Changing feed conditions push Egyptian gas plant to upgrade CO2 membrane system

Changing feed operating conditions at Khalda Petroleum Co.’s Salam gas processing plant in Egypt’s Western Desert led the company to make changes to its membrane system for removing CO2.The plant’s feed operating conditions had changed over time. An increase in feed flow rate and feed CO2 content combined with membrane permeability variations—due to natural membrane aging and use—required adjustment in system operating conditions to fulfill KPC targets of maximizing system hydrocarbon recovery and meeting acceptable CO2 sales-gas specification.This article will present the flexibility of membrane systems when such changes occur and describe how performance of a...

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