Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgment
  • Preface to the Third Edition
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Natural Gas
    • 1.2. The Water Molecule
    • 1.3. Hydrates
    • 1.4. Water and Natural Gas
    • 1.5. Heavy Water
    • 1.6. Additional Reading
    • 1.7. Units
    • 1.8. Quantifying Error
  • Chapter 2. Hydrate Types and Formers
    • 2.1. Type I Hydrates
    • 2.2. Type II Hydrates
    • 2.3. Type H Hydrates
    • 2.4. The Size of the Guest Molecule
    • 2.5. n-Butane
    • 2.6. Other Hydrocarbons
    • 2.7. Cyclopropane
    • 2.8. 2-Butene
    • 2.9. Hydrogen and Helium
    • 2.10. Chemical Properties of Potential Guests
    • 2.11. Liquid Hydrate Formers
    • 2.12. Hydrate Forming Conditions
    • 2.13. V + LA + H Correlations
    • 2.14. LA + LN + H Correlations
    • 2.15. Quadruple Points
    • 2.16. Other Hydrate Formers
    • 2.17. Hydrate Formation at 0 °C
    • 2.18. Mixtures
    • Appendix 2A Water Content of the Fluid in Equilibrium with Hydrate for Pure Components
  • Chapter 3. Hand Calculation Methods
    • 3.1. The Gas Gravity Method
    • 3.2. The K-Factor Method
    • 3.3. Baillie–Wichert Method
    • 3.4. Other Correlations
    • 3.5. Comments on All of These Methods
    • 3.6. Local Models
    • Appendix 3A Katz K-Factor Charts
  • Chapter 4. Computer Methods
    • 4.1. Phase Equilibrium
    • 4.2. van der Waals and Platteeuw
    • 4.3. Parrish and Prausnitz
    • 4.4. Ng and Robinson
    • 4.5. Calculations
    • 4.6. Commercial Software Packages
    • 4.7. The Accuracy of These Programs
    • 4.8. Dehydration
    • 4.9. Margin of Error
  • Chapter 5. Inhibiting Hydrate Formation with Chemicals
    • 5.1. Freezing Point Depression
    • 5.2. The Hammerschmidt Equation

Details

No. of pages:
340
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
Electronic ISBN:
9780128005750
Print ISBN:
9780128000748
Print ISBN:
9780128101452