Gas Dehydration Processes

Code Date Venue Fee ($)
PE1 09 Oct 2023 Lagos, Nigeria 4150 USD Register

Course Objectives

To determine the water content of produced natural gas

  • The problems and dangers of hydrate formation
  • Effective methods of hydrate inhibition
  • Principles and operational elements of TEG gas dehydration
  • Principles and operational elements of Mole Sieve gas dehydration


  • Types of dehydration processes: absorption, adsorption and condensation
  • Water vapor content of gaseous hydrocarbons
  • Hydrates and hydrate inhibition
  • Dewpoint depression
  • Mass transfer operations: absorption and stripping, trays vs. packing
  • TEG equipment: gas scrubbers, glycol contactors, flash tank, filters, lean/rich heat exchanger, regenerator, stripping gas
  • Operating procedures and problems for TEG systems: startup and shutdown, normal operations, glycol losses, corrosion, troubleshooting
  • Care of the TEG solution
  • Mole sieve gas dehydration
  • Adsorbers and desiccants
  • Mass transfer zone
  • Regeneration system
  • Operation and adsorbent life
  • Mole Seive operating problems and troubleshooting

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