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Brimstone Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping Course


When:                July 13th-17th, 2020

Where:              Hilton NASA Clear Lake Hotel, Clear Lake, Texas

Cost:                  $3,400 USD per attendee

Instructor:        Al Keller

Registration:   (Click Here to Register)


Brimstone’s Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping Course presents the basics of these important process areas and is designed to expand and broaden the practical working knowledge of your plant operators and engineers.

This course covers important areas including:

  • Amine selection and plant design,
  • Plant operation, optimization, and simulation
  • Amine solvent analysis, degradation, foaming and corrosion
  • Sour water stripping design and operation

Our goal is to provide your staff with practical information that helps them in their day-to-day efforts to safely and efficiently meet their plant operating goals. We accomplish this by copying the style of our successful Sulfur Symposia and presenting the course material in a casual, highly interactive manner with lots of Q&A and discussion. Our courses are especially effective in this way because of the extensive, hands-on experience of our excellent instructional staff.


Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping Fundamentals Course Outline

Session 1 – Day 1, morning

  • Overview of Amine Treating
  • Amines in Common Use
  • Amine Chemistry
  • Overview of Amine Treating Equipment

Session 2 – Day 1, afternoon

  • Amine Selection Criteria
  • Meeting Target Operating Specs
  • Equipment: Selection and Design Issues

Session 3 – Day 2, morning

  • Degradation of Amines
  • Analysis of Amine Solutions
  • Deciphering Amine Analytical Results
  • Amine Reclaiming Options

Session 4 – Day 2, afternoon

  • Amine Solvent Filtration
  • Amine Foaming
  • Controlling Corrosion in Amine Systems
  • Materials of Construction
  • Amine System Utilities

Session 5 – Day 3, morning

  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Optimizing Amine Operations
  • Performance Evaluation Testing

Session 6 – Day 3, afternoon

  • TGU Amine Treating
  • Controlling TGU Emissions

Session 7 – Day 4, morning

  • Sour Water Stripping Design
  • Sour Water Stripper Operations

Session 8 – Day 4, afternoon

  • Process Simulation With OGT’s ProTreat
  • Simulation Case Studies

Session 9 – Day 5, morning

  • General Q&A
  • Summary and Review
  • Key Course Takeaways

Brimstone’s Amine Treating and SWS course includes a mid-week afternoon session using ProTreat, a powerful sulfur recovery and gas treating simulation software package developed by Optimized Gas Treating. Attendees will have the opportunity to work hands-on with the software and can create models based on their own plant data or delve more deeply into the behavior of their amine and SWS units based on provided case studies.


Who Will Benefit from Brimstone’s Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping Course?

These courses are intended for:

  • plant operators
  • process and project engineers
  • supervisors and managers
  • plant support staff (instrument, maintenance, laboratory, etc.)
  • vendor company sales staff whose products and services relate to sulfur recovery

Anyone involved with your sulfur recovery and tail gas units who attends this training course will finish better able and prepared to do their jobs.  We all share the same goals: safe, efficient, and cost-effective plant operations.


Course Registration:

Please use the registration form at this linked page:

Space for this course is limited and seats are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis, so please make sure you register early.


Cost of Course:

The cost for Brimstone’s Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping Course will be $3,300 USD per attendee.  Payment is due no later than one week prior to the beginning of the course by check or credit card (Visa, Mastercard or American Express) or by wire transfer.  Registration can be cancelled up to ten days prior to the start of the course without penalty.  After that deadline, no refunds can be given.  Substitutions are allowed.  Make checks payable to “Brimstone STS”.  All credit card payments should be made over the phone.



The Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake hotel and conference center is located in Clear Lake, about 20 miles southeast of Houston.  It is about 40 miles from George Bush Int’l Airport and about 15 miles from Houston Hobby airport.

The Hilton will reserve a block of rooms at a reduced rate ($129/night + taxes, etc.) for attendees of this training course.  Please contact the Hilton directly at (281) 333-9300 and ask for the “Brimstone Meeting” block rate.  They are located at 3000 NASA Road One (aka East NASA Parkway), Houston, Texas.






Course Schedule:

The course schedule is from Monday, July 13th at 8:30 am to Friday, July 17th,  at lunchtime.  Lunches are included during the four full class days.

Request More Information:

If you have any questions or would like additional information about our training courses, please reach out to us!

Brimstone also offers this training in the form of highly effective two, three and four day, in-house courses that are tailored to your facility and operation.

Contact Mike Anderson at +1-909-597-3249 or use the form below.

6547 South Racine Circle

Suite 1600

Centennial, Colorado 80111

Tel: +1-909-597-3249

Fax: +1-909-597-4839

[email protected]

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July 2020 Training Courses Cancelled.

Due to the challenges and uncertainties caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic, Brimstone has canceled its two July training courses, “Amine Treating” and “SRU Reliability and Maintenance”. We hope to reschedule these courses in the near future.