« Back to course list

Gas Processing Technologies (FAC02)


    This course provides in-depth knowledge about the processes and technologies applied for gas treatment and gas processing worldwide. Different requirements for the processing of various gas types are detailed and supported by real-life examples.

    Course Level: Skill
    Duration: 4 days
    Instructor: Eduardo Perez or Bogdan Buzatoiu

    Designed for you, if you are...

    • A reservoir engineer, production engineer or process engineer, seeking deeper understanding of gas treatment steps
    • In need of a refresher course in state-of-the-art processing technologies for natural gas and associated gas

    How we build your confidence

    • A tutor with more than 10 years of hands-on design, build and operating experience
    • Explanations of all commonly used gas treatment technologies as well as rarely applied niche market solutions
    • Outlining the engineering path from gas analysis to gas processing schemes, backed with exercises
    • Illustration of multiple typical gas processing schemes for certain gas types and applications

    The benefits from attending

    By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

    • Gas types, qualities and required processing steps
    • How to determine involved technologies based on enhanced chemical background knowledge
    • How to cope with sour service and related operations
    • Processing schemes for natural / associated gas
    • How to sketch preliminary processing charts of various gases, including utility systems


    • Basic introduction to oil and gas chemistry
    • Natural gas / associated gas formation
    • Types of reservoirs and related production technologies
    • Typical sales gas qualities
    • Relevant technologies of gas processing surface facilities, broken down into:
      - Well equipment and HIPPS
      - Gathering systems
      - Separation facilities
      - Sweetening facilities
      - Dehydration facilities and condensate removal
      - By-product stabilisation and use / disposal
      - Metering systems
      - Utility requirements
    • Underground gas storage
    • Implication of shale gas on surface facilities
    • Process engineering introduction and technology selection
    • Case studies based on existing facilities world wide



      © All rights reserved
      HOT Engineering GmbH   Tel: +43 3842 43 0 53-0   Fax +43 3842 43 0 53-1   hot@hoteng.com