Surface Production Operations: Vol 2: Design of Gas-Handling Systems and Facilities


  • Maurice Stewart, President, Stewart Training Company

Updated and better than ever, Design of Gas-Handling Systems and Facilities, 3rd Edition includes greatly expanded chapters on gas-liquid separation, gas sweetening, gas liquefaction, and gas dehydration -information necessary and critical to production and process engineers and designers. Natural gas is at the forefront of today's energy needs, and this book walks you through the equipment and processes used in gas-handling operations, including conditioning and processing, to help you effectively design and manage your gas production facility. Taking a logical approach from theory into practical application, Design of Gas-Handling Systems and Facilities, 3rd Edition contains many supporting equations as well as detailed tables and charts to facilite process design. Based on real-world case studies and experience, this must-have training guide is a reference that no natural gas practitioner and engineer should be without.
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Petroleum Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, Production Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Completion Engineer, Operations Engineer, Drilling Manager, Operations Manager, Project Production Engineer, and Project Reservoir Engineer


Book information

  • Published: August 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-382207-9

Table of Contents

  1. Overview of Gas-Handling, Conditioning and Processing Facilities
  2. Basic Principles
  3. Heat Transfer Theory
  4. Heat Exchanger Configurations
  5. Hydrate Prediction and Prevention
  6. Condensate Stabilization
  7. Dehydration Considerations
  8. Glycol Maintenance, Care and Troubleshooting
  9. Gas Sweetening
  10. Gas Processing
  11. Production Safety Systems

Appendix A: Membrane/Amine Hybird Grissik Gas Plant - Sumatra, Indonesia: Case Study

Appendix B: Judge Digby Gas Plant Hikes Production with Quick Solvent Change-Out: Case Study