Chapter One

Overview of Gas-Handling, Conditioning, and Processing Facilities


This chapter introduces the methods and equipment used in handling, conditioning, and processing natural gas for sale. It begins by presenting the objectives of gas-handling, conditioning, and processing facilities. It then summarizes the contents of each chapter. At the end of the chapter, the main processes of a gas field facility are presented in a process block diagram, and each component in the diagram is explained in detail. The chapter closes by presenting a sample gas field. The described field provides the basis for the many example problems addressed in the subsequent chapters.






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