Course Description

In this course, you'll learn about acid gases from a natural gas stream as you discover how hydrogen sulphide and carbon dioxide are removed by sweetening processes. You'll also gain knowledge about the components, selection and operation of amine sweetening systems and molecular sieves as well as common operating problems.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe sweetening and equipment and processes
  • discuss the application of the various gas sweetening chemicals
  • describe specific equipment required in a typical solutioning sweetening system
  • discuss sweetening processes and operations
  • discuss the more serious operational problems encountered in a gas sweetening plant
  • describe the molecular sieve process.


This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Gas Processes and Facilities - Fluids - Sweetening
Online Asynchronous
Jun 05, 2023 to Jul 16, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Jun 15, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Jun 15, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 16, 2023 to Jul 03, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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