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#1 marianine

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Posted 02 April 2020 - 10:37 PM

I am working in a conceptual study for transportation pipelines. And the project sponsor demonstrates an interesting in work with two fluids in the same line. In others words, in a moment it will operate with LPG, and other moment it will work with C5+ (natural gasoline). So I would like to know if there is any restriction about this. And in case there is not restriction, please inform an example in the world. Thanks, Aline Maria

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#2 Napo

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Posted 03 April 2020 - 01:10 PM

Dear Aline María,

 

You need a fluid barrier for to minimize the contamination (mixing) of these products.

 

In our case we employ a quantity of kerosene for to change between products.

 

You can search "Poliducto Shushufindi-Quito (Ecuador, South America)" in this pipe (same pipe) many years ago (I think this continue) we send LPG, nafta (low octane 65 RON), kerosene, JP-4, and diesel.

 

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#3 marianine

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Posted 04 April 2020 - 09:04 AM

Dear Napo,

Thank you for your answer.

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