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Mud Gas Separator

asked Apr 20, 2014 in Drilling by lampanda (2,450 points)
Can someone describe the characteristics of a Mud Gas Separator?

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answered Apr 20, 2014 by lulopez (2,220 points)

A Mud Gas Separator shall

  • Be designed in accordance with API RP 53
  • Include a liquid seal
  • Have a minimum pressure rating to withstand the hydrostatic pressure imposed by drilling fluid in the entire gas vent line

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