MAJOR CARIBBEAN GAS PROCESSING PLANT STARTS UP

10/28/1991
Michael J. Morgan Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd. Point Lisas, Trinidad Mark R. Cousino Conoco Inc. San Angelo, Tex. One of the largest gas processing plants in Latin America began operations June 15 in Trinidad. Startup came only 19 months after ground-breaking. The $100 million, 650 MMcfd plant is located in the Point Lisas Industrial Estate in the western part of the island. It is a state-of-the-art, high-recovery cryogenic gas plant capable of removing 98% of the propane and all heavier components. Present and design material balances are shown in Table 1. PERIODIC UPSETS The National Gas Co. of Tr...
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