Gas Liquids Engineering Ltd. (GLE) provided troubleshooting for a CO2 injection site in the Countess area for CMC Research Institute. During GLE’s troubleshooting it was determined that the existing CO2 pump was inadequately sized and that a subcooler heat exchanger should be installed.
Project scope included:
- Removal of existing 0.78 US gpm Bruin CO2 Pump
- Installation of 1.5 US gpm Cryostar CO2 Pump & VFD
- Installation of new Subcooler Heat Exchanger
- Fabricate / install associated Piping, Equipment Supports
- Installation of various Valves and Gauges
- Installation of Electric Blow Down Valve
- Full EI&C Engineering including PLC / HMI Programming, Commissioning, and Startup
The Containment and Monitoring Institute (CaMI) of CMC Research Institutes, Inc. and the University of Calgary constructed this site as part of a Field Research Station for research into monitoring technologies for containment and conformance of subsurface fluids, particularly CO2. You can read more about this research station here.