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Modeling and Simulation of Steady State Model Approach for Horizontal Three Phase Separator (HTPS)

Bayu, Triwibowo and Haniif, Prasetiawan and Anwaruddin, Hisyam and Mohammad Fariz, Fauzan and Muhammad Habib Fahd, Rizky (2017) Modeling and Simulation of Steady State Model Approach for Horizontal Three Phase Separator (HTPS). In: 5th Engineering International Conference on Education, Concept, and Application of Green Technology, EIC 2016, 5-6 Oktober 2016 , Patra Jasa Hotel Semarang; Indonesia. pp. 1-6., 1818 (020062). ISSN 0094-243X ISBN 978-073541486-0

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Abstract

Main function of oil production facility is to separate oil well stream into three phases i.e. oil, gas and water. A vessel called three phase separator is used for this purpose, commonly in horizontal arrangement. In order to optimize the process, an accurate model for horizontal three phase separator (HTPS) is needed. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a mathematical tool capable of simulating a wide range of fluid flows. HTPS dimensions used in this simulation were taken from one of oil and gas company in Indonesia. The CFD simulation used in this study is based on volume of fluid and k-ε turbulence models. Gas outlet was assumed using porous media zone model with fluid porosity 0.99. Simulation result displayed concentration and velocity distribution for each component inside HTPS. The result of concentration distribution shows that the region of fluid divided into upper region and lower region. The lower region major component were water and upper region mainly consist of gas and oil. The contour of concentration distribution indicated a good separation process with distribution of water flow rate at the outlet of water, oil, and gas respectively are 405,67; 115,65; and 172.01 lb/min

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2017 04:25
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 00:41
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/17544
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