Introduction to Natural Gas Gathering and Processing - PEICE

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 27, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 28, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 27, 2011
Early Registration Date: Oct 27, 2011
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Course Information:


This two-day course is designed to familiarize participants with the basic aspects of behaviour and characteristics of natural gas, and the common processes and equipment used in gas gathering and processing. This course is ideally suited to technical, operations and maintenance personnel involved in gas gathering and processing who have had limited exposure in this area, or for professionals involved in other areas of the petroleum industry who require a comprehensive overview of gas gathering and processing. It is not intended for Facility Engineers with more than 2 years of experience.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.


Characteristics of Natural Gas

Sales Gas and Product Specifications

Fluid Flow - Pipelines

Vapour/Liquid Separation



Typical Gas Well Production Facilities

Gas Sweetening

Dew Point Control/Liquids Recovery

Sulphur Recovery/Acid Gas Injection

Processing - Other Considerations


Instructor(s): Dale Kraus, P. Eng.

Dale Kraus earned a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1981. He has held Facility Engineering and Operations Management experience with several major multinational oil companies for 20 years, and, most recently, has been providing consulting services to the Oil & Gas Industry. He has a broad background in Upstream Facilities and Process Engineering, coupled with extensive Operational experience gained in the Field.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1495 CAD
Location Calgary, AB
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, October 28, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM