Oil & Gas

Reliable, Robust & Economical Water Treatment Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Water Treatment

IDE understands that the oil & gas industry has evolving and ever-increasing demands for high quality water. Desalination and water reuse technologies have the potential to step change the market, especially in the rapidly growing unconventional oil explorations, the shale gas and coal bed methane sectors. The heavy oil sector is investing heavily in recycling produced water for steam enhanced oil recovery (EOR). for example, in Canada’s oil sands, perhaps one of the largest oil reserves in the world.

IDE delivers produced water treatment solutions for onshore conventional and unconventional (i.e. CSG, SAGD, etc.) oil & gas field production that are reliable, robust and economical.

Reliable. IDE delivers some of the most dependable oil and gas water treatment solutions in the industry, proven over time to consistently deliver.

  • The Wintershall project in the Eimlichheim Oil Field, Germany, has been operating for over 20 years with minimum maintenance and consistently high delivery.
  • Reliance and Essar in India have been operating IDE’s MED desalination plants continuously for the last decade, with high efficiency leading to reduced costs.

Robust. IDE’s solutions are designed to withstand the rigors of extreme Essar while still operating at high availability.

Economical. With high energy efficiency and low operation and maintenance costs, IDE’s solutions are designed to be cost-effective. They feature high quality materials of construction to increase durability and are modular, allowing for easier installation and setup, as well as increased flexibility.

Key Benefits of IDE’s Oil & Gas Water Treatment Solutions

  • High water recovery compliant with disposal & water regulations
  • Safe and reliable continuous operation
  • Eco-friendly solutions to minimize environmental impact
  • Compact size for reduced footprint and Capex
  • Remote control operation and monitoring
  • Modular solution for reduced installation and commissioning cost
  • On-field operation and long term support services
Related Content:

Utilizing Available Coldness from Liquefied Natural Gas LNG Regasification Process for Seawater Desalination

In this article a case study was considered, in which an LNG regasification plant can supply 1750 ton/hr of water-glycol solution at -15°C to be utilized for seawater desalination. The main challenge in this evaluation is being able to provide a desalination solution able to compete with the commonly used RO plants.

Recovery of Osmotic Power in SWRO Plants

The paper analyzes the ways that different researchers have selected to overcome the phenomenon of CP, and presents an overview of the existing RO membranes from the point of view of their suitability for use in Forward Osmosis power generation.

Design Challenges and Operational Experience of a Mega MED Seawater Desalination Plant in Tianjin

This article is a continuation of the article "Sliding Pressure Turbine Integrated with Seawater Desalination Facility (MED)" presented at the IDA 2011 World Congress.

Three Pressure Retarded Osmosis PRO Processes

Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) can be implemented on a number of water types, using different technologies and achieving various power outcomes. This paper presents the three most practical options.

Three Center Design Implemented in Ashkelon SWRO Plant

This paper presents the three center design implemented in the South Israel (Ashkelon) seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination facility with guaranteed production capability of 100 Mm3 /year. The facility design is based on the concept of a Three-Center Design: a pumping center, a membrane center and an energy recovery center.

Larnaca Successfull BOOT Project Nears Completion

This paper describes the main components of a successful B.O.O.T. project covering the following subjects: Basic Plant layout, Commissioning of plant and setting parameters,™ Operations and maintenance,™ Plant availability, Final phases of a B.O.O.T. project.