Gas Conditioning & Processing Operation

Code : O024
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Why Attend This Training Course?
The course covers the major technical aspects of gas processing and conditioning that are comprised by the natural gas business chain. The instructor will provides the knowledge and tools to determine the main properties of natural gas and technologies Gas separation, dehydration, sweetening, measurement and transportation are the major topic covered in this course. Emphasis on the plant and equipment design and operation will be addressed.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
The course is designed for Gas Processing Engineers, Surface Facilities Design Engineers, Surface Facilities Operations Engineers, and Gas Plant Managers and Supervisors.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Natural gas properties, Physical and chemical properties
  • Water hydrocarbon behavior and the Bad Effect of contaminants (H2S, CO2) Hydrates The problem
  • Condition to form hydrate, Hydrate detection, Control and remediation
  • Three Phase Separators: Horizontal separators, Vertical separators
  • Gas Sweetening
  • operating aspects of amine gas sweetening plants
  • Typical operating problems and troubleshooting
  • Gas Dehydration Process Classification Dehydration theory and principles
  • Membranes Comparison glycols vs. solid desiccants

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Module 1
  • Natural gas properties, Physical and chemical properties
  • Gas quality, Ideal and real gas, Equations of state used in the industry
  • Multi component system
  • Water hydrocarbon behavior, Effect of contaminants (H2S, CO2) Hydrates The problem,
  • Deposition site, Impact, Hydrate composition and structure, Condition to form hydrate, Hydrate detection Control and remediation
Module 2
  • Gas separation Principle, types, multistage process
  • condensate stabilization
  • Two Phase Separators: Horizontals, Verticals, Internals
  • Three Phase Separators: Horizontal separators, Vertical separators
  • Internals, Cyclonic separation

Module 3
  • Gas Sweetening
  • Process Classification: Absorption, Adsorption, Direct conversion
  • Membranes Design and operating aspects of amine gas sweetening plants
  • Design parameters and criteria Amine plant general design criteria and procedure Operating parameters
  • Typical operating problems and troubleshooting
 Module 4  
  • Gas Dehydration Process Classification Dehydration theory and principles
  • Dehydration process: Absorption, Adsorption, Expansion Refrigeration,
  • Membranes Comparison glycols vs. solid desiccants Key Operating parameters for an optimal operation,
  • Most Common Operational Problems and possible solutions
  • Gas measurements Gas Transportation System Natural gas field usage  

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

04 - 08 Dec 2022
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
5 Sessions
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10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
5 Sessions
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10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
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