Glossary

API
This is an acronym for American Petroleum Institute
ASME
This is an acronym for American Society for Mechanical Engineers
ASTM
This is an acronym for American Society for Testing and Materials
barg
Bar gauge pressure
bbl/d
US barrel per day
BS
This is an acronym for British Standards
Bscf
This is an acronym for British Standard Cubic Feet
CFD
This is an acronym for Computational Fluid Dynamics
Cp
Specific heat capacity
Cp/Cv
Ratio of specific heat
DD
This is an acronym for Draw-Down
Dp
Pressure drop
DPI
This is an acronym for Dye Penetrant Inspection
EN
This is an acronym for European Norm
ESP
This is an acronym for Electric Submersile Pump
FBHP
This is an acronym for Flowing Bottom-Hole Pressure
FD
This is an acronym for Fixed Design
FEA
This is an acronym for Finite Element Analysis
FPSO
This is an acronym for Floating Production Storage and Off-Loading vessel
FTHP
This is an acronym for Flowing Tubing Head Pressure
FWHP
This is an acronym for Flowing Wellhead Pressure
GVF
This is an acronym for Gas Volume Fractions.
GWL
This is an acronym for Global Web Limited.
HAZOP
Hazard and operability study
HIC
This is an acronym for Hydrogen Induced Cracking
HP
This is an acronym for High Pressure (Stream
IPR
This is an acronym for Inflow Performance Relationship
ISO
This is an acronym for International Organisation for Standardisation
LP
This is an acronym for Low Pressure (Stream)
LTCS
This is an acronym for Low Temperature Carbon Steel
m/s
Metres per second
MMscfd
This is an acronym for Million Standard Cubic Feet per Day
MPI
This is an acronym for Magnetic Particle Inspection
N
Pressure ratio
NACE
This is an acronym for National Association of Corrosion Engineers
NB
This is an acronym for Nominal Bore
P
Pressure
PED
This is an acronym for Pressure Equipment Directive
PI
This is an acronym for Productivity Index
PMI
This is an acronym for Positive Material Identification
PRV
This is an acronym for Pressure Release Valve
psia
This is an acronym for Pounds per Square Inch Absolute
Q
Flow rate
Qg
Actual gas flow rate
QI
Actual liquid flow rate
R&D
This is an abbreviation for Research and Development
RT
This is an acronym for Radiography Test
SJP
This is an acronym for Surface Jet Pump
UD
This is an acronym for Universal Design
UT
This is an acronym for Ultrasonic Test
W
Well
z
Compressibility factor