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Oil Water Separator

Oil Water Separator

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Greetings of the Day,
I am looking for details on the latest technologies used for Oil Water Separator in India. If someone have useful information/details on subjected topics please share.

RE: Oil Water Separator

Amit Sahu,
If there are any useful innovations in the last 50 or so years, I've been unable to find them (and as part of an Expert Witness job, I had to search very carefully in that space a couple of months ago).

A lot of people are flogging various centrifugal products that are touted as the best thing ever to reduce footprint and cost. Beware of them. They all work in a very narrow Weber Number range--in that range they are really great, but a very small increment outside that range and they don't work at all. I've found centrifugal liquid/liquid separators to be useful in carefully controlled conditions (e.g., inside a plant with a capable process control computer), but not in the blood-guts-feathers world of upstream. In upstream you are better off using something like:

David Simpson, PE
MuleShoe Engineering

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. Galileo Galilei, Italian Physicist

RE: Oil Water Separator

Amit,

what sort of pressure and oil/ water ratio / flow rates are you talking about?

High pressure three phase stuff like Dave is describing or oily water atmospheric separation?

Big difference.

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