13 February 2001 Gas-oil ratio of live crude oils determined by near-infrared spectroscopy
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Proceedings Volume 4201, Optical Methods for Industrial Processes; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.417380
Event: Environmental and Industrial Sensing, 2000, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
12 The Gas-Oil Ratio (GOR) of crude oil has a tremendous impact on the processes used for oil production from subsurface formations. Determination of GOR thus becomes of central importance to oil operating companies. Here, it is shown that near-infrared (NIR) spectral measurements on single- phase crude oils (with dissolved gas) can be used to obtain a reliable estimate of the GOR. Furthermore, the NIR measurement is shown to be compatible with process flow streams at elevated temperatures and pressures.
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Oliver C. Mullins, Oliver C. Mullins, Toru Terabayashi, Toru Terabayashi, Kazuyoshi Kegasawa, Kazuyoshi Kegasawa, Ikko Okuda, Ikko Okuda, Nicholas Fanai, Nicholas Fanai, } "Gas-oil ratio of live crude oils determined by near-infrared spectroscopy", Proc. SPIE 4201, Optical Methods for Industrial Processes, (13 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.417380; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.417380
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