Contamination Control in the Natural Gas Industry

Contamination Control in the Natural Gas Industry

1st Edition - November 25, 2021

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  • Authors: Thomas Wines, Saeid Mokhatab
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128169865
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169872

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Contamination Control in the Natural Gas Industry delivers the separation fundamentals and technology applications utilized by natural gas producers and processors. This reference covers principles and practices for better design and operation of a wide range of media, filters and systems to remove contaminants from liquids and gases, enabling gas industry professionals to fulfill diverse fluid purification requirements. Packed to cover practical technologies, diagnostics and troubleshooting methods, this book provides gas engineers and technologists with a critical first-ever reference geared to contamination control.

Key Features

  • Covers contamination control methods and equipment specific to the natural gas industry
  • Includes guidelines on fundamentals and real-world technologies used today
  • Gives engineers better design and operation with rating methods, standards and case histories


Process engineers and technologists, gas-processing plant designers and operators, scientists and researchers working in the natural gas industry

Table of Contents

  • 1. Fundamentals of Filtration Science
    2. Fundamentals of Separation Science
    3. Industrial Contaminants
    4. Industrial Filtration Technologies
    5. Industrial Separation Technologies
    6. Role of Chemical Additives
    7. Effect of Contamination on Processes in the Natural Gas Industry
    8. Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Methods
    9. Filtration and Separation Rating

Product details

  • No. of pages: 412
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Gulf Professional Publishing 2021
  • Published: November 25, 2021
  • Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128169865
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169872

About the Authors

Thomas Wines

Thomas H. Wines is currently a Director of Applications Development for Pall Corporation's Fluid Technologies and Asset Protection (FTAP) Group in Port Washington, NY. Prior to assuming the above role, Tom was a Director of Product Management, Senior Marketing Manager and Senior Staff Engineer for the Scientific and Laboratory Services Division at Pall. He has 31 years of filtration, separation, and purification experience serving the refinery, gas processing, and chemical industries, and is a specialist in the fields of liquid/gas and liquid/liquid coalescing. He has authored over 50 technical publications and given numerous presentations in this field at professional societies. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University, and is a member of AIChE.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Applications Development, Pall Corporation, Port Washington, NY, USA

Saeid Mokhatab

Saeid Mokhatab is recognized globally as a process technology expert in the fields of natural gas processing and LNG. For over two decades, he has been actively involved in different aspects of several large-scale gas processing and LNG projects, from conceptual design through plant startup and operations support. He has contributed to the understanding of gas processing & LNG knowledge, practices, and technologies through 300 technical papers and 3 reference books (published by Elsevier in the US), which are widely read and highly respected. He founded the Elsevier peer-reviewed Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering and has served on the editorial/advisory boards of leading professional publications pertaining to gas processing and LNG. He has also been an active member of several professional societies, including the SPE and GPA Europe, and has served on the technical program/advisory committee of many acclaimed gas processing conferences worldwide. As a result of his outstanding work in the natural gas industry, he has received a number of international awards and medals and has been listed in highly prestigious biographical directories.

Affiliations and Expertise

Gas Processing Consultant, Canada

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