REDESIGNED FILTERS SOLVE FOAMING, AMINE-LOSS PROBLEMS AT LOUISIANA GAS PLANT

02/04/1991
C.Richard Pauley Pauley Gas Conditioning Chattanooga, Tenn. Donald G. Langston Mobil E&P U.S. Inc. Midland, Tex. Frank C. Betts Mobil E&P U.S. Inc. Coden, Ala. Upgrading the amine filtration system at Mobil E&P U.S. Inc.'s Lowry, La., gas plant solved persistent foaming and amine-loss problems. After the amine solution became fouled with contaminants, the benefits associated with the high-efficiency formulated amine were all but lost. The problems encountered included lost gas-treating capacity, high energy consumption, and increased costs brought about by foaming, excessive amine losses, and high filter duty. ...
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