A CFD Simulation of the Parameters Affecting the Performance of Downhole De-oiling Hydrocyclone

Seyyed Mohsen Hosseini; Khalil Shahbazi; Mohammad Reza Khosravi Nikou

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 77-93


  Among the all parameters affecting the performance of a downhole de-oiling hydrocyclone, the investigation of internal flow field deserves more attempts especially in the petroleum industry. In this study, the effects of inlet flow rate, inlet oil volume fraction, and oil droplet diameter on the separation ...  Read More