E-11 Lean Oil Absorbers

E-11 Lean Oil Absorbers


LEAN OIL ABSORBERS (44 pages and 20 drawings, illustrations and examples) This manual describes the principles and operation of absorbers used in gas processing plants. Both Metric and English units of measurement are used so students can work in units with which they are familiar.

Covered Subjects:

  • Description of an absorber tower and tower types; trayed or packed
  • Principles of hydrocarbon absorption in lean oil
  • Effects of temperature, lean oil composition, lean oil flow rate, and number of absorption stages
  • The function and flow of a pre-saturator
  • Burping and carryover
  • Lean oil loss in outlet gas for different types of lean oil at various temperatures
  • Procedures to start-up, shutdown, and control
  • Lean oil quality determination
  • Procedures for removing light ends and heavy ends from lean oil
  • Troubleshooting procedure for foaming, carryover, and insufficient absorption

Questions and problems are included throughout the text with answers in the back that allow students to check their understanding of the subject.

Estimated self-study time: 8 hours

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E-11 Lean Oil Absorbers - Knowledge Validation Test CD

The E-11 Knowledge Validation Test CD, is a CD disc that has all of the photographs, diagrams, illustrations and examples as printed in the E-11 training manual combined in a .pdf file.

Answers to both SI and USCS unit validation test questions in the manual are included along with scoring information. Multiple Knowledge Validation Test CD orders will be combined onto a single disc.

An experienced PLP instructor can travel to your site to lead a classroom training program. Contact PLP for more information.

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