Bretagne Nitrogen Plant, Big Andy Ridge

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Atmospheric nitrogen recovery plant operated by Bretagne on Big Andy Ridge
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Tank battery on site of nitrogen plant
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Waukesha 12-cylinder natural gas-powered generator for supplying emergency power at nitrogen plant
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Compressor brings air to about 180 psi
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Volume tank stores air after compression
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From the volume tank, the compressed air is dried
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After drying, the air is heated and passed through a membrane system (horizontal units in background) to concentrate the nitrogen.
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Meter charts are used during the injection phase to monitor how much nitrogen is being routed to various leases.
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Manifold is used to control which lease is currently undergoing nitrogen injection.

All photos © 2001 Brandon C. Nuttall,
Table created by Thumber