2018 Schedule

7:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am

Introduction and Opening Remarks

8:15am

Evaluation of Drivers – Wayne Longer, Caterpillar

9:15am

Workshop Overview - Chuck Law, Spartan Engineering
  • Workshop Goals
  • Business Cycle
  • Rules of Thumb for Costs of Compressor
  • Station & Pipeline Facilities
  • Compressor Station Specifics
  • Contents of 1 Cubic Foot of Natural Gas
  • Gas Terminology, Definitions, Conversions and TOPO
Compressor Station Layout
  • Factors to Consider
  • Storm Water Considerations

11:30am

Compressor Horsepower Calculation
  • Compressor Horsepower Estimate Graphic
  • Compressor Horsepower Estimate Worksheet

12:00pm

Lunch

12:45pm

Gas Cleaning – Tony Walton, Tube Turns/Sypris Technologies
Silencers – Jay Stell, Schultz

2:30pm

Break

2:45pm

Valves and Yard Piping
  • Valves Diagram
  • Calculate Gas Velocity I Pipe Worksheet
  • Piping Analysis, Acoustical-Mechanical-Thermal Acoustic Filter Diagram
Fuel Gas Systems
  • Fuel Gas Piping Diagram
  • Water Vapor Content Graph
  • Fuel Gas System Worksheet
  • Considerations for Fuel Gas System

5:00pm

Adjourn

7:00am

Breakfast

8:00am

Electrical Systems - Graeme McNeil, Wood Group Mustang
Electrical Classification & Ventilation
  • Division and Classification
  • Typical Compressor Building Classification Diagram
  • Non-Acceptable Building Ventilation
  • Acceptable Application for building Ventilation
  • Adequate Ventilation – Critical Flow Rate Calculations
Considerations for Gas & Fire Detection Systems
Considerations for Emergency Action
  • Emergency Action Examples

9:30am

Break

10:15am

Compressor Foundation - Chuck Law
Compressor Station Air System - Chuck Law

12:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm

Electrical Loads - Graeme McNeil
Electrical Schematic for Large Motor Station
Electrical Schematic for Recip or Turbine Station
  • Station Electrical Loads
  • Convert Horsepower to KV A Diagram
  • Electrical Load Calculations Worksheet
Sizing Generators and Transformers
  • Generator and Transformer Sizing Worksheet
Sizing Wire and Conduit - Graeme McNeil
Parameters for Sizing Wire and Conduit
  • NEC Table 310.16
  • NEC Table 310.77
  • NEC Chapter 9, Table 5
  • NEC Chapter 9, Table 4
  • Answer Sheet – Size Wire and Conduit

2:30pm

Break

4:00pm

Lighting Systems - Graeme McNeil
Types of Lighting

4:30pm

Adjourn

7:00am

Breakfast

8:00am

Tanks, Power and Power Gas Systems - Chuck Law
Cooling
  • Sizing an Air Cooled Exchange for the Discharge Gas
  • Major Equipment
Automation - Graeme McNeil
Typical Distributed Control System for an Automated Compressor Station Diagram
Automation Overview
  • Typical Turbine Station – I/O Listing
  • Typical Recip Station – I/O Listing
  • Sample Station PLC Functions
Exhaust System Design - Chuck Law
  • Exhaust Design Worksheet Exhaust Design Concerns/Considerations
  • Exhaust Definitions
  • Turbine Exhaust Silencer and Exhaust Stack Diagram
Air Intake System Design - Chuck Law
  • Air Intake Design Worksheet
  • Air Intake Definitions
  • Inertial Self-Cleaning Barrier Air Filter System – HV
  • Gas Turbine Inlet Air Filter Diagram
  • Air Intake Design Concerns/Considerations
  • Inlet Air Filter System Selection Chart
Building Heating
  • Building Heating Worksheet
  • Commonly Used Types of Building Heating
Cathodic Protection

12:00pm

Closing Remarks
Adjourn