OXY – North Hobbs

Gas Liquids Engineering Ltd. (GLE) provided engineering, procurement, construction support, and startup assistance for the install of a DexPro™ dehydration unit at Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s North Hobbs facility in Hobbs, New Mexico. The DexPro™ dehydration solution was chosen to expand the EOR solution gas handling and recover some hydrocarbon liquids. The DexPro™ dehydration unit has the following specifications:

  • 135 MMSCF/d Inlet Design Capacity
  • Design Conditions: 350 psig @ 150°F Main Process / 1980 psig @ 150°F High Pressure Recycle System
  • Operating Conditions: 295 psig @ 100°F Main Process / 1475 psig @ 120°F High Pressure Recycle System / 284 psig @ 37°F Low Temperature Separator (LTS) / 275 psig @ 86°F DexPro™ Module Outlet
  • 4 bbl/MMSCF Hydrocarbon Liquid Recovery as Sales Oil
  • One (1) 84” OD x 16’ Independent LTS to prevent overloading of compressor scrubber
  • One (1) 56” ID x 40’ Gas-Gas Exchanger
  • One (1) 28” ID x 8’ Gas-Liquids Exchanger
  • 6500 psig Thornhill Craver JT Valve
  • Three (3) Danfoss CLP005 (non API) Hydrate Inhibitor Pumps c/w 1800 rpm 1.5 hp VFD TEXP Motor
  • A/B CompactLogix Modular Controller System c/w 10” PanelView HMI with Remote Access
  • Micro Motion Elite CMF200H Mass Flow Meter c/w MVD‑2700 Transmitter
  • Compact Skids: Two (2) 8.5’ wide x 40’ long skids with some ship loose items requiring minor re-assembly at site
  • Operational Q1 2018