Hydrogen Plant

DESIGN BASIS

Plant Designer:Howe Baker
Year Built:1997
Design Capacity: 14.26 MMSCFD H2 @ 99.9% purity and 250 psig
Export Steam:25,504 lbs/hr, 150 psig
Feedstocks: Natural Gas Feed, Fuel and Catalytic Reformer off Gas Feed

 

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PROCESS STEPS

Feed Desulfurization
Steam/Hydrocarbon Reforming
Carbon Monoxide Shift Conversion
H2 Compression
H2 Purification
Heat Recovery and Steam Generation

 

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LIST OF MAJOR EQUIPMENT

VI101 A/B Desulfurizer
HI101 A/B Reformer
VI112 Steam Drum
EI101 Process Steam Generator
VI102 High Temperature Shift converter
VI103 Low Temperature Shift converter
VI111 Deaerator
VI104 Process Condensate drum
CI201 A&B H2 Compressors
PI32021 & 26 PSA Absorber (6)
DI32045 Tail Gas Surge Tank
TI104 Softened Water Tank
TI101 PSA Purge Gas Mixing Tank

 

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

The plant was originally built in 1997 for a Steel Mill in Trindad, it ran only 6 months and in 2005 it was relocated to Yorktown VA, started up in 2006 and it ran until 2010.

 

NEW EQUIPMENT

The following equipment was added to the plant in 2005:
VI101B Desulfurizer
PSA Unit 6 vessels & valve skids.
CI102 A/B 1250 HP Compressor
Packages
EI116 Process gas Aerial Cooler
EI110 Compression Trim Cooler
VI106 Discharge KO Drum

 

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