The contaminants we see in today’s frac/flow back, and produced water streams are quite varied, and leave producers and oil field servicing companies battling with a constantly changing stream of clay, dirt, metals, and chemicals along with the hydrocarbons. As such, the primary treatment of these diverse streams of wastewater requires a separator technology that provides for the removal of solids as well as the extraction of oils. The ability to efficiently remove hydrocarbons with various amounts of solids makes Mercer International the leading provider of primary oil water separation equipment to the O&G sector.
These complex streams require a versatile and dependable source to efficiently remove oil within industry needs, but will do so without needing operator attention and with very minimal down-time requirements. Mercer International’s Compliance Master™ Oil/Water/Solids Separator provides industry leaders tasked with the handling of oily wastewater the dependability, efficiency, and ease of operation necessary to tackle their process requirements. The industry facilities which benefit from our technology include: on site disposal, mobile treatment providers, oilfield service companies, off site hauling/treatment groups, and E&P companies who handle their own treatment.
Gone are the days where produced or flow back water could be handled by a huge gun barrel and an evaporation pond. As trucking fees and per gallon disposal costs have grown increasingly expensive, the growing trend (and mainstay of the future) has been onsite treatment and recycling systems. Producers, onsite service companies, and mobile treatment providers lean on Mercer’s Compliance Master Oil/Water Separator to be their “Heavy lifter” in these treatment trains. In many cases, the Multi-Pack™ Coalescing system is all that is needed to meet recycling or disposal requirements. In tougher applications, Mercer’s separator is used as primary treatment for removal of up to 99.9% of all free oils in advance of secondary treatments (DAF, IGF, filters and floc systems). Installation of a Mercer oil/water separator also saves the end user the exorbitant consumable costs related to various tertiary equipment including micro/ultrafiltration elements,,filters, membranes, and RO.
Major Advantages for the Client:
• Elimination of exorbitant hauling costs for produced/frac water.
• Recovery of product for sale.
• Reduced water usage.
• Elimination of consumable costs for primary oil removal.
• Longest run times between required maintenance.