Optimizing Natural Gas Measurement Process for Maximum Value
Overview of the workshop
This one-day pre-conference workshop offers participants a unique opportunity to delve into the world of natural gas measurement with a special focus on the commercial side of the gas business. Throughout the workshop, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the crucial role accurate gas measurement plays in maximizing value for stakeholders. They will explore the impact of measurement accuracy on business performance and profitability, as well as strategies for optimizing the measurement of the heating value of natural gas. Participants will also delve into the effects of process conditions on gas measurement accuracy, with a focus on managing unaccounted-for gas and minimizing losses. The workshop will cover regulatory compliance, industry standards, and the requirements set forth by the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), shedding light on the environmental dimension through an exploration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in gas transport systems.
This workshop is designed to help participants:
- Grasp the fundamentals of natural gas measurement and its indispensable role in achieving commercial success.
- Appreciate the significance of accurately measuring the heating value of natural gas in driving commercial operations.
- Discover strategies to optimize heating value measurement for enhanced commercial benefits.
- Understand the impact of process conditions on gas measurement accuracy and uncover methods to overcome associated challenges.
- Explore effective approaches for managing unaccounted-for gas and minimizing losses to optimize commercial performance.
- Gain insights into regulatory requirements, industry standards, and the pivotal role of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) in governing gas measurement.
- Recognize the environmental implications of GHG emissions in gas transport systems and the need for sustainability in measurement practices.
Expected learning outcomes.
At the end of this workshop, participants will:
- Possess a comprehensive understanding of natural gas measurement's pivotal role in driving commercial success.
- Demonstrate a keen awareness of the significance of the heating value of natural gas in the context of commercial operations.
- Be equipped with practical strategies to optimize the measurement of heating value for enhanced commercial benefits.
- Display an adept understanding of how process conditions can impact gas measurement accuracy and possess effective approaches to mitigate such effects.
- Showcase proficiency in managing unaccounted-for gas and minimizing losses to achieve optimal commercial outcomes.
- Exhibit a solid comprehension of regulatory requirements, industry standards, and the impact of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) on gas measurement practices.
- Understand the importance of sustainability and possess insights into addressing GHG emissions in gas transport systems.
- Introduction to natural gas measurement and commercial issues.
- The heating value of natural gas and its significance in commercial operations
- Natural gas pipelines process operation issues and impacts on gas measurement
- Determination of unaccounted-for gas from a measurement standpoint
- Regulatory compliance and sustainability
This workshop caters to professionals across the natural gas industry spectrum, including engineers, operations managers, commercial managers, regulatory and compliance personnel, and individuals involved in various aspects of the gas measurement process. The workshop particularly appeals to those seeking a deeper understanding of the commercial considerations surrounding natural gas measurement and its direct influence on business performance and profitability.
Participants who successfully complete the workshop will be awarded a certificate as recognition of their participation and dedication to expanding their knowledge in this crucial field.