Mallet gas processing facility uses membranes to efficiently separate CO2

The Cynara membrane system at Occidental Oil & Gas Corp.'s Mallet CO2-removal facility, Sundown, Tex., has processed 100 MMscfd of gas with an online availability greater than 99% since 1994 and is being expanded to process an additional 100 MMscfd of gas.Membranes are reliable process elements for CO2 removal when properly applied. Semipermeable membranes have been in commercial operation for CO2 removal from hydrocarbon gas streams since the early 1980s. The Mallet CO2-removal facility is being expanded to process an additional 100 MMscfd of gas. The CO2-removal module is circled in the lower right (Fig. 1).Click here to enlarge imageThe Mallet CO2-removal facility is being expande...

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