What is the Joule-Thomson Effect? | Ep. #9
Have you ever seen a control valve on site with frost around it? Weird, right?
In this episode of Stuff You Should Know About Oil and Gas, Kyle explains what causes this phenomenon of freezing in oil and gas production.
Topics include how to calculate for the "JT Effect," what problems freezing can cause, and a few solutions we recommend to prevent freezing.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
* How to Prevent Freezing Valves: https://bit.ly/2M8m0ak
* Video on the Joule-Thomson Effect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7h59Tg9DS4
* Catco Heaters: https://bit.ly/2AgPMqZ