OXY – South 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 South 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:

  • 120 MMSCF/d Inlet Design Capacity
  • Design Conditions: 350 psig @ 150°F Main Process / 2129 psig @ 150°F High Pressure Recycle System /350 psig @ 200°F Low Temperature Separator (LTS) & DexPro™ Module Outlet
  • Operating Conditions: 297 psig @ 91°F Main Process / 1890 psig @ 120°F High Pressure Recycle System / 284 psig @ 12°F LTS / 276 psig @ 65°F DexPro™ Module Outlet
  • 6 bbl/MMSCF Hydrocarbon Liquid Recovery as Sales Oil
  • One (1) 84” OD x 20’ Independent LTS to prevent overloading of compressor scrubber
  • One (1) 58” ID x 56’ Gas-Gas Exchanger
  • One (1) 28” ID x 12’ Gas-Liquids Exchanger
  • 3000 psig Thornhill Craver JT Valve
  • Two (2) Wanner Hydracell P400 (non API) Hydrate Inhibitor Pumps c/w 1800 rpm 3/4 hp TEXP Motor & Two (2) Wanner Hydracell P500 (non API) Hydrate Inhibitor Pumps c/w 1800 rpm 2 hp VFD TEXP Motor
  • A/B CompactLogix Modular Controller System c/w 12” PanelView HMI
  • One (1) Micro Motion Elite CMF200H Mass Flow Meter c/w MVD‑2700 Transmitter & One (1) Micro Motion Elite CMF300 Mass Flow Meter c/w MVD‑2700 Transmitter
  • Compact Skid: 18’ Wide x 36’ Long x 22’ High. Overall Length with Exchangers: 75’.
  • Operation Commenced Q2 2018