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Contamination Control in the Natural Gas Industry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128169865

Contamination Control in the Natural Gas Industry

1st Edition

Authors: Thomas Wines Saeid Mokhatab
Paperback ISBN: 9780128169865
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 12th November 2021
Page Count: 444
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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


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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 one of the most recognizable names in the natural gas community through his contributions to advancing the technologies in the natural gas processing industry. He has been actively involved in different aspects of several large-scale gas processing projects, from conceptual design through plant startup and operations support. He has presented on gas processing technologies worldwide and has published 300 technical papers and two renowned Elsevier’s handbooks in collaboration with leading experts from the largest international engineering companies and prominent process licensors. He founded the world’s first peer-reviewed journal devoted to natural gas science and engineering (published by Elsevier) and has held editorial positions for many scientific journals/book publishing companies. He has also served as a member of technical committees for several professional societies. As a result of his outstanding work, he has received a number of international awards and medals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Gas Processing Consultant, Canada

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