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  1. MarkWest, Gulfport gear up Utica shale operations

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    Mon, 3 Dec 2012

    MarkWest Utica EMG LLC has started up the 60 MMcfd Cadiz refrigeration plant in Harrison County, Ohio, supported by production from two Utica shale wells operated by Gulfport Energy Corp., Oklahoma


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Dec 1990

    procedure is available to monitor and verify the performance of refrigeration compressors equipped with side ports. Side ports are installed ..... Using side ports allows higher efficiency operation of a refrigeration system where several loads are encountered at different

  3. Compressor-recycle valve design meets severe noise and operating specs

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    Mon, 26 Jan 1998

    The new 16 in. x 24 in. compressor recycle valve, located 40 ft above the ground, is on the bypass of a 15,000 hp refrigeration compressor. The design of the new compressor recycle valve at the Chevron El Segundo refinery's alkylation unit took

  4. Saudi Aramco installs new LPG recovery unit at Yanbú refinery

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    Mon, 4 Jun 2007

    column. A new three-stage propane refrigeration system is used to chill the CCR net ..... a larger heat exchanger. Propane refrigeration cycle To provide the required chilling, a propane refrigeration system was required. Fig. 5 shows

  5. Market conditions encourage refiners to recover by-product gases

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    Mon, 7 Oct 2013

    technology with supplemental propane refrigeration for NGL and RGP recovery. For the ..... of utilities and by sharing a common refrigeration system. With simultaneous execution ..... expansion, conventional mechanical refrigeration , cryogenic turboexpander, lean

  6. Study identifies optimal C 2 recovery for NGL plants

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    Mon, 22 Aug 2005

    of NGL-recovery process used, the refrigeration system requirements, and CO 2 tolerance ..... processes for deep recovery of NGL include refrigeration , expander-based cryogenic, and ..... and operating expense. Mechanical refrigeration and lean-oil processes are more competitive

  7. New FPSO design produces LNG from offshore sources

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    Mon, 26 Aug 2002

    LNG projects and the single-stage refrigeration cycle. 2 For offshore liquefaction ..... technology was a nitrogen-expander refrigeration cycle with precooling by mechanical refrigeration and liquefaction in aluminum plate

  8. Contaminants key to refinery offgas treatment unit design

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2008

    cryogenics, fractionation, and refrigeration . Inlet gas compression ROG is usually delivered ..... and will adsorb only water. Because refrigeration is available, the design should consider ..... followed by demethanization. Mechanical refrigeration is required in the cryogenic unit to

  9. Rising demand, low-cost feed spur ethylene capacity growth

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    including its SRT cracking heaters and its recovery section design, which features low-pressure separation and mixed refrigeration to minimize investment costs. LPP, which is based on a steam cracker and will enable ORPIC to produce polypropylene as

  10. Energy optimization drives design for Saudi Aramco NGL-recovery plant

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    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    from the second stage of the propane refrigeration loop chills the water in a dedicated ..... acid gas doesn't affect the propane refrigeration system. The system will also be designed ..... supplied from both NGL-recovery propane refrigeration systems (primary, backup). The

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