Workshop 1

SOGAT Workshop 1 - Sour Oil & Gas Process Optimisation

This workshop will cover topics important to Operating and Design Engineers encountering Sour Oil & Gas in their Gas Plants, Refineries and Pipelines.

Benefits of Attending

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Know how to optimize and troubleshoot existing Amine Sweetening, Sulfur Recovery, Caustic and Sour Water Units at minimal cost
  • Be able to identify key parameters effecting your unit designs
  • Understand your options for removing H2S, CO2 and mercaptans

Workshop Programme (Sunday, March 26)

Gas and Liquid Sweetening
Review of Key Principles in Sweetening
Options for Mercaptan Removal
CO2 Removal Impact on NGL Recovery
Step by Step Amine Treating Design Roadmap
Minimizing Operating Costs
Sour Water Stripping
Review of Key Principles in Sour Water Stripping
Step by Step Sour Water Stripping Design Roadmap
Minimizing Operating Costs
Sulfur Recovery
Review of Key Principles in Sulfur Recovery
Step by Step Sulfur Recovery Design Roadmap
Minimizing Operating Costs
How to Create an Operator Reference Guide with the Ultimate Goal of Reducing OPEX
Collect and Model Plant Data
Create Optimization Plan
Implementation
CO2 Capture from Flue Gas and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
Optimization of Amine Unit
Compression
Dehydration
Injection

Workshop Programme (Monday, March 27)

Troubleshooting Amine Units, Case Studies – Current operating unit optimization
Improve poorly operating MEA unit
MDEA based formulated solvent v. generic solvent
Converting from DEA to MDEA
MDEA with piperazine corrosion problem
DGA corrosion problem
Methanol in the Amine
Reducing amine losses
Optimizing formulated solvent
Troubleshooting Sour Water Stripper, Case Study – Current operating unit optimization
Meeting your spec at varying feed compositions
Troubleshooting Sulfur Recovery Unit, Case Studies – Current operating unit optimization
Conversion of Simple Claus to Scot Unit
BTEX Destruction
Claus Bed Condenser Failure

Workshop Times
Registration will be at 07.00 on Sunday, March 26
The workshop will begin at 08.00 each day
Refreshments will be taken at 10.15 and 14.45
Luncheon will be taken at 12.15
The workshop will conclude at 17.00 each day

Workshop Leaders

Justin Slagle, Sr. Consulting Engineer, Bryan Research & Engineering

Justin is responsible for BR&E’s operations in Texas, the Middle East and Africa, and has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arizona. Justin has consulted for over 200 Gas Treating Projects and trained over 500 Process Engineers.

Donnie Joe Worth, Consulting Engineer, Bryan Research & Engineering

Donnie has an M.Phil. in Energy Technologies from University of Cambridge and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.

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