Price: $2,999.00

Length: 3 Days
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 Why should you choose Tonex for Condensate Recovery Unit and Gas Compressor Training?

Condensate Recovery Unit and Gas Compressor Training will provide opportunities for trainees to get familiar with the fundamentals and practical aspects of natural gas processing. Further, the course will acquaint the trainees intensely with the most recent technologies applied in the field of condensate recovery & fractionation through delivering real-life case studies to achieve marketable products that meet desired product specifications.

Emphasis is placed on offering plant operating personnel an improved understanding of the condensate recovery & fractionation techniques and equipment used.

Typical equipment and facilities that are found in typical natural gas processing operations will also be discussed including compressors, vessels, relief, flare and safety systems. This improved understanding of plant process operations and effective process plant surveillance techniques will lead to an increased ability to achieve optimum, economical operating performance.




By the end of the training course, the participants should be able to:

• Demonstrate knowledge and under¬standing of the principles of natural gas industry.
• Select and implement most adequate techniques for condensate recovery & fractionation.
• Relate the gained knowledge in the area of natural gas utilization to real-life cases.
• Apply troubleshooting to technical dif¬ficulties encountered in the field of specialization.


The program is ideal for personnel involved in gas plant process operations, troubleshooting, process engineering, and technical services as well as others providing services to the gas industry, should also find this program beneficial.


A highly interactive combination of lecture and discussion sessions will be managed to maximize the amount and quality of information, knowledge and experience transfer. The sessions will start by raising the most relevant questions, and motivate everybody finding the right answers. The attendants will also be encouraged to raise more of their own questions and to share developing the right answers using their own analysis and experience.



Basic concepts of natural gas processing

  • Introduction
  • Process modules
  • Scope of natural gas processing
  • Processing objectives
  • Effect of gas type in field processing
  • Location of the gas field
  • Natural gas processing plant
  • Flow sheet
  • Equipment and components
  • Heat exchange in gas processing
  • Heat transfer theory
  • Mechanisms of heat transfer
  • Process heat duty
  • Heat exchangers types
  • Shell and tube
  • Double-pipe
  • Plate and frame
  • Aerial coolers
  • Fired heaters
  • Heat recovery units


Natural gas liquids recovery

  • Introduction
  • NGL recovery processes
  • Refrigeration processes
  • Lean oil absorption
  • Solid bed absorption
  • Membrane separation process
  • Selection of NGL recovery processes
  • basic gas laws; characterization of the flow stream;


Gas Processing – Purpose of condition gas for sales and/or extract and recover NGL’ s; hydrocarbon Dew-point Control (adsorption, Hydrocarbon Recovery Units (HRU’ s), and Short-Cycle Units); absorption/lean oil process; Vapor Compression System; Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) Extraction; NGL products concerns of economic justification; NGL products concerns of extraction processes (absorption/Lean Oil Process, adsorption, condensation, mechanical refrigeration, Turbo-Expanders, and Valve Expanders (LTX, LTS, J-T (Joule Thompson))); Condensate Stabilization (refluxed distillation and non-refluxed distillation); product treatment (contaminants of interest (CO2 , Sulfur, water and removal of CO2 from NGL product and Sulfur compounds from LPG products.


Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) extraction – Gas liquefaction objectives and method; NGL Process Flow Diagram (PFD); heat transfer and exchanger (heat and enthalpy concept and phase change and P-H diagram); external refrigeration loop; calculation of cryogenic loop used for hydrocarbon liquids extraction from natural gas; Joule-Thompson (JT) expansion; turbo expander; and optimization of the process performances.

  • Design considerations
  • Operational problems
  • Equipment used in gas plant operations
  • Trouble shootings
  • Case Studies Discussions
  • Last Day Review & Assessments will be carried out.


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