This short course is from the industry-standard Gas Conditioning and Process course (G-4), known globally as the Campbell Gas Course. This unique, blended course is delivered in the following format:
4 hours prerequisite e-Learning modules (participants may test out)
3 hours required e-Learning modules
2 hours virtual, instructor-led session, 9:00-11:00 CDT (GMT-5)
1.5 hours e-Learning modules
2 hours virtual, instructor-led session, 9:00-11:00 CDT (GMT-5)Click here to see the full G-4 Short Course listing
Dehydration is the process of removing water from a gas so that no condensed water will be present in the system. Water is the most common contaminant in produced natural gas, and is a source for not only hydrates, but corrosion and erosion problems in equipment and pipelines. TEG Dehydration is by far the most common technology used to dehydrate natural gas. These units are often utilized as field dehydration units to prevent hydrates from forming in gathering systems, and in-plant facilities to meet a pipeline water dewpoint specification. Despite TEG Dehydration being used so frequently, these units are subject to multiple operating conditions and limitations depending upon how the system was specified and built.
This short course will review the process of TEG Dehydration. The online module component covers the following topics:
- Gas Dehydration Processes
- Glycol Dehydration
- Methods to Mitigate Emissions
- Types of Internals in Mass Transfer Columns
The virtual, instructor-led lecture will cover the fundamental application of TEG dehydration calculations and analysis. The key performance parameters of these units will be covered in detail. The problem assignment will give participants insight into the issues and limitation of TEG Dehydration technology.
The problem debrief and round table discussion will delve into common operating problems, potential solutions as well as give participants the opportunity to share their experiences.
Prerequisites (of which participants can test out) include Basic Conversions, Gas and Liquid Physical Properties, Pure Component Phase Behavior, Multicomponent Phase Behavior, Water Content of Sweet and Sour Natural Gas.
"Have a much better understanding of what we are seeing on the ground during normal operation and am confident I can work through future issues if needed in the TEG system." - Participant, Australia