Cleaning pigs sweep the pipe of built up wax, water or other solids that precipitate out of the oil stream. They also prevent the built-up of corrosive environment and makes the oil easier to pump.
June 2014 Reliability Factor
Reliability Factor for Jun 2014
Reliability Factor for year 2014
There was one proration during June that impacted the reliability factor.
There were 213,848 deferred barrels during June that impacted the reliability factor.
June throughput: 15,035,133 BBLS*
Average: 501,171 BPD**
Year 2014: 97,845,725 BBLS*
Average: 540,584 BPD**
*BBLS (barrels) = 42 Gallons
**BPD = Barrels Per Day
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