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7 - OGE-P - Oil & Gas - Processing Facilities

OG-P 125 - Natural Gas Processing, Conditioning and Handling

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-P 125 31 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 125 19 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

 This course will cover the major technical aspects of gas processing and conditioning that are comprised by the natural gas business chain. The aim of the content of the course is to increase the effectiveness of the personnel, reduction of operation costs and optimization of the performance of gas processing and conditioning.

Course Objectives

  • Gaining knowledge and tools to determine the main properties of natural gas,
  • Understanding gas separation, dehydration, sweetening, measuring, and transportation,
  • Learning the fundamentals of plant and equipment design for the identification of key variables to optimum plant and equipment design and operation. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Gas processing engineers,
  • Surface facilities design engineers,
  • Surface facilities operations engineers,
  • Gas plant managers and supervisors,
  • Field production operations engineers 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  •  Gas Properties
  • Natural gas properties
  • Water hydrocarbon behavior
  • Effects of contaminants on NG properties
  • Hydrates

Day 2

  • Gas Separation System
  • Gas separation principles and processes 
  • Two and three phase separators
  • Design and operations criteria


Day 3

  • Gas Sweetening
  • Process classification
  • Selection criteria for sweetening processes 
  • Design and operation parameters and criteria 
  • Typical operation problems and troubleshooting


Day 4

  • Gas Dehydration
  • Process classification 
  • Theory and principles 
  • Glycols vs. solid desiccants 
  • Key operating parameters

Day 5

  • Measurement, Transportation, Mechanical Equipment
  • Gas measurements 
  • Transportation systems
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Heat exchangers