Informasi Seminar



BANDUNG | Oktober  29 -1  November 2012 | Rp. 9.900.000,-/participant

Course Outline

Overview of Oil and Gas Processing Facilities

  • Typical well fluid composition.
  • Export gas specifications.
  • Near-well surface production facility and the gas plant.
  • Process flow diagram.
  • Process stream that undergo compression.

Overview of Gas Compression

  • Field gas compression.
  • Inlet gas compression prior to treating.
  • Outlet gas compression prior to export pipeline.
  • Compression for gas lift.
  • Compression for gas gathering.
  • Compression for condensate recovery.
  • Compression for transmission and distribution.
  • Compression for gas re-injection / pressure maintenance.

Type of Compressor

  • Terminology and definitions.
  • Positive-displacement or intermittent flow unit.
  • Continuous flow unit.
  • Reciprocating compressors.
  • Rotary positive-displacement compressors.
  • Centrifugal compressors.
  • Axial compressors.
  • Mixed-flow compressors.
  • Comparison between compressors.
  • Compressors selection.

Thermodynamics of Gas Compression

  • Isothermal, isentropic and polytropic ideal compression processes.
  • Real gas behavior and equations of state.
  • Compression ratio.
  • Compression design.
  • Determination of the number of stages
  • Inlet flow rate.
  • Compression power calculation.

Compressor Control and Performance Maps

  • Reciprocating compressors.
  • Centrifugal compressors.

Performance Calculations for Reciprocating Compressors

  • Pulsation control for reciprocating compressors.
  • Determination of compression horsepower.
  • Generalized compressibility factor.
  • Nomograph for diagnosing compressors cylinder.

Performance Calculations for Centrifugal Compressors

  • Nomograph for estimating compressor performance.
  • Estimation of HP required for compressing natural gas.
  • Estimation of compressor HP for discharge pressure 1000 psi.
  • Calculation of BHP required for compressing gas.
  • Sizing a fuel gas line for a compressor station.
  • Estimation of engine cooling water requirements.
  • Estimation of fuel requirements for internal combustion engines.
  • Estimation of fuel requirements for compressor installation.
  • Performance testing guidelines for centrifugal compressors.

Safety and Environmental Considerations

  • High pressure hazard.
  • Noise hazard.
  • Exhaust emissions from compressor power drivers.
  • CO emission from gas turbine.
  • Production of NOx.

Hilman Ahmad & Associates

  • An Independent Consultant in industrial oil and gas
  •  Member of the Society of Indonesian Petroleum Engineers, who manage the Bandung Industrial Oil & Gas Education Center,
  • Has been practicing production operation and corrosion control engineering in Indonesia for more than twenty-five years.
  • Post-graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology (sponsored by UNESCO) in 1977.
  • Joined in-field-practice program at Nippon Kokan Steel Company & Research Center Kawasaki, Japan for production facility design & construction and corrosion prevention & control in 1983, and collaborated with Cormon Industrial Research Center Brighton UK for on-line corrosion monitoring development in 2000.
  •  Has been delivering training course in production operation and maintenance and corrosion control for personnel from Oil & Gas Company and Petrochemical Industry since 1979.

Training Venue

schedule, tuition & facilities :

  • Language                          : Bahasa Indonesia
  • Text & Handouts          : English & Bahasa Indonesia
  • Venue                                  :  Bandung
  • Date                                      :  Oktober  29 -1  November 2012
  • Duration                            : 2 days

Registration Fee

  • Rp. 9.900.000,-/participant
  • Rp. 9.500.000,-/participant for more than 3 (three) participants from 1 (one) Company.
  • Rp. 9.000.000,-/participant for more than 5 (five) participants from 1 (one) Company.

Facilities :

  1. Four-day registration fee for all Training sessions;
  2. Lunch per day
  3. Daily coffee/tea breaks
  4. Integrated Quality Training Materials (SOFTCOPY AND HARDCOPY)
  5. Quality Training Kits,
  6. Convenient Training Facilites,
  7. Certifícate of  Compleción.

Fee includes the following:


  • Registration Form MUST be return in advance for attending the Training
  •  Full fixed fee is charged regardless of the length of time that registrant attends the Training
  • Attendees are expected to attend all Training sessions and are not permitted to attend on a partial basis.


  •  Cancellation received after the registration deadline, 04 June, 2012 entitles the registrant to pay 25% from total payment.
  • Cancellation on the date will be recharged 100% from the fee
  • No refund will be issued, if a registrant fails to show up at the Training on-site.


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