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    Natural Gas - English

    the Technologies of Natural Gas Sweetening

    Natural Gas Sweetening Natural gas may contain high quantities of hydrogen sulfide H2S and/or carbon dioxide CO2. The presence of these compounds renders the gas a sour gas. This is specially because sulfur has such negative effects on the quality of the produced gas, that the concentration of both components have to be reduced from the gas flow before being put into the distribution conducts for the users. The regulations allow a maximum of H2S equal to 0,002 gr./Nmc (1,31 PPM).The amount of CO2 in the gas produced will depend in the amount required by the regulations. Typical values allow a maximum concentration of carbon dioxide and other inerts to…

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    Petroleum - English

    Crude Oil Sweetening and Stabilization

    why crude oil is stabilized? Once degassed and dehydrated–desalted, crude oil is pumped to gathering facilities to be stored in storage tanks. However, if there are any dissolved gases that belong to the light or the intermediate hydrocarbon groups it will be necessary to remove these gases along with hydrogen sulfide (if present in the crude) before oil can be stored. This process is described as a ‘‘dual process’’ of both stabilizing and crude oil sweetening. In stabilization, adjusting the pentanes and lighter fractions retained in the stock tank liquid can change the crude oil gravity. The economic value of the crude oil is accordingly influenced by stabilization. First, liquids can be stored and transported to the market…