Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) Technology: Recovery and Production

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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  • 5 days
  • in person

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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Who should attend

This course is intended for all Production/Process Staff, Site Operators and site staff, and HSE personnel.

About the course

The course provides a comprehensive grounding in all aspects of Liquefied Petroleum Gases Industry. It deals with the origin and occurrence of natural gas and describes recovery, properties and composition. Next, it deals with processing methods and explains the principles by which natural gas can be prepared for consumer use by removal of unwanted or noxious constituents. Finally, it provide participants with the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with LPG when dealing with the delivery, storage and dispensing of the product.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Familiarize the basic information of origin and properties of LPG
  • Familiarize the LPG composition and properties
  • Deal with the recovery, storage, and transportation of liquefied petroleum gas and LPG process classification
  • Awareness of hazards and controls associated with LPG.

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Origin of Natural Gas
  • Exploration
  • Geological Survey
  • Seismic Survey
  • Magnetometers
  • Logging
  • Reservoirs and Production
  • Natural Gas Reservoirs
  • Petroleum Reservoirs
  • Well Completion
  • The Wellhead

Day 2

  • Natural Gas Production
  • Well Treatment
  • Production
  • Composition of natural gas
  • Properties
  • Density
  • Heat of Combustion (Energy Content)
  • Measurement
  • Volatility, Flammability, and Explosive Behavior
  • Compression and Expansion
  • Liquefied petroleum Gas

Day 3

  • Environmental Properties
  • LPG Recovery LPG Storage
  • Depleted Gas Reservoirs
  • Aquifers
  • Salt Caverns
  • Transportation
  • Pipelines
  • Liquefied Natural Gas
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Compressed Natural Gas
  • Gas­to­Solid
  • Gas­to­Power
  • Gas­to­Liquids
  • Gasto-Commodity

Day 4

  • Water Removal
  • Liquids Removal
  • Absorption
  • Cryogenic Expander Process
  • Membrane Processes
  • Nitrogen Removal
  • Acid Gas Removal
  • Carbonate and Water Washing Processes

Day 5

  • Metal Oxide Processes
  • Catalytic Oxidation Processes
  • Molecular Sieve Processes
  • Fractionation
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Conversion
  • Delivery, storage and dispensing of LPG
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safety checks
  • LPG records
  • Emergency procedures

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

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