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Evaluate surfactants as antifoam substitutes in amine systems

09.01.2013  |  Shukla, A. K.,  Oil and Natural Gas Corp, Uran plant, Maharashtra, IndiaDutta Roy, A. K.,  Oil and Natural Gas Corp, Uran plant, Maharashtra, IndiaChauhan, P. S.,  Oil and Natural Gas Corp, Uran plant, Maharashtra, India

The handling capacity of gas sweetening plants using amine solutions is greatly affected by foaming problems. To mitigate foaming problems, antifoam is injected into the amine recirculating system at Oil and Natural Gas Corp.'s Uran refinery in India.


Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) operates an oil and natural gas processing complex at Uran in Maharashtra, India. Crude oil and associated gas produced from ONGC’s western offshore fields are transported to onshore facilities at the Uran plant through subsea pipelines for processing. The crude oil is further processed, and the stabilized crude is sent to refineries via pipeline and oil tanker.

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