Overview of Natural Gas Processing with Supersonic Separator

  • Ofélia de Queiroz Fernandes AraújoEmail author
  • José Luiz de Medeiros


This chapter presents an overview on the functional principles of supersonic separators, describing which conventional operations can be substituted by supersonic separators in offshore/onshore processing of natural gas. Economic and energy assessments are also presented comparing performances of alternatives for general processing of natural gas against utilization of supersonic separators according to the point of view of manufacturers. A literature review is also presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ofélia de Queiroz Fernandes Araújo
    • 1
    Email author
  • José Luiz de Medeiros
    • 1
  1. 1.Escola de QuímicaFederal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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