Course Description

In this course, you'll develop your understanding of processes for the dehydration (removal of water vapor) of natural gas streams. You'll learn about glycol absorption process equipment and operations along with common operational problems. You'll also understand the difference between absorption and adsorption processes and the use of solid desiccant systems as you trace process flows using flow diagrams for both absorption and adsorption systems.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • describe gas dehydration equipment and processes
  • discuss liquid desiccants
  • describe glycol dehydration equipment and operation
  • discuss solid desiccants.


This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Gas Processes and Facilities - Fluids - Dehydration
Online Asynchronous
Jun 05, 2023 to Jul 09, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $235.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 11, 2022 to Jun 13, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 11, 2022 to Jun 13, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 14, 2023 to Jun 28, 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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