Natural Gas Compression Using Reciprocating Compressors

Venue: Bow Valley Squares Conference Centre

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Feb 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Feb 08, 2011
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Course Description
This 2-day course is designed to familiarize technical professionals with the design and operation of gas compression equipment, with a majority of the seminar focusing on reciprocating units used in typical field compression applications. The second day deals with advanced operation, performance monitoring, optimization, and troubleshooting.

*Participants should bring a laptop to the course if possible – as some workgroup examples will consist of running handout software.*

A complete set of course materials and lunch is included in this course.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for personnel involved in the design and operation of compression equipment.

Course Outline
Basic Compression Theory
Compressor Selection and Design Considerations
Reciprocating Compressor Components
Horsepower and Temperature Rise - Calculations and Monitoring
Valve and Rod Load Monitoring
Cooling Systems - Optimization and Troubleshooting
Capacity Control
Driver Selection - Electric Motors; Gas Engines; Gas Turbines; Steam Turbines
Compressor Packaging and Environmental Considerations


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Additional Information

Instructor: Neville Hircock Dates: February 7-8, 2011 Location: Calgary, AB Price: $1395 CAD [b]For More Information or to Register:[/b]