Gas Dehydration & Booster Station Utilities

Course Properties

Course date: 12-11-2017
Course End Date: 16-11-2017
Location Dubai

Program Objective:
               • 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
               • Learn how to operate booster station utilities by understanding the fundamentals of chemical
injection and

                  utilities operation

Who Should Attend:
               • Plant and facility operators, supervisors and technicians
               • Operators II, Operators I


Course Contents:

           First Week: Gas Dehydration
               •  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,

                   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 


         Second Week: Booster Station Utilities
               •  General and Routine and emergency operation
               •  Routine and emergency operation of generators
               •  Routine and emergency operation of fire water pumps
               •  Routine Operator Responsibilities
               •  Emergency operation of spillover
               •  Monitor of dosage rates
               •  Control of Operation
               •  Case study
               •  Learn theory of operation of the following systems:
               •  Plant air, instrument air and humidryers
               •  Fuel gas
               •  Chemical injection/chemical transfer
               •  Fire water
               •  Gas injection theory
               •  Principle of chemical injection
               •  Case study
               •  Booster station utilities and power generating systems
               •  Basic alarm management
               •  Firefighting systems
               •  Fuel gas systems
               •  Flares
               •  Safety Procedures
               •  Case Study
               •  Hydraulic Pump Water System
               •  SERVICE CONDITIONS
               •  Design Considerations.
               •  SUBMERGED PUMPING UNIT
               •  PUMP DRIVE
               •  Fabrication & Installation.
               •  PUMP TRAILER
               •  Case study
               •  Water Pump Modified
               •  Operational Control Strategy
               •  Training & Development
               •  Containment Management Facilities
               •  PUMP PERFORMANCE
               •  Operation & Maintenance.
               •  Testing & Inspection.
               •  Examples and exercises