Introduction course to wet gas metering and sales gas allocation (1 day)

One day introductory course providing a modern overview of the capabilities and challenges of wet gas metering and sales gas allocation.


Irene Heunks Irene Heunks
Manager Energy Academy
Subsea facilities (ill.)

Training Information

  • Trvanie kurzu:

    1 day

Course dates

February 28, 2020
1 day
Groningen, the Netherlands
EUR 800
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Course description
Since the Netherlands adopted natural gas in the 1960s, DNV GL has been involved in the design and operation of natural gas metering stations. In 2013, DNV GL introduced a multiphase flow test loop, which is used to assess wet gas and multiphase flow meters. Allocation of sales gas to the different producers is often based on measurement performed by wet gas flow meters. Wet gas flow meters in sales gas allocation systems therefore have direct financial implications. Wet gas flow measurement may be performed by using dedicated wet gas multiphase flow meters or by single phase flow meters with a correction algorithm. At DNV GL’s multiphase flow facility, these flow meters are tested and fundamental research is performed to better understand the physics behind wet gas flow metering. One of the DNV GL scientists working in this area of expertise is Dennis van Putten. He will explain the fundamentals of wet gas flows and the various metering technologies.

This one day course is designed for participants that are relatively new to the field of wet gas metering. This course is preceded by a three day course on Fiscal metering of natural gas. More information can be found in our brochure.

On request, DNV GL can also provide an in-house training course in the English or Dutch language (content, location and duration of the course can be adapted to the client's wishes). Please contact us for more information.

  • Basic wet gas flow measurement concepts:
    • Introduction to wet gas flow and sales gas allocation
    • Fundamentals of multiphase flow and wet gas flow
    • Multiphase and wet gas flow measurement
  • Application and verification of wet gas flow meters:
    • Dry gas flow meters applied in wet gas
    • Verification of wet gas flow meters in a multiphase flow test loop
Target group

Metering managers, metering engineers, design engineers, station operators, service staff and inspectors of gas production stations.

Combined course discount

When also participating in the course on Fiscal metering of natural gas (3 days)' a discount of 10% is applicable. 

This was a great course with added knowledge gained on operations and maintenance of multiphase flow meters and a visit to DNV GL state of the art multiphase flow laboratory"
Efemona Perrin Obonyano,
  • Petroleum Development Oman

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