Relief and Flare Systems - PF-44

Course summary
5 days
4,340 - 5,700 USD
Houston, Kuala Lumpur, London, Perth
Open / Scheduled

Course description

This intensive course provides a comprehensive overview of relief and flare systems for oil and gas processing facilities. The course begins with the need for pressure control/overpressure protection, continues with the key engineering and design aspects including code considerations, and concludes with selecting and defining the components of a relief and flare system. The material of the course is applicable to onshore field production facilities, pipelines, gas plants, terminals, and offshore production facilities.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Engineers and senior operating personnel responsible for designing, operating, and maintaining relief and flare systems in oil and gas facilities.

Training Course Content

Overview of typical relief and flare systems and key components; Codes and standards as well as good practices typical in oil and gas facilities; Safety implications and causes of overpressure; Overpressure protection philosophy including source isolation and relief; Determination of relief requirements and defining set point pressures; Types, applications, and sizing of common relief devices; Blow-down/depressurizing - purpose and design/operational considerations; Design and specification considerations for relief valves and header systems, including fluid characteristics, services conditions, material selection, and header sizing; Environmental considerations; Radiation calculations and the impact of flare tip design; Selection and sizing of key components: knockout and seal drums, vent/flare stack, vent/flare tips, and flare ignition systems; Defining need and quantity of purge gas; Flare gas recovery, smokeless flaring, and purge gas conservation; Operational and troubleshooting tips

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PetroSkills - Oil & Gas Training Courses

PetroSkills was founded in 2001 as an alliance between BP, Shell and OGCI, aiming to accomplish a mission of vital importance for the future of the Oil & Gas industry. PetroSkills provide high quality professional training and courses that are...

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Average rating 4.4

Based on 11 reviews

Oil and Gas Professional
I enjoyed the level of detail and knowledge the instructor went into and the course problems have given me confidence in application. Lots of good discussion on case studies and experiences round the room.
Oil and Gas Professional
I feel I learnt something in all sections.
Process Operation Engineer
Liked the interaction of instructor with class and the classmates with each other. Open discussion on multiple problems. The safety moments on a daily basis in detail of related topics.
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