Oily Water Treatment


Oily Water Treatment

Course Objective

Upon completion of the course participants will have gained a solid understanding of the key elements associated with the operation and troubleshooting of oily water treatment units .


Who Should Attend

Junior engineers and technician specialization in oily water processing activities


Course outline

  • Origin of petrol
  • The History of Oil
  • Water sources.
  • Separation process.
  • Characteristics of Produced Water
    • Dissolved Solids
    • Precipitated Solids (Scales)
    • Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3)
    • Calcium Sulfate (CaSO4)
    • Iron Sulfide (FeS2)
    • Barium and Strontium Sulfate ( BaSO4 and SrSO4)
  • Environmental regulations
  • Disposal Standards
    • Offshore Operations
    • Onshore Operations
  • Water chemistry issues
  • Factors affecting stability, pH and Ion strength
  • Chemical treatment
  • Water treatment process and equipment design
  • System Description
  • Theory
    • Gravity Separation
    • Coalescence
    • Dispersion
    • Flotation
    • Filtration
  • Equipment Used in Oil/Water Separation
    • Free Water Knockouts (FWKO)
    • Wash Tanks
    • Horizontal-Flow Treaters
    • Heater Treaters
    • Electrostatic Treaters

Course Duration: (5) DAYS