PLUG FORMATION IN A SHUTDOWN PIPELINE FOR TRANSPORTING A SLURRY IS PREVENTED

Plug formation in a shutdown pipeline for transporting a slurry is prevented with an apparatus including a slurry drain in the pipeline at locations where plug formation is likely to occur, a storage device for the drainaed slurry, a valve for controlling the slurry flow from the pipeline into the storage device, and a recirculation device for transporting the slurry from the storage device back into the pipeline.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification No. C1.302/14.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Shell Oil Company

    50 West 50th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10020
  • Authors:
    • Dimopoulos, H G
  • Publication Date: 1971-6-1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056331
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM