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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 Feb 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 ...

  2. Tesoro refinery improves operation efficiency in amine treating unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Nov 2003

    Kapolei, Ha., improved operation of its hydrogen plant amine unit by switching to a specialty amine. The methyldiethanolamine ..... significantly reduced. Tesoro refinery Tesoro's hydrogen plant amine unit has used several different amine solvents in the past

  1. Density, phase behavior keys to acid gas injection

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Jun 1997

    Acid gas injection requires an understanding of the complexities of gas phase behavior and physical properties. Injected acid gas streams typically come from the top of the regenerator reflux accumulator of an amine unit . Thus, they are composed mainly of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbon dioxide ...

  2. Formosa refinery improves sweetening with amine blends

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 May 2011

    generally used to remove H 2 S in the amine unit . MEA, a primary amine, has higher ..... reached without having to shut down the amine unit . Before conversion planning, the ..... there was no need to shut down the amine unit and drain the system of DEA solvent

  3. Survey shows increase in refining construction

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Nov 2014

    cracked naphtha and naphtha hydrotreaters, a vacuum distillation unit, flexicoker, naphtha catalytic reforming unit, amine unit , and cogeneration units. • The expansion and upgrade of the utilities and off-sites installations. Once completed

  4. PROCESS SAFETY—1: Gas conditioning failures show need for design scrutiny

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 May 2013

    2 of this series. Product breakthrough In a typical amine unit operation, the rich amine from a contactor column is ..... in Red River Parish, La., during start-up of an amine unit , an amine flash tank overpressured when an operator

  5. Converting to DEA/MDEA mix ups sweetening capacity

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Aug 1996

    many gas-processing plants, the amine unit may limit the entire plant throughput ..... is operating. If, however, the amine unit has become dirty or the amine has ..... extracted. The gas is sent to an amine unit for sweetening to a product specification

  6. Tune-up of amine system avoids costly new system

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Mar 1999

    years of declining performance in an amine unit at the refinery nearly resulted in ..... contactors in the refinery. While the amine unit was sized for 20% DEA solution strength ..... incidents. Most of the problems with the amine unit were interrelated. The two leading

  7. Louisiana gas plant hikes production with quick solvent changeout

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Jun 2003

    Parish in southern Louisiana. The amine unit treats a raw natural gas stream containing ..... includes Train 1, a 150-MMcfd amine unit followed by a tetra-ethylene glycol ..... s operating capacity due to an amine unit bottleneck. The plant was originally

  8. Second small diesel refinery planned for North Dakota

    Online Articles

    Fri, 21 Mar 2014

    plant will include a crude distillation unit, naphtha stabilizer, mid-distillate hydrotreater, sour water stripper, amine unit , LO-CAT sulfur recovery unit, and hydrogen generator unit. When constructed, the Mondak plant would become North

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