July 22 – 25, 2024
Golden, Colorado USA

About this course…

Natural Gas Processing course gives you an overview of the natural gas industry, from wellhead to marketplace, including discussions of gas plant operations. The overall process flow diagram is used to illustrate how the individual plant operations are integrated to create gas plants capable of handling feeds from gas fields around the world.

You will gain a working knowledge of the major processes for gas processing including compression, dehydration, acid gas removal, sulfur recovery and tail gas cleanup, cryogenic extraction of natural gas liquids (NGL), as well as LNG production.

The course concludes with attendees working in teams to propose a conceptual design of a new gas plant based on realistic gas inlet and outlet requirements

The course objective is to provide you with a common base of gas processing knowledge allowing you to communicate effectively with others in the gas industry.

Travel and Accomodation

Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.

Who should attend?

The course targets anyone needing a basic understanding of gas processing and its common technologies. Past attendees had very diverse backgrounds: operations (plant & field), gas gathering, engineering, instrument & controls, regulatory, management, risk and asset management, environmental, accountants, production planners/scheduling, legal/contracts, sales of support equipment or services, new hires, HSE, government agencies, etc.

The course is useful to a diverse group because it provides a broad overview and focuses on the basics of gas processing technology.

Continuing education credits

Colorado School of Mines will award participants 2.4 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) to participants who complete this course.


The course will be taught in the campus of Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado USA.


Registration for this course is open now. Enrollment is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available. Learn more…


  • Mr. D. John Morgan
    Mr. Morgan has over 35 years experience in the design, engineering, and start-up of sweet and sour gas processing plants. Learn more…
  • Mr. Dan McCartney
    Mr. McCartney has 40 years of gas processing experience, initially with operating companies and then with an engineering contractor. Learn more…

Further technical information

For more information about the course content, please contact:

Mr. Dan McCartney
Email: dan@McCartneyGasAdvisors.com

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