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Field Handling of Natural Gas—Emphasis on Engineering
This course may assist in meeting requirements for DOT Operator Certification
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This course covers the general design of systems for natural gas handling and treatment from the wellhead to the gas processing plant to achieve marketable products that meet desired product specifications. Emphasizes field handling equipment and separation systems, dehydration, fluid measurement, sampling and analysis, reciprocating compressors and prime movers and instrument and controls to achieve optimum, economical operating performance. Provides classroom instruction and classroom exercises, handouts, and a NGPSA Engineering Data book(s).
Length: 4 days
Participants receive instruction in:
- Characteristics of natural gas
- Natural gas production
- Natural gas and liquid separation
- Dehydration of natural gas
- Gas conditioning
- Compressors and prime movers
- Valve sizing and selection
- Instruments and controls
- Measurement of natural gas and gas liquids
- Facilities surveillance and optimization
Field and maintenance foremen and superintendents; facilities and production engineering technicians, and new facilities engineers.
- Instruments and Controls
- Mass Measurement of Hydrocarbon Fluids
- Natural Gas Measurement–Design/Application/Inspection
- Natural Gas Measurement–Electronic Flow Measurement
- Natural Gas Measurement–Fundamentals
- Natural Gas Measurement–Sampling and Analysis
- Plant Processing of Natural Gas—Emphasis on Engineering