@article{Usiabulu, G. I._2024, title={Optimal Recovery of Methane Gas from Natural Gas Steam Using Aspen HYSYS Simulator}, volume={24}, url={https://engineeringresearch.org/index.php/GJRE/article/view/101701}, abstractNote={In this study the recovery of natural gas has been carried out using the Aspens Hysis Simulator Version 8 6 for the plant simulation and Technip s feed gas composition was chosen for the process while testing the effect of products recycles and optimal feed tray position This work sought to optimize the existing plant framework The results obtained were analyzed by observing the maximum methane recovery in the column overhead It was discovered that methane gas recovery was maximum when product recycle was zero and that increasing no of trays led to increasing methane recovery in the overhead A mathematical model was developed for predicting the optimal feed tray position and is given as y -0 01x2 x 3 while the mathematical model for calculating the required number of trays for a desired fraction of methane in the overhead is given as y 2E-06x2 - 3E-05x 0 8931 and the mathematical model for calculating the required number of trays for a desired fraction of NGLs in the overhead was given as y 5E-07x2 - 5E-05x 0 0352 }, number={C1}, journal={Global Journals of Research in Engineering}, author={Usiabulu, G. I.}, year={2024}, month={Aug.}, pages={27–36} }