Case Study 2: NFPA 87 Solar-Powered Glycol Dehydrator

CASE STUDY # 2

NFPA 87 SOLAR-POWERED GLYCOL DEHYDRATOR

Federal Services LLC was contacted by a major midstream company to modernize 11 glycol heaters to NFPA 87 standards and operate in areas with no electrical power.

Objectives:
1. Replace Burner Ignition / Management with NFPA 87 Electronic Systems
2. Replace Burner and Flame Arrestor Damaged by Accidental BTEX Fire
3. Upgrade Combustion and Flame Safeguard Controls to meet
a. NFPA 87 Guidelines
b. EPA Air Quality Standards
c. Solar Powered

8-1 NFPA 87 Fuel Train

NFPA 87 Fuel Train
Double-block with valve proving sequencing and high/low pilot gas control

8-2 Rebuilt unit

Rebuilt unit with new new burner, flame arrestor, fuel train, and BTEX control

8-3 control panel

NFPA 87 control panel with flame safeguard, temperature controls, and 72-hour storage backup batteries

8-4 flamesafeguard control

NFPA 87 Flame safeguard control and temperature control for media, combustion, and stack limit

8-5

Control panel for solar-powered battery charging system

8-6

Completed and commissioned solar-powered NFPA burner management and flame safeguard system