Kevin S. Fisher, Curtis Rueter Radian Corp. Austin, Tex.
Mel LyonPublic Service Co. of Colorado Denver
Jorge GamezGas Research InstituteChicago
For natural gas glycol dehydrators, evaporative cooling provides better emission control than conventional air cooled or glycol-cooled condensation technologies.
Recent developments in environmental regulations, including the upcoming Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards, have made emissions of benzene, ethylbenzene, toluene, and xylenes (BTEX) from glycol dehydrators a major concern for the natural gas industry.
This concern has led the gas industry to look for new...