GPA research data help save time, money in BG plant design

Data from a GPA research program saved time and money in designing British Gas' Hannibal gas plant, Sfax, Tunisia.The plant, wholly owned and operated by British Gas Tunisia Ltd., was designed and constructed by IPSI LLC/Bechtel Corp., Houston, and has been operating at full capacity since June 1996. The plant supplies more than 80% of the gas used in Tunisia.Feed gas originates in the Miskar field, about 113 km offshore in the Mediterranean Sea. The plant is designed to produce 4.9 million cubic meters/day (MMcmd) of sales gas with less than 6.5 mole % nitrogen, a hydrocarbon dew point lower than -5° C., water content less than 80 ppmw, and a pressure of 75 barg.The processThe f...

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