WELCOME TO THE VIRTUAL LAURANCE REID GAS CONDITIONING CONFERENCE

DATE: FEBRUARY 22, 2021

8:30 – 8:50 a.m.

Conference Welcome
Lily Martinez – The University of Oklahoma Program Director Lifelong Learning Programs

Tye Aikins – ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. LRGCC Program Chair

8:50 – 10:00 a.m.

Moderator: Ken McIntush - Trimeric Corporation

Overview of Natural Gas Compression Options in Upstream and Midstream Operations
R. McKaskle, B. Piggott, A. Ryan, D. Mamrosh, D. Myers – Trimeric Corporation

Challenges of Retrofitting Upstream Facilities for Tank Venting to Flare
T. Payne – Halker Consulting

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Conference Break and Poster Breakout Rooms

Gas Plant Optimization When Using Gas Turbine Driven Centrifugal Compressors with Waste Heat Recovery
M. Clay, R. Kurz, B. TorbensenSolar Turbines

Determination of Excessive Flash Gas Flow Rates in Amine Systems
J. Binz, M. Landoll – Dow

Experiences in the First Commercial Applications of a Regenerable Iron-Based Nanotechnology for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal in Natural Gas
M. Fordney, H. Lozano, Jr. – Q2 Technologies

10:30 – 12:30 p.m.

Operating Experiences : My War Story
M. Sheilan – Amine Experts

Update on the Design of Gas Handling Options for Shale Oil Production
A. Schroer –Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. M. Conder – Mesa Applied Technologies A. Meyer – Lansera, LLC

A New Sorbent Process for Removing Methanol and Water from Natural Gas Liquids
G. Alptekin, F. Kugler, J. Hohman, M. Ware – SulfaTrap, LLC.

Results of 2020 LRGCC Attendee Survey
Bill Echt - Merichem Company

LRGCC Roundtable and Submitting Questions
Kelley LaRue – Honeywell UOP

 

DATE: FEBRUARY 23, 2021

8:30 – 9:50 a.m.

Welcome
Tye Aikins, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering
LRGCC Program Chair

Moderator: Gavin McIntyre – Bryan Research and Engineering

The Effects of Using H2S Scavenger Upstream of Gas Processing Equipment and the Effects of Injecting Excessive Methanol Upstream of Gas Processing Equipment
A. Taliaferro – Spartan Energy Partners

Innovative Hydrogen Sulfide Removal Process Reduces Costs with New Chemistry
J. Gomach – Merichem Company

9:50 – 10:20 a.m.

Conference Break and Poster Breakout Rooms

Avoid Pressure Relief Valve Plugging in Gas Conditioning Applications
T. Kerr, D. Myers Trimeric Corporation

Claus unit nitrogen and acid gas co-feed operation to mitigate reliability and environmental sensitivities at turndown conditions
K.Atieh, A. Nagy, E. Aceves De Alba – Imperial Oil

A Catalyst-Sorbent Hybrid Process for Organic Sulfur Removal from Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquid 
G. Alptekin, F. Kugler, M. Schaefer, M. Ware – SulfaTrap, LLC

10:20 – 11:10 a.m.

Operating Experiences: My War Story
K. McIntush – Trimeric Corporation

Improving Pump Performance on TEG Dehydration Units
K. Benning, B. Powell, M. Lanipekun – Viking Pump

11:10 – 12:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion – Session One

Lead Moderators
Kelley LaRue – Honeywell UOP

This open forum for Q andA among everyone involved in gas conditioning is a hallmark of this conference. No comments are noted or published. Come with your questions and provide fellow industry members the benefit of your experience.

 

DATE: FEBRUARY 24, 2021

8:30 – 9:50 a.m.

Welcome
Pierre Crevier, Crevier Process Consulting
LRGCC Program Vice Chair

Moderator: Ron Schendel - Chemical and Refining Technology Services

Gas Conditioning Reboiler Design
B. Evans – Gulf Coast Engineered Solutions, Inc.

Safer and More Efficient Amine Operations via Computational Method for Rich Loading
P. Oberbroeckling – Lyondell Basel Houston Refinery S. Mollberg - Dow

9:50 – 10:20 a.m.

Conference Break and Poster Breakout Rooms

Gas Plant Optimization When Using Gas Turbine Driven Centrifugal Compressors with Waste Heat Recovery
M. Clay, R. Kurz, B. TorbensenSolar Turbines

Experiences in the First Commercial Applications of a Regenerable Iron-Based Nanotechnology for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal in Natural Gas
M. Fordney, H. Lozano, Jr. – Q2 Technologies

Claus unit nitrogen and acid gas co-feed operation to mitigate reliability and environmental sensitivities at turndown conditions
K.Atieh, A. Nagy, E. Aceves De Alba – Imperial Oil

10:20 – 12:30 p.m.

Operating Experiences: My War Story
M. Taylor - Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology Solutions, Inc.

Controlling Amine Degradation in a Sulfinol-D Gas Sweetening Facility
A. Morhart – Brenntag Canada Inc.

How Sweet It Is: Increasing Permian Gas Plant Capacity and Product Quality
D. Norton, A. Vincent – Targa Resources E. Teletzke – INEOS

Overloaded: An Operating Case Study of Corrosion in a CO2 Removal Amine Unit
J. Glover, M. Ferguson - Williams

 

DATE: FEBRUARY 25, 2021

8:30 – 9:50 a.m.

Welcome
Pierre Crevier, Crevier Process Consulting
LRGCC Program Vice Chair

Moderator: Randal Askey – Aka Energy

Saudi Aramco Simplified Sulfur Recovery Technology
J. O’Connell, I. Alami, S. Verma – Saudi Aramco

Sulfur Recovery Unit Rundown Systems
M. van Son – Comprimo - Worley

9:50 – 10:20 a.m.

Conference Break - Poster Session

Determination of Excessive Flash Gas Flow Rates in Amine Systems
J. Binz, M. Landoll – Dow

Avoid Pressure Relief Valve Plugging in Gas Conditioning Applications
T. Kerr, D. Myers Trimeric Corporation

A Catalyst-Sorbent Hybrid Process for Organic Sulfur Removal from Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquid 
G. Alptekin, F. Kugler, M. Schaefer, M. Ware – SulfaTrap, LLC

10:20 – 11:10 a.m.

Operating Experiences: My War Story
Elmo Nasato – Nasato Consulting Ltd.

Alternatives to Traditional Tailgas Cleanup
J. De Ren, W. Whyman, H. Hudson – Honeywell UOP LLC

11:10 – 12:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion – Session Two

Lead Moderator
Kelley LaRue – Honeywell UOP

This open forum for Q andA among everyone involved in gas conditioning is a hallmark of this conference. No comments are noted or published. Come with your questions and provide fellow industry members the benefit of your experience.

12:30 p.m.Conference Close
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