Waste Water Treatment in Oil Fields & Petrochemical Plants

O/36

Code Date Venue Fees Registration
O/36 01 - 12 Apr Cairo 2950 USD Register Now
O/36 30 Sep - 11 Oct Cairo 2950 USD Register Now

Course Objectives

Production of wastewater has been a growing field problem in refineries & chemical plants. Appropriate treatment of this water is necessary before its disposal or reuse. This course addresses the basic principles & design aspects of the various techniques & installations used for this purpose. New advances & practical experiences will be provided. 


Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction

  • Definition of pollution-effects    
  • Sources of water pollution
  • Regulations                
  • Local & international
  • Waste water collection
  • Stream segregation
  • Characterization

Module 2: Treatment Methods

  • In-plant treatment            
  • End of the line treatment
  • Physical methods              
  • Chemical methods
  • Biological methods

Module 3: Gravity Separation of Oil/Sedimentation of Solids

  • API separator                  
  • Drawbacks        
  • Improvements
  • Plate separator              
  • Parallel plates  
  • Titled plates

Module 4: Gas Flotation

  • Included air flotation
  • Dissolved air flotation
  • Coagulation / flocculation

Module 5: Filtration

  • Hay filter              
  • Sand filter

Module 6: Biological Treatment

  • Definitions, DO, BOD, COD sources
  • Stabilization basins          
  • Aerated lagoons
  • Activated sludge            
  • Trickling filter

Module 7: Polishing

  • Clarification/ filtration      
  • Adsorption      
  • Sterilization

Module 8: Injection Water Quality

  • Water quality requirements
  • Factors affecting water quality-open & closed systems
  • Advances in waste water treatment
  • Case studies & example field applications

Target Audience

Engineers, technicians, Managers, chemists, & people interested in environmental studies

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