Methanol (MeOH) contamination of crude oil is a growing concern in the oil and gas industry, as pipeline and refinery quality requirements become more restrictive. MeOH is used in multiple applications in the offshore oil and gas industry
This GATEKEEPER discusses an effective subsea tree PWV (USV) leak test method. The test can be done quickly – entire test time is about 15 minutes, including the 5 minute monitoring time. More importantly, the test gives repeatable, unambiguous results that are easy to interpret and it can be done easily during any well shutdown.