Proceedings of the 1st Annual Gas Processing Symposium

Proceedings of the 1st Annual Gas Processing Symposium, 1st Edition

10-12 January, 2009 - Qatar

Proceedings of the 1st Annual Gas Processing Symposium, 1st Edition,Hassan Alfadala,G.V. Rex Reklaitis,Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi,ISBN9780444532923

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This book is a must-read for process engineers, technology developers, and managers, in the area of gas processing.

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* Provides a state-of-the-art review of gas processing technologies
* Covers design, operating tools, and methodologies
* Includes case studies and practical applications


As the cleanest source of fossil energy with the most advantageous CO2 footprint, natural gas continues to increase its share in the global energy market. This book provides state-of-the-art contributions in the area of gas processing. Special emphasis is given to Liquified Natural Gas (LNG); the book also covers the following gas processing applications in parallel sessions:
* Natural Gas processing and treatment
* Gas To Power and water
* Gas To Liquid (GTL)
* Gas To Petrochemicals, including olefins, ammonia and methanol


process engineers and technology developers in the oil and gas industry; researchers in the field of energy, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering

Hassan Alfadala

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Gas Processing Center and Dean of Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

G.V. Rex Reklaitis

Affiliations and Expertise

Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi

Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi is professor and holder of the McFerrin Professorship at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University. He is internationally recognized for pioneering contributions in the principles and applications of process integration and sustainable design. Dr. El-Halwagi has served as a consultant to a wide variety of processing industries. He is the recipient of prestigious research and educational awards including the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Sustainable Engineering Forum (AIChE SEF) Research Excellence Award, the Lockheed Martin Excellence in Engineering Teaching Award, The Fluor Distinguished Teaching Award, and the US National Science Foundation's National Young Investigator Award.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, USA

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Proceedings of the 1st Annual Gas Processing Symposium, 1st Edition

Liquefied Energy Chain
1. A Multi-Paradigm Energy Model for Liquid Natural Gas Analysis, Bri-Mathias S. Hodge, J.F. Pekny, and G.V. Reklaitis
2. Dynamic Optimization of the LNG Value Chain, B.A. Foss, and I.J. Halvorsen
3. Liquifaction Technology Developments through History, P. Bosma, and R. Klein Nagelvoort
4. The Globalization of LNG Markets: Historical Context, Current Trends, and Prospects for the Future, S.L. Sakmar, JD., LL.M., and D.R. Kendall, Jr.
5. The Liquefied Energy Chain, A. Aspelund, and T. Gundersen

Natural Gas Process Equipement Design
6. A Universal Methodology Based on SIMAR for Composing and Evaluating Expander Based Processes, C. Yengle, and S. Huang
7. Application of Hybrid Coolers for Base Load LNG Liquefaction Plants, J.C. Kuo, and P.G. Demakos
8. Cost Estimation and Optimization of the Topping Unit Products at the Steady State Condition, N. Saghatoleslami, F. Shikholeslami, F. Shahraki, and Y. Dadmohamadi
9. Minimum Energy Operation of Petlyuk Distillation Columns - Nonsharp Product
Specifications, I.J. Halvorsena, and S. Skogestad
10. The Engineering of Compact Exchangers to Required Dimensions, M.Picon Nunez, C.E. Carreon, and G.T. Polley
11. Towards the Dynamic Initialisation of C4 Splitter Models, I. Dones, H.A. Preisig, and S. de Graaf

Process Design
12. An Overview of New Methodologies for the Design of Cryogenic Processes with an
emphasis on LNG, T. Gundersen, P.I. Batron, and A. Aspelund
13. A Shortcut Thermodynamic Model for Simulating LNG Liquefaction Facilities,
S. Huang, N. Tsai, and P. Shah
14. Phase Behavior Concerns for Multicomponent Natural Gas-Like Mixtures, M. Atilhan, J. Zhou, S. Ejaz, D. Cristancho, J. Holste, and K.R. Hall
15. Simulation and Energy Integration of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Plant, S.A. Al-Sobhi, H.E. Alfadala, and M.M. El-Halwagi
16. Wide Range, High Accuracy P&ro;T Measurements by Single Sinker Magnetic Suspension Densimeter for Natural Gas-Like Mixtures, M. Atilhan, P.V. Patil, S. Ejaz, D. Cristancho, J. Holste, and K.R. Hall

Process Synthesis and Optimization
17. A Short-term Operational Planning Model for a LNG Production System, A. Selot, Loi Kwong-Kuok, M. Robinson, Th.L. Mason, and P.I. Barton
18. Development in Mixed Refrigerant Cycles Used in Olefin Plants, M. Mafi, M. Amidpour, and S.M.M. Naeynian
19. Nuclear Technology for Frontier Advances in the Natural Gas Industry, R.P. Taleyarkhan
19. A Method for Optimal Operation of BOG Compression in a LNG Gasification Plant, Myung Wook Shin, Namjin Jang, Soo Hyoung Choi, Dongil Shin, Chonghun Han, and En Sup Yoon
20. Optimizing Compressor Operations in an LNG Plant, M.M. Faruque Hasan, I.A. Karimi, and H.E. Alfadala
21. Synthesis of Heat Exchanger Networks Involving Phase Changes, M.M. Faruque Hasan, I.A. Karimi, and H.E. Alfadala
22. Towards a Framework for Systematic Innovation of Catalytic Gas Conversion
Processes, P. Linke, D. Linke, and D. Montolio-Rodriguez

Process Control
23. Maintenance Issues in Oil and Gas Processes: Detection of Valve Stiction,
S. Ahmed, S.L. Shaha, and Biao Huang
24. Simple LNG Process - Part I: Optimal Design, J.B. Jensen, and S. Skogestad
25. Simple LNG Process - Part II: Optimal Operation, J.B. Jensen, and S. Skogestad
26. Unlocking the Potential of Modern Control and Optimization Strategies in LNG Productio, W. Sturm, M. Parra-Calvache, F. Chantant, and J. van Opstal

Acid Gas Removal
27. CO_2 Capture by Novel Amine Blends, P.D. Vaidya, and E.Y. Kenig
28. PVA/PVAm Blend FSC Membrane for Natural Gas Sweetening, Liyuan Deng, Taek-Joong Kim, M. Sandru, and M.-B. Hägg
29. Simulation of an Acid Gas Removal Process Using Methyldiethanolamine; an
Equilibrium Approach, H.E. Alfadala, and E. Al-Musleh
30. Simulation of the Process of Biological Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Gas, E.M. Elkanzi
31. Solubility of Sulfur in Sour Gas Mixtures, J.J. Carroll

Sustainability, Safety and Asset Management in LNG Industry
32. Asset Management Practices at Qatargas, A.K. Attou, and Q. Ahmed
33. Risk Based Integrity Modeling of Gas Processing Facilities using Bayesian Analysis, P. Thodi, F. Khan, and M. Haddara
34. Safety of Buried Pressurized Gas Pipelines near Explosion Sources, F. Rigas
35. Shipboard Reliquefaction for Large LNG Carriers, T.N. Anderson, M.E. Ehrhardt, R.E. Foglesong, T. Bolton, D. Jones, and A. Richardson
36. Safety Assessment of LNG Terminal Focused on the Consequence Analysis of LNG Spills, Ku Hwoi Kim, Jamin Koo, Ho Soo Kim, Hwayong Kim, and En Sup Yoon
37. Towards a Holistic Approach to the Sustainable Use of Seawater for Process Cooling, A. Abdel-Wahab, P. Linke, H. Alfadala, M. El-Halwagi, and B. Batchelor
38. Transport and Fate of Chlorinated By-Products Associated with Cooling Water
Discharges, A.E. Adenekan, V.S. Kolluru, and J.P. Smith

Gas to Liquids
39. Comparative Economic Analysis of Gas-to-Liquid Processes for Optimal Product Selection, Chul-Jin Lee, and Chonghun Han
40. GTL Feed by Catalytic Oxidation of Methane in Plate Reactor, M.A. Nakoua , and M.H. El-Naas
41. Scale-up and Demonstration of Fischer-Tropsch Technology, D. Schanke, M. Wagner, and P. Taylor
42. Shell GTL, from Bench Scale to World Scale, R. Overtoom, N. Fabricius, and W. Leenhouts

Gas to Petrochemicals
43. Model-based Retrofit Design and Analysis of Petrochemical processes, J. Rashed, and R. Gani
44. Natural Gas Conversion to Ethylene: An Experimental and Numerical Study, N. Yaghobi, and Mir Hamid Reza Ghoreishy
45. Value Creation through Integration of Downstream Process Technologies, M.J. Hagenson, B. Kreischer, W. Valerioti, and Ch. Nease
46. The VCM Process Economics: Global and Raw Material Impacts, F. Benyahia

Gas to Liquids continued
47. An Approach to the Design of Advanced Fischer-Tropsch Reactor for Operation
in Near-Critical and Supercritical Phase Media, Nimir O. Elbashir, Buping Bao and Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi
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