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Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry

, Volume 90, Issue 8, pp 1258–1263 | Cite as

Specific features of the growth, composition, and content of natural gas hydrates synthesized in inverted oil emulsions

  • V. V. KoryakinaEmail author
  • I. K. Ivanova
  • M. E. Semenov
  • I. I. Rozhin
  • A. F. Fedorova
  • E. Yu. Shits
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Abstract

A study of specific features of the growth, composition, and content of natural gas hydrates formed in a water-in-oil emulsion demonstrated that the process in which hydrates are formed in a water-oil emulsion occurs in stages and depends on the saturation of hydrate growth zones with the hydrate-forming gas via diffusion of natural-gas components across the oil phase. Hydrates enriched in methane are formed in water-oil emulsions, compared with the hydrates grown from distilled water, which is accounted for by the difference in solubility between natural-gas components in oil and water, and also by the presence of a surfactant layer on the surface of emulsified water drops. With increasing fraction of water in an emulsion, the content of hydrates decreases, and the mass of a hydrate being formed is independent of the composition of the water-oil emulsion.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Koryakina
    • 1
    Email author
  • I. K. Ivanova
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. E. Semenov
    • 1
  • I. I. Rozhin
    • 1
  • A. F. Fedorova
    • 1
  • E. Yu. Shits
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Oil and Gas Problems, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesYakutsk, SakhaRussia
  2. 2.Ammosov North-Eastern Federal UniversityYakutsk, SakhaRussia
  3. 3.Research Institute Republican Research Scientific-Consulting Center for ExpertiseMoscowRussia

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