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Oil Water Treatment Technology



The Oil Water Treatment Technology training program provides participants with practical skills for treating oil-contaminated water efficiently. Through hands-on training, attendees learn about separation techniques, filtration processes, and chemical treatments, enabling them to address oil-water treatment challenges effectively.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the details of the impact of effective oilfield water chemistry.

  • Comprehend how to assess the oilfield production liquid separation principles.

  • Understand the importance of proper water treatment.

  • Appreciate the importance of reusing produced water.

  • Develop skills necessary to evaluate the technologies used in oil and water separation.

Targeted Audience:

  • Engineering and Technical Personnel involved in water treatment.

  • Maintenance Coordinators.

  • Operations and Manufacturing Managers and Supervisors.

  • Foremen and Team Leaders.

  • Plant and Field Engineers.

Program Outlines:

Unit 1:

Oilfield Water Chemistry: 

  • The Nature, Chemistry and Composition of Hydrocarbons.

  • Water Chemistry Fundamentals.

  • Environmental Regulations and Water Specifications.

  • Environmental Impacts Caused by Produced Water.

  • Water Sampling and Analysis: Test Methods for Oil and Grease in Water, Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD).

Unit 2: 

Oilfield Production Liquid Separation Principles 

  • Produced Water Generation and Production and Management Practices.

  • Wastewater recycle/reuse.

  • Water Scaling, Corrosion Control and Microbiology of Water.

  • Emulsions / Stabilization, Destabilization.

  • Simulation Software to predict water quality for injection.

  • Case Study Scaling Software demonstration.

Unit 3: 

Crude Oil Desalting: 

  • Principles of flotation: Dissolved/ Induced/ dispersed Air/ Gas Flotation.

  • Key Design Parameters of Flotation: Air-To-Solids Ratio.

  • Henrys & Stokes Laws.

  • Nucleus & Rate of Rise Theory.

Unit 4: 

Separation and Treatment (I): 

  • Mechanical Filters & Filtration Technologies.

  • Gravity Separation Systems.

  • Skim Tanks & Piles.

  • API Separators.

  • Plate Coalescers.

  • Evaporative processes.

Unit 5:

Separation and Treatment (II):

  • Desalting Technologies.

  • Electro deionization.

  • Ion exchange.

  • Membrane processes.

  • Desalination.


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