Optimizing CO2 capture, dehydration and compression facilities
The removal of CO2 by liquid absorbents is widely implemented in the field of gas processing, chemical production, and coal gasification. Many power plants are looking at post-combustion CO2 recovery to meet environmental regulations and to produce CO2 for enhanced oil recovery applications. The figure below illustrates actual data of fuel consumption in 2005 and an estimate of energy demand for various fuels from 2010 to 2030. The world energy demand will likely increase at rates of 10–15% every 10 years. This increase could raise the CO2 emissions by about 50% by 2030 as compared with the current level of CO2 emissions. The industrial countries (North America, Western Europe and OECD Pacific) contribute to this jump in emissions by 70% compared to the rest of the world, and more than 60% of these emissions will come from power generation and industrial sectors.
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A perfect storm has dramatically changed the way oil and gas production facilities are designed and permitted for air quality compliance.
Air quality regulations have been strengthened due to rule changes in the Clean Air Act (40 CFR 60, Subpart OOOO), drastically reducing the allowed emissions ...
The design and optimization of separation processes is carried out using process simulators, which utilize various calculation approaches. Two techniques that are widely used for modeling distillation are the ideal stage model and the mass transfer model.
Ideal Stage Models - The ideal ...
Physical solvents such as DEPG, NMP, Methanol, and Propylene Carbonate are often used to treat sour gas. These physical solvents differ from chemical solvents such as ethanolamines and hot potassium carbonate in a number of ways. The regeneration of chemical solvents is achieved by the application of ...
Selecting the best amine/solvent for gas treating is not a trivial task. There are a number of amines available to remove contaminants such as CO2, H2 S and organic sulfur compounds from sour gas streams. The most commonly used amines are monoethanolamine (MEA), diethanolamine (DEA), and methyldiethanolamine ...
ProMax is built on over 40 years of continual research and development efforts. Our team of development engineers has consistently found innovative ways to model processes so that the end results accurately refl ect the actual operating conditions of gas processing, refi ning and chemical facilities. ...
The removal of CO2 by liquid absorbents is widely implemented in the field of gas processing, chemical production, and coal gasification. Many power plants are looking at post-combustion CO2 recovery to meet environmental regulations and to produce CO2 for enhanced oil recovery applications. The figure ...
ProMax® is a powerful and versatile process simulation package that is used worldwide to design and optimize gas processing, refining and chemical facilities. Totally integrated with Microsoft Visio®, Excel® and Word®, ProMax is the best simulation tool for designing gas plants and predicting ...
With increasing environmental concerns, sulfur recovery has become one of the leading issues in emissions reduction. Bryan Research & Engineering’s process simulator, ProMax, contains a complete reactor suite for modeling kinetic (plug flow and stirred tank), equilibrium, conversion, and Gibbs ...