pipeline Operation Manual for QG3&4 project (LNG trains 6 and 7). While working for that project in 2010/2011, I was partially familiar with the offshore pipeline operation issues (not in my scope at the time but I remember the document was excellent - explaining in details everything about hydrate envelopes and ways of mitigation).

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RE: Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

Many thanks Emmanuel Top, I have searched that document you referred to, yes it has details of types of Hydrate prevention chemical such as KHI and EG and MRG, however it does not explain the chemical and physical formation of hydrate which could be similar to ice formation shape.

I will keep looking for the info, and many thanks for your help. appreciated.

RE: Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

or something like this?

Ignore the BP issues and look at the hydrate formations and references. https://miktechnology.wordpress.com/2010/05/22/hyd...

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RE: Natural Gas pipe line -Hydrate Formation causes & controls

Both, Emmanuel and LittleInch references are excellent, I appreciate your support, you are professional team.

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