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Christian Wittrisch, Marcel Arnaudeau, Eric Vandenbroucke: Axial-flow and centrifugal pumping system. Institut Francais du Petrole, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, October 5, 1999: US05961282 (23 worldwide citation)

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 l ...


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Daniel Gabryelczyk, Marcel Arnaudeau, Maurice Cessou: Device for regulating and reducing the fluctuations in a polyphasic flow, and its use. Institut Francais du Petrole, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, October 19, 1993: US05254292 (20 worldwide citation)

Device, in particular for regulating and reducing the fluctuations in the composition of a polyphasic flow including at least one liquid phase and one gaseous phase. This device comprises a container for separating said phases and at least one admission opening for the polyphasic mixture, as well as ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau: Transfer terminal for offshore production. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen & White, February 1, 1983: US04371037 (17 worldwide citation)

A mooring station and transfer terminal for offshore hydrocarbon production is provided, comprising a coaxial riser linking underwater production and safety manifolds to surface lines. An underwater connector and quick release means are provided to facilitate rapid connection and disconnection of th ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau, Philippe Rousset: Feed device for a two-phase fluid pump and a hydrocarbon producing installation with such feed device. Institute Francais du Petrole, Brisebois & Kruger, February 10, 1987: US04641679 (17 worldwide citation)

A feed device for a two-phase fluid pump enabling the pump to be supplied with a two-phase fluid having characteristics, especially the volumetric ratio of the gaseous phase to the liquid phase, compatible with the operating characteristics of the pump. The device has a main pipe (10a) and a plurali ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau: Device for separating immiscible fluids of different specific gravities. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen & White, October 23, 1984: US04478712 (16 worldwide citation)

A tubular centrifugal separator for immiscible fluids of different specific gravities comprises a tubular body provided with at least one concentric internal partition and fed at one end with the mixture of fluids to be separated. Included are also at least two separate means for driving the fluid i ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau: Pumping or multiphase compression device and its use. Institut Francais du Petrole, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, December 27, 1994: US05375976 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a device to compress a multiphase fluid such as petroleum effluent comprising a liquid phase and a gaseous phase and a method to use the device. The device comprises a housing (1), an impeller having an inlet section and an outlet section. The impeller comprises an a ...


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Michel Galais, Christian Sardain, Jean Fouin, Marcel Arnaudeau, Pierre Morin: Device for providing fluid-tightness of a submersible motor and a motor incorporating said device. Moteurs Leroy Somer, Young & Thompson, March 11, 1986: US04575315 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for ensuring fluid-tightness is applicable to a submersible motor for operation under conditions of total and permanent immersion, especially in oil wells and geothermal boreholes. The emergent end of the drive shaft of the motor is fitted with a rotary packing-gland. The motor casing is fi ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau: Method for separating immiscible fluids of different specific gravities. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen & White, August 6, 1985: US04533474 (10 worldwide citation)

A tubular centrifugal separator for immiscible fluids of different specific gravities comprises a tubular body provided with at least one concentric internal partition and fed at one end with the mixture of fluids to be separated. Included are also, at least two separate means for driving the fluid ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau, Pietrus Verschure: Mooring station and transfer terminal for offshore hydrocarbon production. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen & White, June 2, 1981: US04270611 (9 worldwide citation)

A mooring station and transfer terminal for offshore hydrocarbon production comprises a watertight caisson topped by a rotatable arm which supports a pipe for loading oil tankers. The caisson houses manifolds and a T F L (Through Flow Line) switching device connected to the different underwater prod ...


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Marcel Arnaudeau: Pumping device for diphasic fluids. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen & White, December 28, 1982: US04365932 (9 worldwide citation)

This device relates to a pump for diphasic fluids and comprises an impeller having a hub which carries blades of a special design. The intersection of the outer surface of each blade with a cylindrical surface coaxial with the hub is a line whose angle of inclination, relative to a plane perpendicul ...