Gas Treating and Sulphur Recovery Seminar

 

Location: Milan, Italy
Venue: DOW Offices
Date: 11/13/2018 to 11/15/2018
Cost: $2,100.00
Meal Included: yes

Optimized Gas Treating, Inc.
Three-day Seminar
Where: Milan, Italy
When: November 13-15, 2018

Presenters: Ralph H. Weiland & G. Simon A. Weiland


Agenda


November 13th: Gas Treatment


  • 9:00 – 9:15 Opening Remarks [DOW]
  • 9:15 – 9:30 Introduction to Optimized Gas Treating, Inc. and UCARSOL™ Key [OGT & DOW]
  • 9:30 – 10:15 Mass Transfer Rate Model (Predictive power and scientific phenomenological basis) 
  • 10:15 – 10:30 Morning Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00 Amine Treating - Important Parameters 
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 13:45 Amine Treating – Blended Amines 
  • 13:45 – 14:45 Amine Treating – Heat Stable Salts 
  • 14:45 – 15:00 Afternoon Break
  • 15:00 – 15:45 Amine Solvent Monitoring and Analysis [DOW]
  • 15:45 – 16:15 Acid Gas Enrichment and Selective Treating
  • 16:15 – 16:45 DOW UCARSOL™ Solvents for selective Treating [DOW]
  • 16:45 – 17:00 End of Day 1 Q&A

November 14th: Gas Treatment (Continued)


  • 9:00 – 9:30 MDEA and formulated MDEA based solvents for bulk and deep CO2 removal (Syngas and LNG)
  • 9:30 – 10:00 CO2 Capture — How it differs from traditional treating & unusual behaviors
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Morning Break
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Mercaptan Removal using DOW UCARSOL™ Hybrid Solvents [DOW]
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Physical Solvents including HotPot and amine promoted HotPot 
  • 11:30 – 12:00 Glycol Dehydration including modeling Stahl columns
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 13:45 Caustic Treating
  • 13:45 – 14:00 Corrosion
  • 14:00 – 14:30 Corrosion Monitoring (DOW)
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon Break
  • 15:00 – 16:30 Sour Water Stripping including 2-stage stripping
    • i. Important parameters and differences from amine regeneration
    • ii. Tray efficiencies-the moving target
    • iii. Phenolic vs. Non-phenolic Water
      • 1. Common Contaminants
        • a. HCN
        • b. Phenols
        • c. Alkanolamines 
        • d. Alkali metal cations
        • e. Strong acid anions
        • f. Hydrocarbons
      • 2. Optimal caustic injection point
    • iv. Corrosion and metallurgy considerations 
    • v. 2-Stage Stripping  
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Gas Treating Wrap-Up, Q&A

November 15th : Sulphur Recovery Units


  • 9:00 – 9:30 Claus Process Overview
  • 9:30 – 10:00 Feed Preparation
    • a. Refinery vs. gas plant feeds
    • b. Acid Gas knockout
    • c. Combustion air 
  • 10:00 – 10:15 Morning Break
  • 10:15 – 11:45 Reaction Furnace
    • a. Overview of one and two zone furnace designs
    • b. Ammonia destruction
    • c. BTEX & hydrocarbon destruction
    • d. CS2 formation 
  • 11:45 – 12:00 Waste Heat Boiler (Begin) 
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 13:45 Waste Heat Boiler (Finish)
    • a. H2 & COS recombination reactions
    • b. Sizing & rating
    • c. Corrosion & reliability considerations
  • 13:45 – 14:15 Condenser
    • a. Sizing & rating
    • b. Turndown studies
    • c. Emphasis on differences vs. WHB
  • 14:15 – 15:00 Converter
    • a. Deactivation mechanisms
    • b. Interpreting temperature profiles
    • c. COS and CS2 hydrolysis
    • d. Catalyst types and selection parameters 
  • 15:00 – 15:15 Afternoon Break
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Sulphur Handling and Degassing
    • a. H2S and H2Sx solubility
    • b. Characteristics of liquid sulphur
  • 15:45 – 16:30 TGU Quench Columns
    • a. SO2 breakthroughs
    • b. pH – to control or not to control
  • 16:30 – 16:45 Integrating the SRU with Upstream and Downstream Amine Units 
  • 16:45 – 17:00 Closing remarks (DOW)

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