Gas Sweetening Processes

Numerous processes have been developed for gas sweetening based on a variety of chemical and physical principles. These processes can be categorized by the principles used in the process to separate the acid gas and the natural gases as follows:


The list, although not complete, does represent many of the commonly available commercial processes. New proprietary processes are being developed. The design engineer is cautioned to consult with vendors and experts in acid gas treating before making a selection for any large plant.

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