Posts Tagged ‘NGLs’

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 […]

Vibration and Process Data Spot Turbo-Expander Problem

Posted in Asset Management, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013. One comment so far
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Many industrial processes require refrigeration, such as in the extraction of ethane and natural gas liquids (NGLs) from natural gas. From Wikipedia, a turboexpander: …also referred to as a turbo-expander or an expansion turbine, is a centrifugal or axial flow turbine through which a high pressure gas is expanded to produce work that is often […]