Chapter 10. Highly Sour Gas Processing in a More Sustainable World

  1. Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Cavani3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Centi4,
  3. Prof. Dr. Siglinda Perathoner4 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Ferruccio Trifiró3
  1. François Lallemand1 and
  2. Ari Minkkinen2

Published Online: 20 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629114.ch10

Sustainable Industrial Chemistry

Sustainable Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Lallemand, F. and Minkkinen, A. (2009) Highly Sour Gas Processing in a More Sustainable World, in Sustainable Industrial Chemistry (eds F. Cavani, G. Centi, S. Perathoner and F. Trifiró), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629114.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy

  2. 4

    University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Total E & P, Place de la Coupole, la Défense 6, 92078 Paris Cedex, France

  2. 2

    Institut Francais du Petrole, 1 & 4 Avenue de Bois-Préau, 92852 Rueil-Malmaison, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315529

Online ISBN: 9783527629114

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Keywords:

  • acid gas;
  • tertiary-methyldiethanolamine (MDEA);
  • sour gas;
  • SPREX;
  • sustainable chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Use of Activated MDEA for Acid Gas Removal

  • Process Performance Highlights

  • Case Study of the Use of Activated MDEA for Treatment of Very Sour Gas

  • Acid Gas Removal for Cycling and/or Disposal

  • Bulk H2S Removal for Disposal

  • SPREX Performance

  • Capital Cost and Energy Balance Comparison

  • Conclusions

  • References