The thermodynamic and kinetic hydrates inhibition effects of addition of synergents poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) and vinyl caprolactum (VCAP) with ionic liquids 1-methyl-1-propylpyrrolidinium chloride [PMPy][Cl] and 1-methyl-1-propylpyrrolidinium triflate [PMPy][triflate] were studied on a synthetic quaternary gas mixture (methane, C1 = 84.20%; ethane, C2 = 9.90%; n-hexane, C6+ = 0.015%; CO2 = 2.46%; N2 = 2.19%). The results show that the addition of synergents with ionic liquids helps to improve their thermodynamic and kinetic hydrate inhibition effectiveness simultaneously.
Qureshi, M. F., Atilhan, M., Altamash, T., Tariq, M., Khraisheh, M., Aparicio, S., & Tohidi Kalorazi, B. (2016). Gas Hydrate Prevention and Flow Assurance by Using Mixtures of Ionic Liquids and Synergent Compounds: Combined Kinetics and Thermodynamic Approach. Energy and Fuels, 30(4), 3541–3548. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b03001