Oil & Gas

Protecting the environment and investments in hydrocarbon production.

 
 
 

Lower costs and increase production with effective treatment for industrial water

Water quality is critical to improve the recovery and minimize the environmental impact of hydrocarbon production. Solids removal and salinity adjustments from the industrial water produced during this process are a major concern for oil and gas producers looking to protect their wells, lower costs, protect downstream equipment, and reduce safety and environmental issues.

DuPont Water Solutions offers expertise and a growing portfolio of technologies to address the unique industrial water resource management needs of the hydrocarbon exploration and production industry.

 
 
 

Oil and gas subindustries

Learn more about the challenges that can be solved with effective industrial water treatment in the production of oil and gas resources.
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Reduce costs and environmental impact

While refined hydrocarbons are the product of a refinery, the lifeblood of a plant is circulating water to generate steam for heating distillation columns, as well as cooling and condensing overhead vapor.

From the removal of trace contaminants from industrial water to the facilitation of waste and process stream treatment, our solutions address:

  • Industrial boiler feedwater.
  • Industrial wastewater.
  • Selective contaminant removal.

Effectively treat reuse and discharge

Water is the largest volume by-product of oil and gas production and requires treatment for industrial water reuse and discharge. To improve productivity, water with specific quality requirements is injected into the well for secondary and tertiary recovery. For discharge, the organic load (expressed as BOD, COD, TOC or O&G) is usually a limit for wastewater discharge permits.

From injection water to produced water, we provide the right industrial water treatment options to handle oil and gas production needs. We have a vast array of technologies — more than any other supplier — to treat industrial water in upstream processes: ultrafiltration (UF) , polymeric adsorbents, selective ion exchange (IX) resins, reverse osmosis (RO) elements, and sulfate-removal nanofiltration (NF) membranes.

  • Downstream+

    Reduce costs and environmental impact

    While refined hydrocarbons are the product of a refinery, the lifeblood of a plant is circulating water to generate steam for heating distillation columns, as well as cooling and condensing overhead vapor.

    From the removal of trace contaminants from industrial water to the facilitation of waste and process stream treatment, our solutions address:

    • Industrial boiler feedwater.
    • Industrial wastewater.
    • Selective contaminant removal.

  • Upstream+

    Effectively treat reuse and discharge

    Water is the largest volume by-product of oil and gas production and requires treatment for industrial water reuse and discharge. To improve productivity, water with specific quality requirements is injected into the well for secondary and tertiary recovery. For discharge, the organic load (expressed as BOD, COD, TOC or O&G) is usually a limit for wastewater discharge permits.

    From injection water to produced water, we provide the right industrial water treatment options to handle oil and gas production needs. We have a vast array of technologies — more than any other supplier — to treat industrial water in upstream processes: ultrafiltration (UF) , polymeric adsorbents, selective ion exchange (IX) resins, reverse osmosis (RO) elements, and sulfate-removal nanofiltration (NF) membranes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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