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Table A4

Comparison of products and steam consumed of the existing and optimized plants.

Parameter Existing NGL plant Optimized integrated plant
NG (kg hr−1) 3 77 092
Ethane (kg hr−1) 26 135 32 408
Propane (kg hr−1) 40 917 41 144
LNG (kg hr−1) 344,217
Ethane/Propane recovery (%mol) 64.72/94.39 80.11/94.92
Consumed steam (klb hr−1) 107.57 109.09
AR ($ min−1) 1043.65 1958.56

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