Application in pipelines

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Main Needs Identified

  • Reduce viscosity of transported oil.
  • Increase volumetric efficiency of pumps.
  • Reduce cost of electric energy consumption.
  • Assure water content under quality standards.

Results – Application in pipelines

Basic Characterization OM1
°API @60°F14.6
BS&W [% v/v]0.1
Viscosidad [cSt]1456.5 @86°F
  • Oil mobility improvements in the transport system.
  • The viscosity is reduced from 665 cSt to 415 cSt with a percentage of reduction of 37%  @ 104°F.
  • Reduction on operational pressures and power requirements on pumps.
  • Compatibility of additives and reduction of diluent use.