Thermoelectric plant. Photo courtesy of Siemens

Use of Natural Gas Production for a Thermoelectric Power Generation Plant

Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons that contains methane (CH4) at an amount greater than 80 percent, volumes of alkanes and, in some cases, small traces of pollutants like nitrogen, sulfhydric acid, helium, or carbon dioxide. Gas comes from chemical interaction processes, among plants or decomposition of animal materials…

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Andres Ocando is a 30-year old petroleum engineer, who has been working for PDVSA for five years, facing positions such as reservoir engineer and geomechanical engineer. He currently works as a project analysis engineer. There, he has optimized the data collection process for the development of geomechanical models. Ocando has experience in copywriting and is currently a technical writer on topics related to the oil and technology industries. He collaborates for important technical publications such as OILMAN Magazine and SPE. Quality and responsibility are two words that describe him perfectly. Ocando is currently pursuing higher studies at the University of Zulia to obtain his master’s degree in petroleum engineering. 

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