Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing (Google eBook)

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Gulf Professional Publishing, Apr 18, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 672 pages
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Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing gives engineers and managers complete coverage of natural gas transmission and processing in the most rapidly growing sector to the petroleum industry. The authors provide a unique discussion of new technologies that are energy efficient and environmentally appealing at the same time. It is an invaluable reference on natural gas engineering and the latest techniques for all engineers and managers moving to natural gas processing as well as those currently working on natural gas projects.

* Provides practicing engineers critical information on all aspects of gas gathering, processing and transmission
* First book that treats multiphase flow transmission in great detail
* Examines natural gas energy costs and pricing with the aim of delivering on the goals of efficiency, quality and profit
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 NATURAL GAS FUNDAMENTAL
1
Chapter 2 NATURAL GAS ENERGY PRICING
29
Chapter 3 RAW GAS TRANSMISSION
81
Chapter 4 BASIC CONCEPTS OF NATURAL GAS PROCESSING
189
Chapter 5 PHASE SEPARATION
197
Chapter 6 CONDENSATE STABILIZATION
247
Chapter 7 ACID GAS TREATING
261
Chapter 8 NATURAL GAS COMPRESSION
295
Chapter 12 GAS PROCESSING PLANT CONTROLS AND AUTOMATION
431
Chapter 13 DYNAMIC SIMULATION OF GAS PROCESSING PLANTS
461
Chapter 14 ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF GAS PROCESSING AND USE
485
Chapter 15 MAXIMIZING PROFITABILITY OF GAS PLANT ASSETS
507
Chapter 16 GAS PLANT PROJECT MANAGEMENT
539
Appendix 1 THREEPHASE FLASH CALCULATION FOR HYDROCARBON SYSTEMS CONTAINING WATER
569
Appendix 2 CONVERSION FACTORS
577
Appendix 3 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF FLUIDS
579

Chapter 9 NATURAL GAS DEHYDRATION
323
Chapter 10 NATURAL GAS LIQUIDS RECOVERY
365
Chapter 11 SALES GAS TRANSMISSION
401
GLOSSARY AND ACRONYMS
593
Index
605
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About the author (2011)

Author William A. Poe makes his living as a Maryland home-improvement contractor. He is a published poet, essayist, and documentary photographer. As a part-time oral historian with Calvert County, he enjoys telling stories through original plays and film vignettes, typically about the local people and culture of the county.

JAMES G. SPEIGHT, PHD, is an author, consultant, and lecturer on energy and environmental issues. He has written nearly thirty books, including Handbook of Petroleum Analysis, Handbook of Petroleum Product Analysis, and Handbook of Coal Analysis, all published by Wiley.

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