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Course Description

Benfield™ Process

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of the theory and operation of the UOP Benfield Process unit. Led by experienced UOP process specialists, the course covers process flow, equipment, process control, analytical procedures, alternative activators, maintenance procedures, metallurgy, and corrosion protection. Unit startup, shutdown, emergency operations, production quality control, and troubleshooting are also covered. Lectures are combined with question-and-answer time to allow participants to share experiences and solutions to operating problems encountered on the job.

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for process engineers and operations personnel who work with the Benfield Process unit or supervise those who do.

Attendance is limited to current UOP license holders

The Course Duration is (in Days): 2.0

Course Benefits

  • Identify the acid gas impurities in feed gas streams
  • Describe Benfield process chemistry
  • Understand methods for removing impurities
  • Understand the principles, methods, and reasons for maintaining good solution quality
  • Recommend techniques for corrosion protection
  • Develop effective techniques for problem solving
  • Understand best practices for unit startup and shutdown

Course Topics

  • Benfield process principles
  • Typical Benfield Process designs
  • Hot potassium carbonate chemistry
  • Effect of impurities in untreated gas streams
  • Carbon dioxide removal
  • Proper solution maintenance
  • Corrosion inhibition and metal passivation
  • Controlled use of anti-foams

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