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RETENTION TIME OF A HORIZONTAL THREE PHASE VESSEL WITH ELLIPTICAL ENDS:


Enter Data Here: Enter L=Length of vessel - seam to seam: Enter D=Diameter of vessel: Enter Hw=Water level from bottom: Enter Ho= Oil level from bottom: Enter W=Water production in bbl/day : Enter O=Oil produced in bbl/day :
50.0 12.0 100.0 144.0 2,400 1,000

feet feet inches inches BPD BPD

Calculated Results:
Volume of oil: Volume of water: Residence time of water: Residence time of water: Residence time of oil: Residence time of oil: 215 792 475.0 7.9 310.1 5.2 BBLS BBLS Minutes Hours Minutes Hours

Retention Time o

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a=r: 6 h: 8.333333333 2*r*h-h2 30.55555556 A1: 83.826 V1: 4.191E+03 b: 3 h*(2*a-h): 30.55555556 V2: 254.243 Vt=V1+V2: 4.446E+03 VtB: 791.730 Volume of water in bbl. Rw: 475.038 Res. time of water in minutes Ho1: 12.000 A2: 113.097 2*r*Ho1-Ho1_2: 0.000 Ho1*(2*a--Ho1): 0.000 V3: 0.000 VWO: 5654.867 VO: 1209.326 Volume of oil phase in ft3. VOB: 215.375 Volume of oil in bbls. Ro: 310.140 Res. time of oil in minutes.

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RESIDENCE TIME CALCULATION FOR LONG PIPELINES:


(NOT ACCURATE FOR 3 PHASE FLOW)

Enter Data Here:


Enter L=Length of pipe: Enter D=Diameter of pipe: Enter F=Fluid flow rate: 20,000 8.0 6,100 feet inches BPD

Calculated Results: Retention Time of this pipe is:

Temperature Change

4.9

hours
Total Gas Savings(cost)

Assumption: 75% Heater Efficiency

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f: 1427.4 Flow rate in ft3/hr d: 0.666666667 Diameter in ft. Ax: 0.349 Pipe Xsec area in ft2. V: 4089.199784 Fluid velocity in ft/hr. Rt: 4.891 Fluid retention time in hours.

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Calculate Fuel Gas Savings or Cost by Changing Treating Temperature:

Enter Data Here: Oil Flow Rate Water Flow Rate Heating Gas Price Oil Gravity Temperature Change BPD 0.933993399 Spec Gravity oil BPD $/mmbtu (If unknown use $2.29) API F 0 lbs/day oil
0 BTU/day oil $/day/F 0 lbs/day h20 0 btu/day h20 0 total btu/day 0 75% htg eff

0.42 20.00 60.00 0.00 0.00

Calculated Results:
Total Gas Savings(cost)

$/year

Assumption: 75% Heater Efficiency Cp oil=0.5 BTU/Lb-F

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Theoretical Residence Time of a Vertical Three Phase Vessel:


Enter Data Here: Oil Flow Rate Water Flow Rate Total Height of Vessel Diameter of Vessel Water Level Oil Level 13000 16500 27 10 17 22 BPD BPD Feet Feet Feet from Bottom Feet from Bottom
78.54 2120.58 1335.18 377.6652 237.7892 69.938

Calculated Results:
Residence time of water: Residence time of water: Residence time of oil: Residence time of oil:
20.8 Minutes 0.3 Hours 7.7 Minutes 0.1 Hours

392.7 0.005379846 0.014411467

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Conversion API to Density or Density to API


Enter Data Here:

API Gravity Density

11 API

1.01 no units

Calculated Results: Density 0.99298246 no units API Gravity 8.5990099 API

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