SETTLED SOLIDS IN A SHUTDOWN SLURRY PIPELINE ARE RESUSPENDED

Settled solids in a shutdown slurry pipeline are resuspended with an apparatus including an inlet pipe communicating with the interior of the pipeline along a portion where plug formation is likely to occur, a source of high-pressure inert gas, and a device for introducing the gas into the pipeline to loosen the solids upon restart.

  • 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:
    • Titus, P E
  • Publication Date: 1971-6-1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056338
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM