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1. (WO2001003514) METHOD FOR REDUCING SOLIDS BUILDUP IN HYDROCARBON STREAMS PRODUCED FROM WELLS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/003514    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/018973
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: B08B 9/04
C10G 31/06
E21B 43/36
Applicants: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT, INC.
Inventors: FUNG, Gee, Seng
KALPAKCI, Bayram
FLEYFEL, Fouad
O'SULLIVAN, James, F.
AMIN, Rajnikant, M.
Title: METHOD FOR REDUCING SOLIDS BUILDUP IN HYDROCARBON STREAMS PRODUCED FROM WELLS
Abstract:
A method of reducing solids buildup in hydrocarbon streams produced from wells is disclosed wherein a treatment loop (10) rapidly cools, mixes, or changes the pressure of an incoming fluid stream (16) while an auxiliary pressure driven device (20) provides continuous cleaning and slurry production.