Amine Sweetening and Gas Dehydration for Operations and Maintenance - OT-41

Discipline: Operations & Maintenance
Level: Foundation
Instructors who teach this course:
  • Mr. Jimmy Clary
  • Mr. William (Bill) Finch


  • About the course
  • Designed For
  • You will learn
  • Course Content
This course will provide the basic knowledge required for understanding operating issues in natural gas amine sweetening and dehydration units. This course is customizable to client needs at no additional cost.
Plant and facility operations and maintenance technicians, supervisors, and managers.
  • Basic principles of gas processing
  • The physical properties of hydrocarbons
  • Practical application of the principles of hydrocarbon phase behavior
  • To determine the water content of produced natural gas and the effects of acid gases
  • The problems and dangers of hydrate formation
  • Effective methods of hydrate inhibition
  • Two types of dehydration processes: absorption and adsorption
  • Principles and operational elements of TEG gas dehydration
  • Principles and operational elements of mole sieve gas dehydration
  • Principles and operational elements of amine sweetening
  • Physical properties of hydrocarbons
  • Phase behavior fundamentals
  • Water / hydrocarbon behavior
  • TEG equipment
  • TEG system operating procedures and problems
  • Care of the TEG solution
  • Mole sieve gas dehydration
  • Operation and adsorbent life
  • Mole sieve operating problems and troubleshooting
  • Amine gas sweetening
  • Amine system operating procedures and problems
  • Makeup water
  • Anti-foam chemicals
  • Managing system corrosion