July 26 - 29, 2021

A determination about the format (in-person or virtual) of this course will be made by mid-May 2021. If the course is offered in an in-person format, information about the location of the sessions will become available at that time.

COURSE AGENDA

The information presented below applied to the 2019 session. Updated information for 2020 will be available soon.

Check-in is required for all participants on the first day of attendance. A continental breakfast is available before class on each day.

Monday
7:30Check-in and late registrationRegistration Desk
8:00
  • Overview of the gas industry and Gas Processing
  • Field operations and inlet receiving
11:30Lunch with invited speaker
1:00
  • Gas Compression
  • Distillation fundamentals; fractionation trains
5:00Adjourn
Tuesday
8:00
  • Gas hydrates
  • Gas dehydration
11:30Lunch with invited speaker
1:00
  • Cryogenic extraction of natural gas liquids (NGL)
5:00Adjourn
Wednesday
8:00
  • Acid Gas (hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide) removal
  • Sweetening and dehydration of condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL)
11:30Lunch with invited speaker
1:00
  • Minor component (nitrogen, helium, mercury, and BTEX) recovery or removal
  • Acid gas injection
  • Sulfur recovery with the Claus process. Tail gas cleanup
5:00Adjourn
Thursday
8:00
  • Overview of liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • Plant problem and workshop session
11:30Class adjourns
11:45Field trip :: Depart from Mines campus
5:30Return to Mines campus