Optimization guides similar gas plants to different strategies

Alan Dove Enable Midstream Partners LP Oklahoma City Veeral Mehta Steve Hendon Mark Roop eSimulation Inc. Webster, Tex. Based on a presentation to the GPA Annual Convention, Apr. 13-16, 2014, Dallas. Operating natural gas processing plants under fluctuating commodity pricing, inlet conditions, and equipment performance capabilities is difficult. Under such conditions, processors typically operate their plants in either full ethane recovery or full ethane rejection. In early 2000, Enable Midstream Partners LP, Oklahoma City, began implementing gas plant optimization software for its cryogenic plants and discovered a continuum of desirable operating points within each mode. Rigorous gas...

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