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HLS treatment

HLS treatment

HLS treatment

Hi guys,

I'm working in a Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage facility in northern Alberta. We recover Bitumen and pipe it out for refinement. I'm having turbidity issues with my HLS and i'm pretty sure that it has to do with the amount of mag-ox and lime we use. I am having trouble convincing some of our specialists that if we overfeed our mag-ox, it will not react with the lime, and therefore remain is water and carry over to our lime softening filters, which is the cause of our high turbidities. We are using brackish water for our system which comes from our source wells, and we are also using produced water from our production wells which is mainly left behind from the steam that we inject. Any advice would be much appreciated.


Wade Gamache

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