Determination of Minimum Miscibility Pressure by Analytical Method

Document Type: Research Article

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1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, I.R. IRAN

2 Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), Tehran, I.R. IRAN

Abstract

The analytical theory of one dimensional, dispersion free miscible displacement of oil by injection gas with nc component has shown that: the MMP is the lowest pressure at which any one of the initial oil, injection gas or crossover key tie lines becomes critical, which means that its length approaches to zero. In this paper, we propose a method for a solving multi component system based on analytical calculation of ternary systems, which simplifies and converts the multi component system into a pseudo ternary system and estimates the minimum miscibility pressure without solving complex and time consuming equations of crossover tie lines.

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