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Category Natural gas processing

Compressor blowdown calculations: Comparison of HYSYS BLOWDOWN vs the Depressuring Utility

Introduction 

Fluid temperatures can drop significantly during depressurization events and the heat transfer b...


Category Water efficiency

An efficient approach for techno-economic evaluations of membrane technologies in SAGD Central Processing Facilities

Oil sands operators are continuously investigating ways to reduce operating cost, energy use, and associated GHG emi...


Category Natural gas processing

Predictive Modeling using Machine Learning in the Upstream Oil & Gas Sector

Background

Predictive process models are essential engineering tools that enable bet...


Category Natural gas processing

Air emissions regulations and reporting requirements for the upstream oil and gas (UOG) industry in Western Canada: An update

Air emissions regulations and reporting requirements for the upstream oil and gas (UOG) industry in Western Canada are in constant evolution and it...


Category Relief / flare studies

Two flare stacks in one facility? Make sure to consider radiation from one stack to the other stack surface

It is quite common for a facility to have multiple flare stacks with different heights. Consider a sour gas processing facility where there are two...


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