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Dual Affinity Membrane Hydrocyclone for Simultaneous Water Purification and Oil Recovery from Produced Water

Introduction A large amount of contaminated waste water is generated from wellheads at offshore platforms during oil and gas productions. These heavily oil-contaminated waters cannot be discharged directly back into the environment and are currently purified by a number of expensive separation techniques. Effective separation of waste water into...
Published: 4/25/2011   |   Inventor(s): Volodymyr Tarabara, Wenqian Shan
Keywords(s): Membranes, Waste Water Remediation, Water Purification Category(s): Environment