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Gas Dehydration Operations (OT)




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Discipline:

Operator Training

Level:

Basic

DURATION

2 Days

DESIGNED FOR

Plant and facility operators, supervisors and technicians

YOU WILL LEARN

  • To determine the water content of produced natural gas 
  • The problems and dangers of hydrate formation
  • Effective methods of hydrate inhibition
  • Principles and operational elements of TEG gas dehydration
  • Principles and operational elements of Mole Sieve gas dehydration

 

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will provide the basic knowledge required for understanding operating issues in natural gas dehydration units.  This course is customizable to client needs.

 

COURSE CONTENT

  • Types of dehydration processes: absorption, adsorption and condensation
  • Water vapor content of gaseous hydrocarbons
  • Hydrates and hydrate inhibition
  • Dewpoint depression
  • Mass transfer operations: absorption and stripping, trays vs. packing
  • TEG equipment: gas scrubbers, glycol contactors, flash tank, filters, lean/rich heat exchanger, regenerator, stripping gas
  • Operating procedures and problems for TEG systems: startup and shutdown, normal operations, glycol losses, corrosion, troubleshooting
  • Care of the TEG solution
  • Mole sieve gas dehydration
  • Adsorbers and desiccants
  • Mass transfer zone
  • Regeneration system
  • Operation and adsorbent life
  • Mole Seive operating problems and troubleshooting

 

This course is offered only on an in-house basis. For more information about this course, or to schedule an in-house course, please contact Joann Daniel at in-house@jmcampbell.com.