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Amine Plants

TransTex offers a full range of Amine Plants of the highest quality. Our Amine Plants go through a thorough quality check prior to shipment to ensure an efficient installation, commissioning and start up. Rigorous engineering practices and operations feedback provide our clients with high run times and required acid gas residue levels. At TransTex we are strong believers in providing service above and beyond our customers’ expectations.

TransTex keeps spare equipment and parts available to accommodate any possible gas treating scenario. This includes but is not limited to spare contact towers, spare regeneration skids, filters, and pumps.

About Amine Plants

Amine Plants, also known as gas sweetening or acid gas removal, refer to a process that uses various alkanolamines (commonly referred to as amines) to remove hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbon dioxide (CO2) from natural gas streams.

Gases containing H2S and CO2 are commonly referred to as sour or acid gases. Sour gas is undesirable for several reasons.

  • Harmful to health and sometimes deadly if in contact
  • Extremely corrosive to pipelines
  • Takes up space in pipelines which limits the amount of valuable gas transported
  • Specifically CO2 can hamper processing plants due to freeze ups

Due to the reasons stated above, most pipelines require natural gas to adhere to “pipeline spec” of less than 4 ppm of H2S and no more than 2-3% of CO2. Prior to entering cryogenic processing plants, CO2 specifications can be as low as 50ppm.

For more information about the amine treating process, and to learn what type of equipment or amines will best suit your application, contact us.

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