Acid-gas injection proves economic for West Texas gas plant

This 60-MMscfd gas plant, operated by GPM Gas Co. LLC at Dumas, Tex., produces an acid-gas stream that is injected into a reservoir with a specially equipped 250-hp, electric-driven, four-staged horizontally opposed compressor.Click here to enlarge imageGPM Gas Co. LLC, formerly GPM Gas Corp., realized significant cost reductions with an acid-gas injection well at its 60-MMscfd Dumas, Tex., gas plant. The company chose the injection scheme when faced with the increasing regulatory requirements and higher operating costs associated with sulfur-recovery units.After securing approval from the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) pursuant to Statewide Rule 36(c)(10), GPM drilled and completed an...

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