Event Date/Time: Oct 12, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 12, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 12, 2011
Early Registration Date: Oct 12, 2011
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Course Information:


This one-day course is designed for engineers, technologists, plant supervisors, and plant operators wanting to broaden their understanding of sour gas treating. The session includes a review of the evolution of sour gas sweetening solvents, and the problems associated with the operation of sour gas treating, such as corrosion and foaming. Design and operational considerations for the process train equipment are presented. Scavenger methods of treating sour gas are also discussed. A comprehensive set of notes is provided.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included


Process Equipment Review

Solvent Selection

Process Equipment Design Considerations

Operating Problems

Non-regenerative Sweetening Processes

A case review from MEA to DEA to MDEA

Instructor(s): Ed Wichert, P. Eng.

Ed Wichert earned a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary. He has over 35 years of industry experience in oil and gas operations, including many years in sour gas production and processing. Ed has authored numerous publications dealing with sour gas technology, and has been instrumental in developing several correlations for predicting sour gas properties. He is the recipient of the Award of Merit from the Canadian Gas Processors Association, the Lifetime Achievement in Hydrocarbon Measurement Award from the Canadian Institute of Hydrocarbon Measurement and the Projects, Facilities and Construction Award from the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Ed has taught a number of courses in gas technology internationally, and currently serves as an industry consultant, specializing in sour gas matters.

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Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 795 USD
Location Denver, CO
CEU: 0.8 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 8 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Wednesday, October 12, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM