I am looking at envirnmentally and economically better ways to process intractable waste in the oil industry. What about the possibilty of utilizing plasma arc technology? Supposedly a gas or fluid is injected into a chamber at 8000c where the plasma arc (argon gas ignited via electric current between 2 electrodes) destroys or rips apart the molecular structure of H2S etc, treats produced water and effluent. Has anyone had experience or heard of this type of technology? Would it be useful in the upstream or downstream oil industry?
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