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Hydrate Inhibition with PEO (Poly 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline)

2014-01-01
Bulbul, S.
Kadoura, A. S.
Merey, S.
Parlaktuna, Mahmut
This study is aimed at investigating the effects of a poly 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline-type polymer on the prevention of methane hydrate formation. During the study, seven experiments with low concentrations of poly 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline (0 to 1 wt%) were run in a batch-type reactor. The analysis of the experimental study indicates that poly 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline can be considered as a potential kinetic inhibitor for hydrate formation.