IFP Energies nouvelles teams have developed powerful testing facilities: Lyre loop, GOwSP separation platform, multiphase loop, etc. These facilities form the basis of studies on specific cases related in particular to the problems of management of the Flow Assurance.
Deeplines® enables engineering and oil companies to design and optimize oil pipes for their offshore projects in both deep and shallow water (oil production lines, water and gas injection lines, umbilical, anchoring lines, etc.). Deeplines® is marketed by the Principia engineering company.
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Work has recently been done by Total and IFP Energies nouvelles to improve the performance of existing acid gas treatment units. The results have led to the creation of treatment processes for these gases, distributed by Prosernat under the generic name AdvAmine® :
Sprex process is an innovative technology to recover up to 90 percent of the sulfur contained in raw gases, and part of any CO2 present. Used for pretreatment, this process can very significantly reduce the size of the equipment, along with the investment and operating costs. Another advantage is that the sour gases are produced in liquid form, at high pressure, making it very economical to reinject them into the reservoirs.
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IFP Energies nouvelles organizes and coordinates collaborative research projects bringing together several industrial partners who jointly fund a program designed to solve a given problem. This formula means that the financial risks can be shared upstream and the research results downstream.
COLD START 5 - Waxy Crude oil Flow Restartability at Low Temperatures.
HYSIFLO II - Hydrate Slurry Impact on the FlowProperties of Oil Fields.
AHToL - Additives and Hydrates at the Top of Line.
The final reports of completed JIP projects are still available.
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