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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 916798, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/916798
Research Article

A New Model for Predicting Dynamic Surge Pressure in Gas and Drilling Mud Two-Phase Flow during Tripping Operations

1State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610500, China
2CNPC Key Lab for Tubular Goods Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610500, China
3Daqing Normal University and Petro China Daqing Oilfield Company, Daqing, Heilongjiang 163000, China
4No. 1 Oil Production Plant, Petro China Daqing Oilfield Company, Daqing, Heilongjiang 163000, China

Received 31 August 2013; Accepted 28 November 2013; Published 8 January 2014

Academic Editor: Lu Zhen

Copyright © 2014 Xiangwei Kong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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