06860921 is referenced by 25 patents and cites 13 patents.

A tubular separation unit insertable into a caisson or tube for separating liquid from an upward flowing liquid/gas multi-phase stream, and including a centrifugal flow-induced liquid separator having a multi-phase gas/liquid inlet, a liquid outlet, and a gas stream outlet; a liquid transfer conduit connected to the liquid outlet of the flow separator; and a pump for pumping liquid, disposed below the separator and including a pump liquid inlet connected to the liquid transfer conduit and through which liquid separated in the separator is received, and a pumped liquid outlet through which separated liquid is, in use, caused to flow selectively.

Title
Method and apparatus for separating liquid from a multi-phase liquid/gas stream
Application Number
10/375482
Publication Number
6860921 (B2)
Application Date
February 27, 2003
Publication Date
March 1, 2005
Inventor
Hans P Hopper
Aberdeen
GB
Agent
Peter Bielinski
Michael P Hartmann
Assignee
Cooper Cameron Corporation
TX, US
IPC
B01D 019/00
B01D 017/038
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