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OGE 172 - Gas Processing and Conditioning

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
OGE 172 10 March 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 172 05 May 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 172 30 June 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 172 25 August 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 172 20 October 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 172 15 December 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link

 

Course Description

This course will start by defining what natural gas is, its properties, specifications and end uses. Then, typical gas processing operations will be discussed, including dehydration, acid gas removal, recovery of ethane, propane and NGL (natural gas liquids), and liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations. Sulfur recovery will also be discussed. Typical equipment and facilities that are found in typical natural gas processing operations will also be discussed including compressors, vessels, relief systems and safety systems.

Course Objectives

  • Gaining knowledge of the properties, specifications and end uses of natural gas
  • Understanding the typical natural gas processing operations
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • Gaining knowledge of the different equipment and facilities found in natural gas processing plants

Who Should Attend?

  • Petroleum engineers
  • Technical/ reservoir engineers
  • Processing engineers
  • Commercial analysts
  • Decision makers/ investors in oil and gas sector

Course Schedule

Day 1

  • What is natural gas?
  • Origins
  • Properties
  • Specifications
  • End uses and markets for natural gas
  • Environmental advantages
  • Physical behavior of natural gas systems
  • Physical and thermal properties
  • Phase behavior analysis

Day 2

  • Natural gas processing plant
  • Flowsheet
  • Equipment and components
  • Heat exchange in gas processing
  • Heat transfer theory
  • Mechanisms of heat transfer
  • Process heat duty
  • Heat exchangers types
  • Shell and tube
  • Double-pipe
  • Plate and frame
  • Aerial coolers
  • Fired heaters
  • Heat recovery units

Day 3

  • Hydrates
  • Determination of hydrate formation temperature or pressure
  • Condensation of water vapor
  • Temperature drop due to gas expansion
  • Thermodynamic inhibitors
  • Kinetic inhibitors and anti-agglomerators
  • Low temperature exchange (LTX) units and line heaters
  • LTX units
  • Line heaters
  • Heat duty
  • Fire-tube size
  • Condensate stabilization
  • Partial pressure
  • Multistage separation
  • Multi flashes
  • Cold feed distillation tower
  • Distillation tower with reflux
  • Condensate stabilizer design
  • Trays and packing
  • Condensate stabilizer as a gas processing plant
  • LTX unit as a condensate stabilizer

Day 4

  • Acid gas treating
  • Gas sweetening processes
  • Solid bed absorption
  • Chemical solvents
  • Physical solvent processes
  • Direct conversion of H2S to sulfur
  • Sulfide scavengers
  • Process selection
  • Design procedure for iron-sponge units
  • Design procedure for amine systems
  • Amine absorber
  • Amine circulation rates
  • Flash drum
  • Amine reboilers
  • Amine stripper
  • Rich/lean amine exchanger
  • Amine cooler
  • Amine solution purification
  • Materials of construction
  • Gas dehydration
  • Water content determination
  • Glycol dehydration
  • Process description
  • Choice of glycol
  • Design considerations
  • System sizing
  • Glycol powered pumps
  • Solid bed dehydration
  • Process description
  • Design consideration

Day 5

  • Gas processing
  • Absorption/lean oil
  • Refrigeration
  • Choice of process
  • Compressors
  • Types of compressors
  • Specifying a compressor
  • Reciprocating compressors process considerations
  • Centrifugal compressors process considerations
  • Mechanical design of pressure vessels
  • Design considerations
  • Inspection procedure
  • Specification and design of pressure vessels
  • Pressure relief
  • Relief requirements
  • Type of devices
  • Valve sizing
  • Installation
  • Valves, fittings and piping details
  • Valve types
  • Chokes
  • Piping design considerations