MODELING OF WAX DEPOSITION DURING OIL PRODUCTION
Wax deposition is a serious problem in the Petroleum Industry that results in the plugging of flow strings, formation damage, loss of hydrocarbons, increased production cost. The existing models used in the oil industry for predicting wax phase equilibrium parameters over-estimate the amount of wax that is formed in terms of the wax weight fraction and the number of moles of solid. The...
*Fadairo Adesina1, Ameloko Anthony1, Ako Churchill1, Duyilemi Olawale2
AKO CHURCHILL » C. T. Ako, Professor, born June 20th 1943 at Aladja, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State Nigeria. He was educated in Saint Peter’s Catholic School, Ahoada and Township Port Harcourt all in Rivers State. He had his secondary education in the famous Govemment College Ughelli, between 1957 and 1963. Proceedecl for Tertiary Education in the University of Ibadan; Oil and Gas University... view full profile