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MUN 105 - Gas Distribution Systems

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MUN 105 22 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 105 26 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 105 30 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 105 04 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 105 09 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The worldwide importance of gas in the energy mix is expected to increase, in the mid to long term, as new gas fields are discovered and new production methods are developed. This course discusses a number of key aspects of gas distribution, such as the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of gas distribution systems and the related technical, economical and financial aspects

Course Objectives

  • Being familiar with the history and role of natural gas in energy supply
  • Understanding principles of gas flow
  • Learning ways of planning gas transport
  • Being able to setup gas transmission and distribution grids
  • Understanding risks in gas distribution

Who Should Attend?

  • Petroleum engineers
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Employees in gas transport and distribution companies, utilities, shippers, or regulators
  • Anyone who is working in the field of natural gas transport

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • History of natural gas 
  • Natural gas markets
  • Unbundling
  • Recent developments
  • Gas laws, composition, and flow
  • Pressure drop and gas mixtures

Day 2

  • Gas quality and interchangeability
  • Boundary conditions regulator 
  • Gas conditioning
  • Feed-in different gas
  • Custody transfer
  • Quality metering and tracking

Day 3

  • Basic principles of physical gas transmission
  • Long and short term plannings
  • Fuel cost minimization
  • Gas shipping
  • Network balancing
  • Security of supply & force majeure

Day 4

  • Transmission and distribution systems
  • Transport system configurations
  • Rotating equipment
  • Stations
  • Gas storage 
  • Distribution systems and design criteria

Day 5

  • Legislation and regulation
  • Asset management processes
  • Integrity and risk management
  • Maintenance processes
  • Cathodic protection
  • Inspection
  • Excursion on location