Challenges in the Application of Adsorbent Technologies for Midstream Contaminants Control

Source: AIChE
  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    March 28, 2017
  • Duration:
    1.5 hours
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Adsorbent technologies have been used in the midstream industry for contaminant purification from natural gas. Molecular sieves are the product of choice for the deep dehydration required by Liquefied Natural Gas and midstream facilities. Also, adsorbents can remove other impurities such as carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans, and mercury. There are different mechanisms for adsorption, some of which are regenerable and some are not. Advances in adsorbents provides a technology overview and high level guidelines to design, operation, and troubleshooting.


Mahdi Nouri

Mahdi Nouri, Fellow of Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chartered Engineer, and AIChE Senior Member, has solid gas treating and processing and LNG experience. He has a direct responsibility for design, economic studies, troubleshooting and debottlenecking of sour gas/liquid treating technologies, cryogenic gas processing technologies (NGL and LNG facilities), and fractionation, and has also held key leadership roles in design of over two-dozen gas processing plants, five large scale LNG facilities, and four world-class cryogenic gas processing plants during commissioning and start-up phase.Read more

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