Professional Course
4.1 (15 Reviews)

Overview of Gas Processing - G-2

PetroSkills, In Houston (+1 locations)
3 days
3 days

Course description

Overview of Gas Processing - G-2

G-2 is a versatile overview of the gas conditioning and processing industry. This course is designed for a broad audience and is engaging and interactive, utilizing basic technical exercises and terminology to communicate key learning points. This course does not cover the technology and engineering principles in depth, and is only recommended for those needing an overview of the industry and common processes and equipment used.

"Good interaction between trainer and class, lots of real world examples (not too theoretical)." - Product Engineer, The Netherlands

"I learned a lot of basics about gas in this course. This is exactly what I wanted to get out of it." - Commercial Development, United States

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Who should attend?

As a wide ranging overview, it is suitable for interested parties, such as geologists, reservoir engineers, procurement professionals, and sales or business development staff; related specialists like environmental staff, operational staff, and shift foremen; those new to the industry, such as entry-level (1-2 year) engineers; or anyone interested in a general, technically-oriented overview of the gas processing industry.

Training content

  • Natural gas and world energy trends
  • Hydrocarbon components and physical properties
  • The role of gas processing in the natural gas value chain
  • Heat transfer equipment
  • Pumps and compressors
  • Acid gas removal
  • Gas dehydration
  • NGL extraction
  • Fractionation and stabilization
  • LNG
  • Pipelines and storage
  • Sulfur recovery and acid gas injection

Certification / Credits

  • An overview of natural gas and world energy trends
  • Natural gas sources, makeup, properties, specifications, and related oil and gas terminology
  • Markets and uses for NGL, LPG, ethane, propane, and butane
  • Summary of gas processing costs, and commercial and contract issues in liquids extraction
  • How gas is transported and sold
  • Overview of the common equipment used in the oil and gas industry, including heat exchangers, pumps, and compressors
  • Options for various basic gas conditioning and processing steps, including acid gas removal, dehydration, liquid extraction, product fractionation, LNG overview, pipelines, sulfur recovery, and acid gas injection


Average rating 4.1

Based on 15 reviews.
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Oil and Gas Professional
04 May 2016

I liked looking at the economic feasibility of removing certain fluids from the NGLs.

Oil and Gas Professional
04 May 2016

Instructor's personal experiences were invaluable to hear. Wellhead to purity product overview discussions were very helpful in understanding big picture.

Oil and Gas Professional
04 May 2016

Mix of real experience with pictures and technical course material helped a lot with understanding the gas processing industry.


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