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A system for compressing a multi-phase fluid made up of at least one gaseous phase and at least one liquid phase, the system having at least one pair of pumping elements. The system includes an axial-flow pump P1 and a centrifugal pump P2 arranged after the axial-flow pump P1. The two elements are linked by an element which adjusts the fluid from the axial-flow pump to optimize the effect of the centrifugal pump.

Title
Axial-flow and centrifugal pumping system
Application Number
8/852566
Publication Number
5961282
Application Date
May 7, 1997
Publication Date
October 5, 1999
Inventor
Eric Vandenbroucke
Rueil Malmaison
FR
Marcel Arnaudeau
Paris
FR
Christian Wittrisch
Rueil Malmaison
FR
Agent
Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus
Assignee
Institut Francais du Petrole
FR
IPC
F03D 1/04
F03B 1/04
F01D 1/02
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