Global Patent Index - EP 1255911 A1

EP 1255911 A1 2002-11-13 - A DEVICE FOR AND METHOD OF SEPARATING GAS AND LIQUID IN A WELLSTREAM

Title (en)

A DEVICE FOR AND METHOD OF SEPARATING GAS AND LIQUID IN A WELLSTREAM

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM UNTERIRDISCHEN TRENNEN VON GAS UND FLÜSSIGPHASE

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE SEPARATION GAZ/LIQUIDE DE FOND DE PUITS

Publication

EP 1255911 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01910250 A

Priority

  • NO 0100060 W
  • NO 20000816 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0161149A1] A description is given of a device for and a method of separating gas and liquid, which device is preferably located downhole in a well that produces from a gas reservoir. The device comprises at least two gas separator units (2, 3), possibly a gas/liquid separator unit (1) and a common liquid sump (5) for the separated liquid from each of the separator units (1-3). The separated liquid may either be transported out of the well or be injected into a suitable area of the well.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

E21B 43/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E21B 43/38 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E21B 43/385 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0161149A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

FR GB NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 0161149 A1 20010823; AU 3782601 A 20010827; EP 1255911 A1 20021113; EP 1255911 B1 20070411; NO 20000816 D0 20000218

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