Pipe cleaner

Pierce, Julia
June 2005
Engineer (00137758);6/13/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7677, p8
Reports on the discovery of a technique by a team from Heriot-Watt University in England that uses chemical additives to prevent gas hydrates from blocking pipelines. Problem of oil and gas companies with gas hydrates; Economic benefits of the technique for the firms; Details on how the chemical additives make hydrates transportable.


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