Petrochemical Wastewater Treatment
The power and petrochemical industries are the greatest consumers of water worldwide, making industrial water and wastewater treatment a significant challenge for development and growth.
The water is consumed by a cooling tower and process usage, where cooling tower blowdown and wastewater are generated. Evolving regulations and freshwater scarcity are pushing the industry to high water recovery and Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) solutions.
Offering Unique Benefits to our Partners
- End-to-end solutions, fully customizable to a variety of water sources and customer requirements
- High recovery of wastewater and cooling tower blowdown for reuse onsite
- Advanced and cost effective thermal technology for reduction of waste volume and ZLD
- Treatment of solids, waste and sludge
- Meeting strict regulatory requirements for discharge levels
- Reducing the fresh water intake by implementing water reuse technologies
IDE Offers Solutions for the Following Applications:
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.
Implementation of Build Operate Transfer Schemes: Obstacles and Solutions
This paper focuses on these cases, addressing the main causes of the failure of suggested/initiated BOT scheme offerings and what prevented their successful implementation. The paper analyses the main constraints and obstacles characterizing these setbacks, and presents different solutions and alternatives to by-pass and/or overcome these obstacles that, if adopted, could enhance the possibilities of successful implementation of the projects.
Steam Driven Large Multi Effect MVC (SD MVC) Desalination Process for Lower Energy Consumption and Desalination Costs
This paper will also describe the thermodynamic advantages, the specific investment and desalination costs comparison, and the resulting desalination cost reduction potential of the steam-driven multi effect MVC process.