By December 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Natural Gas Conditioning and Process

Natural Gas Conditioning and Process

Papandayan Hotel, Bandung | Aug 2 – 6, 2010 | Rp.8.250.000,-per participant



In today’s energy market it is crucial for professionals involved directly or indirectly in the natural gas industry to understand the fundamentals of gas gathering and processing. The instructor familiarizes participants with the processing of natural gas to be able to efficiently operate gas handling, processing and conditioning facilities and obtain economical salable products. This course is designed for multidisciplinary personnel involved with any aspects of this industry. It is a mix of slide lectures, practical examples and a teaching style to enhance the participants’ learning experience. Participants will have the advantage to understand and learn the natural gas industry and processing from A to Z. Examples and practical problems are solved by hand, the use of spreadsheets and by the use of a simulator.


After completed this training, participants will be able to:

  • Familiarization with the natural gas industry and processing
  • How to evaluate, analyze, and choose the correct processing for a given situation
  • Understand the role of important parameters to efficiently select and operate gas handling, processing and conditioning facilities
  • How to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment used in the processing of natural gas
  • The overall goals of gas processing, process selection, sequencing


Operating personnel, engineers, technicians, plant supervisors, team leaders and coordinators, field supervisors, chemists, gas traders, technical and executive personnel responsible for profit maximizing, and others professionals who want a better and up-to-date understanding of the gas processing operations and technologies.


  1. Overview Of Gas Production Facilities
    • Surface Facilities
    • Gathering Lines & System
    • Phase Separation; separator, element of separator & basic principle
  2. Physical Properties of Hydrocarbon Gas
    • Chemical Composition, Impurities
    • Composite: molecular weight, relative density, heating value
    • Vapor pressure
    • Gas Analysis
    • Ideal Gas laws, compressibility factor
    • Standard condition (Converting actual flow)
  3. Vapor Liquid Equilibrium
    • Equilibrium concept K-value
    • Application of equilibrium concept
      • Hydrocarbon dew point & bubble point calculation
      • Flash Calculation
      • Basic Material balance
  4. General View Gas Processing
    • Gas Processing Step
    • Effect of impurities on gas processing
    • Gas Product and Specification (LNG, LPG, CNG, condensate)
  5. Natural Gas Treating
    • Principles of sweetening process
    • Hydrate formation and inhibition
      • Water content of natural gas
      • Hydrate formation and prediction of hydrate condition
      • Hydrate inhibition in pipeline
    • Gas Dehydration
  6. Gas Liquefaction
    • Gas Liquefaction objectives and method
    • Heat transfer and exchanger
      • Heat and enthalpy concept
      • Phase change and P-H diagram
    • Refrigeration Unit
    • Application in gas plant.



Hilman Ahmad, PhD.
Hilman Ahmad, PhD., an Independent Consultant in industrial oil and gas, member of the Society of Indonesian Petroleum Engineers, who manage the Industrial Oil & Gas Education Center for Professionals and has been practicing production operation & safety and corrosion control engineering in Indonesia for more than twenty-five years. He post-graduated from Tokyo Institute of technology (sponsored by UNESCO) in 1977. He joined in-field-practice program at Nippon Kokan Steel Company & Research Center Kawasaki, Japan for production facility design & construction and corrosion prevention & control in 1983, and collaborated with Cormon Industrial Research Center Brighton UK for on-line corrosion monitoring development in 2000.He has been delivering consultative course in production operation, maintenance & safety and corrosion control for personnel from Oil & Gas Company and Petrochemical Industry since 1979.


Aug 2 – 6, 2010    
5 days

Papandayan Hotel, Bandung

Tuition Fee
Rp.8.250.000,-per participant, excluding accommodation & tax.


Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages.
  • MisterWong
  • Y!GG
  • Webnews
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit

About the Author:

Post a Comment