Microfluidics Probe ‘Cholesterol’ of the Oil Industry

News   Oct 24, 2017 | Original story from Rice University

 
Microfluidics Probe ‘Cholesterol’ of the Oil Industry

Graduate student Yu-Jiun Lin holds a microfluidic device used to show how and why dispersants are able to break up deposits of asphaltene that hinder the flow of crude oil in wellheads and pipelines. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

 
 
 

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