COMPRESSOR OPTIMIZATION—1: Energy recovery guides natural gas pipeline system efficiency

Shaghayegh Khalaji National Iranian Gas Co. Tehran Economic analyses demonstrate the operational benefits of using particular energy recovery and scrubber technologies on natural gas transmission systems. The first article of this series, presented here, details these analyses as applied to Iran's gas system. The concluding article will focus on the effect of scrubbers and other equipment in attempting to maximize capital return. Background Iran is one of the largest consumers of natural gas in the world. Several transmission pipelines move natural gas across the country, with compressor stations roughly 100 km apart. Existing information regarding gas consumption by compressor stations i...

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