OREANDA-NEWS. A scientific and practical conference “Topical issues of associated petroleum gas processing” will be held in Almetyevsk (Republic of Tatarstan) on April 15, 2016.

The scientific and practical conference is timed to the 60th anniversary of the Minnibayevo Gas Processing Plant of the PJSC TATNEFT’s "Tatneftegazpererabotka" Division, which has processed over 87 billion cubic meters of associated petroleum gas during   its existence.

The All-Russian Forum is intended to become an effective platform for discussion of current issues and future prospects of the APG processing in Russia, exchange of experience in application of modern technologies in this area.

The applicants for the event include such organizations as Gubkin  Oil and Gas University, Moscow; "Institute of Chemical Physics n.a N.N. Semenov of the RAS, Moscow; JSC "NIPIgaspererabotka", Krasnodar; Institute of Catalysis n.a. G.K. Boreskov, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk; JSC "TATNEFTEKHIMINVEST HOLDING"; JSC "VNIIUS", Kazan; "TatNIPIneft Research and Design Institute; Kazan (Volga) Federal University; OOO "IVC" Inzhekhim", Kazan; JSC "TatNIIneftemash", Kazan; JSC "NIIneftepromkhim", Kazan; VPO FGBOU KNITU (Kazan State Technological University), Kazan; CJSC "NIIturbokompressor"; KNITU (Kazan Aviation Institute); State Budget Educational Institution "AGNI",  Almetyevsk Branch.

There are plans of the conference to be attended by the representatives of the following refineries: OOO "Gazprom Production Orenburg";   Zaikinskoye GPP of "Orenburgneft"; JSC "Otradnensky Gas Refinery", Samara Region; Caspian Gas Company, Volgograd region; OOO "Tuymazy GPP"; OOO "Gazprom Production Astrakhan"; design institutes such as  JSC "Giprogazoochistka", Moscow; SUE "Bashgiproneftekhim", Ufa;  OOO "RTSIM", Kazan; as well as equipment manufacturers such as   NPK "Grasys", Moscow; OOO Innovative Engineering Company "Oil and Gas Technologies", Ufa; JSC "Kazankompressormash"; "Bugulma Mechanical Plant" and JSC "TANECO", Nizhnekamsk; PJSC «Kazanorgsintez, PJSC "Nizhnekamskneftekhim", OOO "Gazprom transgaz Kazan".

As part of the conference the participants will discuss technological and economic issues of the oil refining and related industries, prospects for the petrochemical branch development, trends and challenges of APG and NGLs processing, interaction with independent users of mineral resources in the area of APG processing, as a cluster system component, etc.

The forum plenary session part will address highly specialized areas relating to corrosion, low-tonnage gas chemistry, mini-gas refineries, domestically produced chemical reagents and technologies for processing of gas feedstock.

The second part of the conference will be organized in the following sections: "Gas Processing Technologies", "Ecology, corrosion protection, industrial safety", "Gas Processing Equipment", "Personnel Training. Training Simulators", "Automation of gas refining technological processes”.

Reference Information

"Tatneftegazpererabotka" Division (UTNGP) is the only technological complex in Tatarstan for collection and processing of associated petroleum gas and natural gas liquids.

 In 2015, the Company   collected 899.5 million m3 of associated petroleum gas, processed 813.2 million m3 of associated gas and 284.5 thousand tonnes of NGL.

At "Tatneftegazpererabotka" (UTNGP) they produce a wide range of gas processing products: dry stripped gas, liquefied fuel hydrocarbon gases for domestic consumption, stable natural gasoline, industrial sulphur, liquefied hydrocarbon combustible gases, gaseous oxygen, technical nitrogen gas. They also produce here hydrocarbons of ethane, propane, isobutene, normal butane and iso-pentane fractions.