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OG-P 215 - LPG Technology

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-P 215 06 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-P 215 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course provides the knowledge and tools to extract the LPG (from Gas Plants, Refinery and Convergence Processes).It also gives the attendants satisfied idea about the Purification of Lpg (Sweetening & Drying), Physical & Chemical Properties of LPG (Liquid, Gaseous & Saturated Vapour), Quality Control and Analytical Methods of LPG, Combustion of LPG, Bulk Distribution and Handling of LPG and latest LPG Appliances.All this will result in increase of the effectiveness of the personnel, reduction of operational costs and optimization of the performance of the LPG technology 

Course Objectives

  • Understand the Principles of LPG Processing
  • Understand Hydrocarbon Chemistry & their Nomenclature
  • Know the difference between LPG, LNG, CNG & NGL
  • Learn the meaning of the following technical terms (Vapor Pressure,Partial Pressure, Equilibrium Constant "K" Values, Buble, Dew Point)
  • Understand and apply how to calculate the Quantity of LPG from The Gas Stream.
  • Gaining insights into how to calculate Boiling Point, Dew Point and V/L Flashing
  • Understand how to adjust LPG product quality
  • Learn how to estimate the LPG Recovery %
  • Learn the sources of LPG production (Gas Processing, Refinery or Convergence Processes)
  • Learn why & how LPG should be purified
  • Understand Physical and Chemical Properties of LPG
  • Understand the Combustion of LPG
  • Learn how to calculate Butane recovery

Who Should Attend?

  • Junior Engineers
  • Senior Operators
  • Operators who are directly working in LPG production units in Gas processing Facilities and Refineries.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Definition of LPG,NGL,CNG and LNG
  • Classifications of Hydrocarbons
  • Water in LPG
  • LPG Physical Properties 
  • LPG Vapor Pressure
  • Gas to Liquid Volume Relationship
  • LPG Dew Point

Day 2

  • Equilibrium Constant (K Value)
  • Boiling Point, Dew Point and Flash Calculations
  • Boiling Point, Dew Point and Flash Calculation Worksheet
  • LPG Recovery Calculations
  • Liquid - Gas Ratio for Hydrocarbons

Day 3

  • Recovery of LPG from Natural Gas
  • Recovery of LPG from Crude oil
  • Combustion of Gases
  • Combustion Characteristics of Gases
  • Purification,Sweetening and Drying of LPG
  • Interchangeability Concepts

Day 4

  • LPG Combustion Efficiency
  • Calorific Value and Wobble Index
  • Important of Quality Control
  • Bottled Gas
  • Toxicity and Odour Control
  • Corrosion
  • Test Procedures and Analysers
  • Sampling Important
  • Standard Analytical Procedures for LPG

Day 5

  • Distribution of LPG
  • Vessel Filling
  • Tank Fittings
  • Components of bulk LPG Installation
  • Piped LPG Schemes for Utility Gas
  • Origins of LPG
  • Domestic & Leisure Applications
  • Industrial, Agriculture and Automotive Applications
  • Forklift & Industry