CANADIAN GAS PLANT USES AMINE UNIT TO SWEETEN LIQUID ETHANE

02/24/1992
Ian M. Wesch Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd. Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. Treating liquid ethane with amine to remove CO2 has proven successful at Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd.'s Fort Saskatchewan gas plant. Experience at the plant indicates that, if recommended operating procedures and guidelines are followed, an amine contactor tower is economical and reliable for sweetening liquid hydrocarbons. The Fort Saskatchewan CO2-removal facility is unique, in that it is the only plant in North America which is treating a pure liquid-ethane stream. USUAL APPLICATIONS Amine treating of liquid hydrocarbon...
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