SINTEF Loops

Medium Scale Loop

Technical Specs

Medium Scale LoopThree-phase flow loop + solids (hydrates. etc.)
Typical max operating pressure 10
Minimum operating pressureatm.
Temprature range (typical)5 - 50 (20)
Flow rate, gas Am3/h5 - 160
Flow rate, oil m3/h0.1 - 80
Flow rate, water m3/h0.1 to 120
OilExxol D80 (any non-flammable HC)
WaterFresh water/brine
GasSulphur hexafluorid (any inert gas)
Line sizes2.5", 3", 4"
Horizontal line length50
Inclinations-4 to 4
Vertical line length 35

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