WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT FOR THE PETROLEUM & REFINING INDUSTRY

WirelessHART® Networks: 7 Myths That Cloud Their Consideration For Process Control Measurement Made Easy
WirelessHART® Networks: 7 Myths That Cloud Their Consideration For Process Control Measurement Made Easy

Misinformation about WirelessHART networks prevails among many instrument engineers in the process industries. This article attempts to set the record straight by debunking seven myths about these networks.

WHITE PAPERS AND CASE STUDIES FOR THE PETROLEUM & REFINING INDUSTRY

  • FEDI Solution For Sohar Refinery Project
    FEDI Solution For Sohar Refinery Project

    Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company) required a thermal seawater desalination solution as part of its Sohar refinery improvement project to ensure an uninterrupted supply of fresh feed water to for its boilers.

  • Deploying Software-Based Emission Monitoring Systems For Refining Processes
    Deploying Software-Based Emission Monitoring Systems For Refining Processes

    In the process industries, legal requirements regulate the continuous acquisition of emission data to monitor and control pollutants released into the atmosphere. Data verifies that plant emissions do not exceed law-enforced thresholds. From a plant owner's perspective, it's important that efficient and reliable tools for acquiring emission data are available. Typical plant continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) are essentially hardware-based.

  • Level Switch Detects Oil And Nitrogen Interface To Support Effective PIG System Operation
    Level Switch Detects Oil And Nitrogen Interface To Support Effective PIG System Operation

    A major oil producer in Alaska’s North Slope region operates miles of transit pipeline as part of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) within the U.S. National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska.

  • Flow Meter Provides Highly Accurate Pipeline Monitoring
    Flow Meter Provides Highly Accurate Pipeline Monitoring

    An Oklahoma refinery required a flow meter for a finished product line leaving the refinery site. When the local Siemens representative visited the site, it was determined there simply wasn’t enough straight run of pipe to install the Siemens clamp-on check meter/interface detector that the company had already standardized on.

  • Silver Eagle Refinery Case Study
    Silver Eagle Refinery Case Study North Salt Lake and West Bountiful are home to several large oil refineries. These large plants have several smoke stacks, open burning flares, and round storage tanks.
  • Daelim RMP-2 Petron Bataan Refinery
    Daelim RMP-2 Petron Bataan Refinery

    Petron Bataan Refinery wanted to expand production to process 180 thousand barrels of crude oil per day while changing its feedstock from Arab Light to less costly heavy and sour crudes.

  • Discfilters Treat Up To 12,000 gpm Of Secondary Sewage For Cooling Water
    Discfilters Treat Up To 12,000 gpm Of Secondary Sewage For Cooling Water

    The client is one of the largest combined electric and gas companies in the United States, servicing 1.8 million gas customers and 2.2 million electric customers in more than 300 urban, suburban and rural communities. Following a successful site visit, the Client contracted Veolia for the treatment of up to 2725m³/h (12,000 gpm) of sewage plant effluent for cooling tower make-up.

  • Fractional Electrodeionization (FEDI) Technology For RO Permeate Polishing And Demineralization
    Fractional Electrodeionization (FEDI) Technology For RO Permeate Polishing And Demineralization

    Sabine Pass, a large LNG refinery in the U.S., required a membrane desalination solution to cater to its extensive process water needs in order to produce a large amount of liquefied natural gas for export.

  • Power Plant In Puerto Rico Selects FEDI Solution For Water Treatment
    Power Plant In Puerto Rico Selects FEDI Solution For Water Treatment

    The South Coast Steam Power Plant, Puerto Rico, decided to replace an old, antiquated ion exchange-based demineralization plant with a membrane-based demineralization system.

  • Clamp-On Flowmeters Increase Gas Pipeline Performance
    Clamp-On Flowmeters Increase Gas Pipeline Performance

    SITRANS FUG1010 portable ultrasonic clamp-on flowmeters used to check and verify the performance of existing metering equipment in a gas pipeline enables gas distribution company to increase operation efficiency by revealing measurement issues and discrepancies. Read the full case study to learn more.

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INDUSTRIAL WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT PRODUCTS

AquaNereda AquaNereda

The AquaNereda® Aerobic Granular Sludge System is an innovative biological wastewater treatment technology that provides advanced treatment using the unique features of aerobic granular biomass. The unique process features of the AquaNereda system translate into a flexible and compact process that offers energy efficiency and significantly lower chemical consumption.

Ecosorb® Spray Gel® Ecosorb® Spray Gel®

A special spray gel formulation of Ecosorb® odor eliminator topically encapsulates material, blocking odors from escaping into the atmosphere. Ecosorb® Spray Gel® is an ideal solution for sludge handling and transportation, open-bed waste trucks, working faces of landfills, soil remediation projects, and other solid/semi-solid odorous materials that continuously emit odors.

CoStrip™: CoStrip™:

Veolia’s patent-pending CoStrip degases raw water by introducing microbubbles of a stripping gas (air, nitrogen or fuel gas) counter-current to the liquid stream. First, the microbubbles are introduced into a series of chambers utilizing eductors. Next, they rise and capture dissolved gases due to the disequilibrium between the microbubble gases and the dissolved gases in the water.

Lime Slaker Systems Lime Slaker Systems

The IMS Lime Slaker Systems provide continuous high volume lime slurries (up to 8,000 lbs/hour) for industrial and municipal process pH adjustment, flocculation, and chemical reaction. The superior paste-type slaking technology consistently produces a higher strength and more reactive lime slurry resulting in more efficient and more economical use of the quicklime. Systems are factory assembled and tested for quick and easy installation, and include options for lime feed and grit removal.

Mobile Water Services: ACTIFLO® Clarification Mobile Water Services: ACTIFLO® Clarification

Veolia Water Technologies provides clients with mobile water solutions utilizing the Actiflo Turbo high-rate clarification technology. With more than 800 references around the world, the Actiflo technology has been in use for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment for more than 20 years.

Mobile Water Services: Reverse Osmosis Technology Mobile Water Services: Reverse Osmosis Technology

Veolia Water Technologies provides clients with mobile water solutions utilizing Reverse Osmosis technology. With applications in utility steam system make-up water, process water purification, water scarce areas, or where water reuse or recycle are required due to costly wastewater surcharges restricting discharge.

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INDUSTRIAL WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT VIDEOS

  • OMI - Ecosorb Vaporization Delivery System
    OMI - Ecosorb Vaporization Delivery System

    Vaporization provides an environmentally friendly option for the delivery of natural Ecosorb®. No water is used in the vaporization process, only undiluted Ecosorb. Through the vapor phase unit, pure Ecosorb® products are pumped through a perforated pipe distribution system, creating a dry vapor to eliminate airborne smells.

  • OMI - Ecosorb Atomization Delivery System
    OMI - Ecosorb Atomization Delivery System

    Ecosorb® atomizing systems offer odor control against malodors associated with various industrial processes as well as odorous material handling. To eliminate any odor, Ecosorb® atomization systems come in a variety of formats, including explosion-proof systems, high-pressure atomization systems, air atomization systems, fan atomization systems, portable systems and custom designed systems, if needed.

  • OMI - Ecosorb Spray Gel Delivery System
    OMI - Ecosorb Spray Gel Delivery System

    A special spray gel formulation of Ecosorb® odor eliminator topically encapsulates material, blocking odors from escaping into the atmosphere. Ecosorb® Spray Gel® is an ideal solution for sludge handling and transportation, open-bed waste trucks, working faces of landfills, soil remediation projects, and other solid/semi-solid odorous materials that continuously emit odors.

  • Lime Slaker System Video
    Lime Slaker System Video

    The IMS Lime Slaker Systems provide continuous high volume lime slurries (up to 8,000 lbs/hour) for industrial and municipal process pH adjustment, flocculation, and chemical reaction. The superior paste-type slaking technology consistently produces a higher strength and more reactive lime slurry resulting in more efficient and more economical use of the quicklime. Systems are factory assembled and tested for quick and easy installation, and include options for lime feed and grit removal.

More Industrial Water & Wastewater Treatment Videos

LATEST INSIGHTS ON WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT FOR THE PETROLEUM & REFINING INDUSTRY

  • Oil And Water: Lessons For The Water Industry From Oil And Gas
    Oil And Water: Lessons For The Water Industry From Oil And Gas

    As water scarcity continues to be a major, ongoing challenge in the U.S., public and private sector leaders are seeking new insights on sustainable solutions. In this work, they are grappling with challenges on a scale that oil and gas organizations have been confronting for decades now. It’s understandable that stakeholders can get caught up in the tactical side of dealing with water crises — but there is also guidance to be gained by taking a high-level view.

  • The Changing Role Of Infrastructure Within The Oil And Gas Industry
    The Changing Role Of Infrastructure Within The Oil And Gas Industry

    The drop in price of a barrel of oil has had an understandable impact on major projects in the oil and gas industry. Three years ago, with crude trading above $100 a barrel, schedule was the overriding priority. As time delays were equated to lost revenue opportunity, there was less attention paid to the ultimate cost efficiency of a major project.

  • Blowback From Flowback: Push For Groundwater Alternatives
    Blowback From Flowback: Push For Groundwater Alternatives

    About 50 percent of the nation’s residents source their fresh water supply from groundwater wells, which have deteriorated throughout the U.S. over the past decade. For shallow wells, severe drought conditions have gradually depleted groundwater levels.

  • Electrocoagulation Provides Economical Solution To Oil And Gas Waste Problem
    Electrocoagulation Provides Economical Solution To Oil And Gas Waste Problem

    A new generation of electrocoagulation-based water treatment has successfully treated wastewater and effluent from a remote onshore natural gas exploration and production project with over three years of continuous operation. To compound the challenges of treating this wastewater and effluent, the unit was required to operate in an extremely environmentally sensitive environment — a pristine tropical rainforest.

  • Fighting For Florida’s Surface-Water Standards
    Fighting For Florida’s Surface-Water Standards

    Late last month, a panel of regulators appointed by Governor Rick Scott narrowly approved the first changes to Florida’s surface-water quality standards since 1992. Marked with adamant support on one side and passionate protest on the other, the sweeping amendment has left questions about how clean Florida’s water will be.

  • What To Know About The EPA’s New Effluent Guidelines
    What To Know About The EPA’s New Effluent Guidelines

    The U.S. EPA’s recently released Preliminary 2016 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan indicates the industries and pollutants that the agency has its eyes on for potential future regulation.

  • Saving Oil And Gas: Improving Profit Margins In Down Times With Innovative Water Management
    Saving Oil And Gas: Improving Profit Margins In Down Times With Innovative Water Management

    With oil prices depressed, exploration and production companies unearth the money-saving opportunities in water management planning.

  • BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Technology Future
    BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Technology Future

    Technologies which could transform the shape of the water industry of the future will be on show at the fifth BlueTech Forum, to be held in San Francisco.

  • Disruption To Growth: Navigating The Sensor Revolution
    Disruption To Growth: Navigating The Sensor Revolution

    As critical gateways to the Internet of things (IoT), sensors are sure to have a massive social and economic impact globally within the next decade.

  • Empowering Water Entrepreneurship: Nano Bubbles Make A Big Difference In Produced Water
    Empowering Water Entrepreneurship: Nano Bubbles Make A Big Difference In Produced Water

    Part two in our series on the “Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water” competition from Veolia, The Water Council, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, takes a closer look at winning company Nano Gas Technologies, Inc.

  • Diamond Electrode Wastewater Treatment Shines Bright
    Diamond Electrode Wastewater Treatment Shines Bright

    No business wants the word "toxic" associated with its operations. The world has grown very weary (and wary) of companies that aren't environmentally responsible. So while toxic wastewater as a byproduct of mining, oil refining, or other industrial processes isn't new, the impetus to treat these streams is steadily rising.

  • Global Crisis And Modern Solutions At The Water-Energy Nexus
    Global Crisis And Modern Solutions At The Water-Energy Nexus

    GE Water & Process Technologies and the World Resources Institute (WRI), an independent research organization studying sustainability, jointly produced a white paper called “Water-Energy Nexus: Business Risks and Rewards.” The paper hones in on the shared interest of the two groups, namely the supply of freshwater counted on by the energy industry, which in turn fuels water treatment operations, a relationship that’s known as the “water-energy nexus.”

  • What EPA Should Consider On Their Final 'Fracking' Assessment
    What EPA Should Consider On Their Final 'Fracking' Assessment

    Questions about if and how hydraulic fracturing activities can contaminate drinking water have been top-of-mind for many since the practice started getting widespread public attention about a decade ago. Recognizing the validity of those concerns, EPA undertook a study to see how the full ‘hydraulic fracturing water cycle’ could potentially impact our drinking water resources.

  • Selenium Removal Technologies: A Review
    Selenium Removal Technologies: A Review

    Selenium, a contaminant of concern in industries such as mining, oil refining, and power generation, is removed from wastewater principally through either biological or chemical/physical processes. This article will describe those technologies, several technology providers, and other sources of information.

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