Oil and Gas Separation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Account for general process engineering
  • Explain the fundamentals of oil and gas production units, with special regard to offshore systems
  • Explain the nature of reservoir fluids
  • Account for environmental aspects regarding oil and gas production
  • Explain basic operations of oil and gas separation units, with special regard to offshore systems
  • Account for basic operations of gas treatment
  • Account for basic operations of produced water treatment

Skills

  • Work out mass and energy balances to oil and gas separation units
  • Prepare process flow diagrams (PFD) of oil and gas separation units
  • Design horizontal and vertical 2-phase and 3-phase separators
  • Design relevant equipment pertaining to oil and gas separation
  • Write a project report following the standards of the field of study, include relevant original scientific literature, use the correct terminology¬†and communicate the research-based foundation,¬†problem and results of the project in writing, graphically and orally in a coherent way
  • Assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific contexts and social conditions

Competences

  • Design and optimise the overall separation train
  • Select appropriate units for treatment of gas and water streams
  • Evaluate process synthesis of the overall oil and gas separation systems
  • Handle the planning, implementation and management of complex and unpredictable research and/or developmental tasks and take professional responsibility for implementing academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

  • Project work

Extent and expected workload

450 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examOil and Gas Separation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleOlie og gas separation
Module codeK-KT-K1-25
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science