Client: Amerada Hess
Process: Sulphate Removal
Contract Description: Turnkey supply of membrane plant for sulphate removal
Contract Date: 2000
Contract Completion Date: 2001 (Operating since 2001)
Capacity: 3 x 40,000 barrels/day (Upgraded to combined capacity of 135,000 BPD)
Sea Water Conversion: 75%
Sea Water Feed Quality: 35,000 mg/l (tds)
Fresh Water Output Quality: 40 mg/l sulphate
Turnkey supply and initial operation of the largest sulphate removal plant in the North Sea oil industry, and the first installation of this technology in the Danish Sector. Phase 1 of 40,000bpd was delivered in 17 weeks from receipt of order.
Seawater is treated by a media filter package prior to the membrane arrays using Dow Filmtec SR90-400 membranes. Pumps, Valves and Zeron 100 Super Duplex piping were all provided by Weir Group companies.