Posts Tagged ‘natural gas liquids’

Natural Gas Liquids Fractionation Optimization

Posted in Oil & Gas, Production on Monday, August 22nd, 2016. No comments yet
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Maximizing the recovery of natural gas liquids from natural gas improves margins for midstream oil & gas producers. In an earlier post, Optimizing the Process of Purifying Natural Gas Liquids we highlighted the role of advanced process controls and expertise in producing the right mix of hydrocarbons based on current market conditions. Today in part […]

Flexible Operations for Changing Ethane Market Conditions

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Oil & Gas, Production on Friday, August 5th, 2016. No comments yet
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In an RBN Energy blog post, The Yellow Rose Of Texas: Battle Of Texas Ethane Begins As Cargo #1 Departs Morgan’s Point, it not only gives a great history lesson on the origins of the Yellow Rose of Texas, but also the market dynamics for ethane production. It highlights the challenge that shale gas production […]

Optimizing the Process of Purifying Natural Gas Liquids

Posted in Oil & Gas on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Chuck Miller It is no secret that the oil and gas producers attraction to the shale fields has been the high BTU wet gas that contains a significant volume of heavier hydrocarbons known as Natural Gas Liquids or NGLs. The purpose of the Natural Gas / NGL Recovery plant is to recover the methane […]

Assessing the Natural Gas Processing Market

Posted in Oil & Gas on Monday, January 26th, 2015. 3 comments so far
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This week marks the 70th annual Instrumentation and Automation Symposium for the Process Industries at Texas A&M University. The goal of the symposium is to educate professionals and students in the instrumentation and automation industry. One of the keynote presentations will be given by Emerson’s Chuck Miller. He will kick off the proceedings at 8am […]

Custody Transfer for Natural Gas Liquids

Posted in Measurement Instrumentation, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014. 4 comments so far
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As described by MarketRealist, raw natural gas from wells contains numerous components. While mostly methane, a dry gas, and wet gases including ethane, propane, normal butane, isobutane, and natural gasoline, along with water, carbon dioxide, and sulfur. The article’s author notes: Natural gas processing removes impurities and separates natural gas liquids (or NGLs) from dry […]