Drag Reducing Agent

Drag Reducing Agent

Drag reducing agents are additives in pipelines that reduce turbulence in a pipe. Usually used in petroleum pipelines, they increase the pipeline capacity by reducing turbulence and therefore allowing the oil to flow more efficiently.

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Drag Reducing Agent - History
... Drag reducers were invented more than 30 years ago by Conoco Inc ... (now Phillips 66) ...

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