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Natural gas hydrate promotion capabilities of toluene sulfonic acid isomers

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the natural gas hydrate promotion capabilities of the hydrotrope Toluene Sulfonic Acid (TSA) isomers as an additive. The capabilities of TSA isomers were measured with different concentrations. The optimum additive concentration for hydrate formation was determined for the given pressure, temperature, mixing condition, and cooling time. The natural gas hydrate promotability of para-TSA was found to be 20% and 35% more than meta-TSA and ortho-TSA respectively at the optimum concentration. Beyond the optimum TSA concentration, the hydrate formation declined as the ice formation reduced the overall gas-to-water volume ratio in the hydrates
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16
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97-102
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1 - 03 - 2014
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25 - 03 - 2014
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  • Sharif University of Technology, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Tehran, Iran
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