Large Food Processing FacilityJD irving

A Bulk HP Gas Delivery solution was required to provide a cost-effective Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel supply to this off-pipeline facility with continuous process fuelling needs of up to 5300 scfm (peak) and a total load of approximately 1,000,000 GJ/yr.

Project Fact Sheet

Date of completion: 2011

Scope of Work:

In fulfilling its contract to deliver a turn-key project Change Energy Services worked with the customer to provide:

• Feasibility study to determine the operational viability and cost savings associated with construction of a system to deliver natural gas to a high energy consumption plant via high pressure tube trailer

• Process modelling design and functional description

• Design engineering of turnkey installation as described below • Equipment selection and procurement

• Project management assistance including all necessary approvals, oversight of equipment installation and commissioning

• Development of commissioning, operation and maintenance manuals

• Operator training

Result

An integrated turn-key Bulk HP Gas Delivery solution comprised of the following:

ONE MOTHER STATION:

Compression

4 compressors providing:

• 400 HP (installed)

• 4050 scfm with a suction of 1000 psig and discharge of 2750 psig (settled pressure)

Storage

• Not applicable – facility includes 4 filling bays

ONE DAUGHTER STATION:

Decanting (Joule-Thomson module):

• 3000 scfm normal, 5300 scfm maximum

• Decanting from 2750 psig (settled) down to 75 psig • Constant outlet temperature and pressure control

Storage

• Not applicable – facility includes 7 decanting bays