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Natural Gas Measurement–Fundamentals and Meter Station Design/Application/Inspection

2.7 CEUs

Endorsed by the Gas Processors Association

This course may assist in meeting requirements for DOT Operator Certification.

Covers the basics of physical and chemical makeup of gas mixtures and how they are affected by temperature and pressure. Covers the fundamentals of flow measurement of natural gas and how to obtain, analyze, and determine sound measurement. Covers the basics of natural gas meter station designs, applications of volume-determining meters including the flow-conditioning requirements for orifice meters, gas turbine meters, and ultrasonic meters. Provides hands-on practice in inspecting dual-chamber orifice meter runs.

Length: 3.5 days

Course Content

Participants receive instruction in:

  • Units of measurement
  • Natural gas chemistry
  • Physical behavior
  • Flow measurement principles and design/application/inspection
    • Flow measurement principles
    • Flow conditioning principles
    • Orifice meters (gas) – design/application/inspection
    • Orifice plate inspections - dual chamber and major orifice fittings
    • Orifice flow meter run inspection and maintenance
    • Displacement meters (gas) – design/application/inspection
    • Turbine meters (gas) – design/application/inspection
    • Ultrasonic meters (gas) – design/application/inspection
    • Coriolis meters (gas) – design/application/inspection
  • Pulsation effects on accuracy of NGM measurement
  • Meter station design/application/inspection

Recommended For

  • Gas measurement technicians, analysts, engineers, and personnel who witness or audit natural gas measurement.

  • Recommended Book (discount when purchased during course): Gas and Liquid Measurement

    Included with Course:

  • Catered lunch daily; beverages and snacks provided
  • Course materials including instructor presentations

  • Download a brochure for our Natural Gas Measurement Courses (PDF–1.7 MB).

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    Dates

    • Dec 6–9, 2016 - Houston

    Cost: $1,975

     
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