In order to minimize the tubing corrosion during production in a gas well, it is necessary to determine the factors such as wettability of tubing and critical erosional velocity etc. for the design of tubing corrosion prevention. The purpose of this work is to study the phase behavior of the production fluid in a production tubing in connection with the flowing velocity and wettability of tubing. Data from a CO2-rich offshore gas well of Taiwan are analyzed by a procedure developed in this study. It is shown by our calculation that the tubing in the well should not be corroded seriously during production because the tubing inner wall is oil-wet and the flowing velocities are much less than the critical erosional velocities.

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