Optimize From the Wellhead to a Gas Processing Facility

Course Id:  EHY106   |   Duration:  1.00 day(s)   |   CEUs Awarded:  0.7   |   Level:  Introductory

Course Objective

The course will demonstrate how to use some of the latest features in Aspen HYSYS and Aspen HYSYS Upstream to optimize the flow from the wellhead all the way through to a gas processing facility including subsea equipment modeling such as wet gas compression.

Note: If you are interested in this training class you need to attend Optimize 2019 and select All Access Pass
To register please go to: https://www.optimize2019.com/events/optimize-2019/registration-bea4532088f6457b866d27d8a345765f.aspx?fqp=true 


  • Gain the practical skills and knowledge to begin modeling new and existing processes
  • Learn some practical techniques for building and troubleshooting flowsheet simulations
  • Reduce process design time by testing various plant configurations
  • Determine optimal process conditions to improve current processes


Process engineers who are interested in the modeling of upstream production processes and gas processing facilities while considering the process safety implications of any modifications.


  • Clear guidance on fundamental topics
  • Industry workflows
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Experienced instructor-guided demonstrations
  • Q&A on student-specific problems


Familiarity with process simulation is preferred, but not required.

Subsequent Courses

  • EHY101: Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
  • EHY202: Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process Modeling Topics
  • EHY2351: Modeling Heavy Oil & Gas Production and Facilities Using Aspen HYSYS® Upstream
  • EHY250: Ensure Safe Vessel Depressurization and Pipeline Pressurization with BLOWDOWN

Class Schedule

Class Agenda

EHY106: Optimize From the Wellhead to a Gas Processing Facility

Introduction to Gas Processing

  • Review the Aspen HYSYS solution for Gas Processing:
  • Overview of Acid Gas, SULSIM technology
  • CPA package to optimize MEG, DEG and TEG content for Wet Gas
  • Diagnose column hydraulic limitations with Column Analysis functionality
  • Rigorous heat exchanger modeling for rating and optimizing an LNG plant
  • Workshop: Optimize operations in an integrated gas plant to meet product specifications, emissions requirements and save on OPEX
Optimizing the Gathering Network while Ensuring Process Safety
  • Use Oil and gas feed option to model oil feed
  • Integrate pipeline network in process facilities with Pipeline Hydraulics in Aspen HYSYS Upstream models
  • Blowdown valve design & rating using BLOWDOWNTM
  • Workshop: Create Pipeline Simulation Using Aspen Hydraulics       
  • Workshop: Design and Rate a Blowdown Orifice for a Single-Vessel System
Subsea equipment modeling with Aspen HYSYS
  • Using Aspen HYSYS to model wet gas compressors and multiphase pumps for pressure boosting

Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.