Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 50, Issue 5–6, pp 288–293 | Cite as

Evaluation of a Technology for Capturing Petroleum Vapors from Rvs-Type Storage Tanks with the Use of a Pump-Ejector Plant

  • E. A. Lyubin

A method of reducing hydrocarbon emissions into the atmosphere from storage tanks with the use of a liquid-gas ejector based on a comparison of the Ka criterion for each technique of reducing losses is evaluated. For this purpose, new dimensionless equations for predicting the evaporation dynamics of petroleum are obtained, experimental studies designed to confirm the theoretical foundations of the theory of phase equilibria applied to liquid-gas ejectors are conducted, and an analysis to obtain data on the range of applicability of different instruments for reducing losses of petroleum from storage tanks is conducted.




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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gornyi National Mineral Resources UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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