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  1. Study compares C 2 -recovery for conventional turboexpander , GSP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Dec 2008

    various ethane-recovery processes, the turboexpander process is the most widely used. Proponents ..... higher recovery than the conventional turboexpander process. Several new processes based on ..... recovery: the GSP and the conventional turboexpander process. To perform a fair comparison, we selected

  2. Simulation study compares ethane recovery in turboexpander processes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 2004

    significantly higher ethane recovery results in turboexpander processes that have a gas-liquid ..... was compared to an equivalent typical turboexpander plant (OGJ, Mar. 4, 1985, p. 116). Turboexpander plants are the most common for NGL

  1. Simulation study determines optimum turboexpander process for NGL recovery

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Mar 2006

    wide compositions and for different turboexpander process configurations has revealed that ..... fields in Saudi Arabia for the different turboexpander process configurations. These configurations ..... usually is processed by a cryogenic turboexpander (TE) process, while rich gas is

  2. Simulation study compares ethane recovery in turboexpander processes

    Online Articles

    Fri, 16 Jan 2004

    Click on the pdf link below to view entire article. A study of five ethane-recovery processes showed significantly higher ethane recovery in turboexpander processes that have a gas-liquid and gas-gas exchanger and use the gas for bottom reboiler duty.

  3. New NGL-recovery process provides viable alternative

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Jan 2012

    choices—straight refrigeration and turboexpander . Straight refrigeration units that most ..... processor is left with a cryogenic turboexpander . IPOR (IsoPressure Open Refrigeration ..... efficiencies comparable to that of advanced turboexpander cycles but for lower capital and operating

  4. Vortex tube can increase liquid hydrocarbon recovery at plant inlet

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Sep 1997

    a true isentropic system, such as a turboexpander . Because the vortex-tube unit provides separation as well ..... pressure energy over a longer period. Turboexpander bypass: theory Traditionally, turboexpander units have been equipped with Joule

  5. New gulf pipeline begins feeds to Louisiana processing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 Oct 1998

    plant has two 300-MMcfd cryogenic turboexpander trains built by Black & Veatch-Pritichard ..... two parallel 300-MMcfd cryogenic turboexpander processing trains (Fig. 4). Designed ..... refrigeration for the process. Mafi-Trench turboexpander /compressors are configured for post

  6. Unit adds plant, steps up Granite Wash drilling

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Nov 2010

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Nov. 17 -- Unit Corp., Tulsa, is in final stages of completing a 50 MMcfd turboexpander gas processing plant in the northeastern Texas Panhandle, where it is stepping up horizontal drilling in the Granite Wash oil

  7. NGL recovery influences Louisiana processing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Apr 1999

    processing plant consists of two parallel 300-MMcfd cryogenic turboexpander processing trains (Fig. 1). The Paradis fractionation plant ..... aluminum heat exchangers, turbine-driven compressors, and turboexpander packages would have likely resulted in an extended schedule

  8. Thailand's PTT expands gas separation

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 May 1996

    Petroleum Authority of Thailand will add turboexpander to its gas separation plant at Rayong, Thailand. Petroleum ..... Group of Cos., Wayne, N.J., is to install a new turboexpander unit at the Rayong plant, where a similar unit has been

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