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Interview Question

Process Engineer Intern Interview Texas City, TX

You are in charge of building a pipeline 200 miles from the

  ocean to a refinery and there is a mountain range in the way. What issues are involved in this project?

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3 Answers


mostly the mountains

Anonymous on Jul 18, 2010

Hydrate formation
Slugging and pressure loss

Anonymous on Nov 12, 2012

Pressure loss in the piping, the pumps may need a huge head / energy requirement to push the chemicals through. The different altitudes create a change in the chemical composition, increase vapor pressure which need to be compensated for before being pumped or reacted

Anonymous on May 13, 2013

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