Single-station mandate forces Gulfstream to adopt unusual design

Design of Station 100 for the Gulfstream Natural Gas System incorporated several features not normally found in a traditional natural gas transmission system compressor station. Click here to enlarge imageThese features were necessary to allow movement of 1,130 MMscfd of natural gas from supply sources in southern Alabama and Mississippi across the eastern Gulf of Mexico to delivery points in central Florida (Fig. 1) using the single compressor station and to prevent liquid condensation in the cold gulf pipeline segment.The station design was also based on the fundamental concept of providing for the highest on-line reliability and incorporates the latest technology in both equipment and...

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