Multiphase Flow Metering System

Manus Henry (Inventor), P Casimiro Richard (Inventor)

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A multi-phase flow metering system for measuring a multiphase fluid including oil, water, and gas, includes a Coriolis mass flow meter adapted to measure mass flow rate and density of the multi-phase fluid. The system has a water cut meter adapted to measure the water cut of the multi-phase fluid. A processor is configured to determine the oil mass flow rate of the oil, water mass flow rate of the water, and gas mass flow rate of the gas using the mass flow rate and density from the Coriolis meter and the water cut from the water cut meter. The processor is further configured to determine dynamic estimates of the uncertainty of each of the oil mass flow rate, water mass flow rate, and gas mass flow rate.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS9512709B2
IPCGOIF I/78,E2IB 47/00,E2IB 47/10,GOIF I/84,E2IB 2/0
Priority date19/11/12
Filing date19/12/13
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2016
Externally publishedYes

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  • Multiphase flow metering

    Henry, M., 17 Feb 2021, IPC No. G01F 1/74, G01F 1/84, G01F 15/02, G01N 33/28, Patent No. EP2609402B1 , 23 Aug 2011, Priority date 24 Aug 2010, Priority No. US37658910P

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  • Multiphase Flow Metering System

    Henry, M. & Casimiro Richard, P., 22 May 2014, IPC No. G01F 1/84 A I, Patent No. US2014137643, 19 Dec 2013, Priority date 19 Nov 2012, Priority No. US201314135085

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