September 9 - 11, 2014 - Atmos Energy - Plano TX



This 2 ½ day workshop will give engineers and design professionals information on how to design and integrate the various parts of a compressor station into an effective and efficient system. It will provide practical knowledge on how to design a new compressor station or evaluate the design of an existing compressor station. This workshop is part of the SGA Engineers Week .  It has limited enrollment so register soon to insure your space.

Course Content

Participants will receive practical instruction that will enable them to:

  • Make decisions related to the design of the main systems in a compressor station
  • Solve related problems
  • Ask the right questions when designing
  • Manage a design project for a small station
  • Choose what equipment goes with the chosen compression system
  • Lay out major interconnecting piping
  • Do calculations to size equipment
  • Consider site-specific requirements for compressor station layout.

A team of industry subject matter experts will lead the class.  A combination of lecture and hands-on, group exercises provide a valuable learning experience.  Participants are placed in small teams, using a "game board" to work on various compressor station design scenarios.

The target audience for this workshop is engineers and technical people with 0-5 years industry experience. 


  • Chuck Law, Wood Group Mustang
  • Graeme McNeil, Wood Group Mustang
  • Wayne Longer, Caterpillar
  • Tony Walton, Tube Turns/Sypris Technology

Professional Development Hours
This workshop qualified for 18 Professional Development Hours.

Event Information

  • $795 GMRC member company; $1195 Non-members
  • Schedule:  8 am to 4 pm Tuesday/Wednesday; 8 am to Noon Thursday
  • Each participant will receive a comprehensive workbook, a valuable resource that will provide benefits long after the completion of the class.
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks provided
  • Trouble registering?  Click here for additional information

Hotel Information

  • Staybridge Suites Plano - 301 Silverglen Drive, Plano, TX 75075 - (800) 439-4745.
  • Ask for the Atmos Training Center rate.
  • Event attendees must contact the hotel directly by phone to make reservations. Any contact to you from a third party claiming to be a booking agent for SGA/GMRC should be considered a scam.


Sponsorships available for this event. Click here for information.


Contact or Patrick Downey


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2012 Factors in Combustion Station Design

2011 Factors in Combustion Station Design