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- May, Eric F., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Energy & Fuels 2015 v.29 no.10 pp. 6277-6285
- air; cohesion; gas hydrate; nitrogen; oils; petroleum; risk; temperature; vapors
- ... Asphaltenes are the heaviest and most polar class of compounds in crude oil, which may precipitate out of solution due to changes in the pressure, composition, or temperature. During production, aggregation between asphaltene solids may lead to viscosification of the oil phase and/or deposition of the solids on the flowline wall. This study presents the first measurement of asphaltene interparticl ...