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Using Advanced Technology to Predict Slug Flow
Posted Tue October 26, 2010 @09:01AM
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Application A PetroMin Pipeliner article [pdf] written by CD-adapco's Dr. Demetris Clerides explores the use of CFD to simulate, understand and resolve oil & gas flow assurance challenges.

CFD is a superb tool helping us to study several complex phenomena in our pipeline. We can predict wavy flow, slug flow, severe slugging, churn flow, annular flow, cavitations, heat transfer, phase change and even chemical reactions.

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However, a philosophical question is born: Is it worth it? We can predict the flow phenomena but the flow is so unsteady and non-reproducible. Further, it takes long time to perform our calculations. Does it make sense to apply CFD or should we just use some simplistic tools to get some practical information on global values?

Read the full article [pdf] at PetroMin Pipeliner.

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