Slug Flow Control is a volume type separator, which can be applied to slug flow control in all kinds of occasions in oil and gas field.
It adopts GLCC + horizontal vessel design. The function of GLCC is gas-liquid’s pre-separation and liquid slug’s buffering.
Design Process Characteristic
1）Flow adjustment. SLUG DAMPER inverts unstable gas-liquid two-phase flow into stable two-phase flow.Gas flows to gas
phase outlet of liquid storage tank, while liquid phase enters liquid storage buffering tank. The tank is only used for liquid’s
buffering and storage,not for gas-liquid separation.
2）Mitigate impact energy of the slug flow. Special design of SLUG DAMPER can decrease the energy 80% to 90%.
3）Increase the volume coefficient of liquid storage tank. As liquid storage buffering tank is not used for gas-liquid separation,
the volume coefficient can be improved to 0.8-0.85, thus reduce the size of the storage tank.
1）Absorb 80%-90% of slug flow impact energy, completely isolate the impact to gas-liquid separator and the internals in the
downstream equipment, and stabilize the proper function of downstream facilities.
2）Compact structure and small footprint can reduce construction cost.
3）No moving parts, no radioactive source and environmental friendly.