CRUDE OIL TANK-CLEANING PROCESS RECOVERS OIL, REDUCES HAZARDOUS WASTES

12/13/1993
Gregory B. Davis Mobil Oil Corp. Paulsboro, New Jersey Michael L. Goss Nalco Chemical Co. Sugar Land, Tex. Pete Schoemann, Susan S. Tyler Nalco Chemical Co. Paulsboro, N.J. An improved crude oil tank-cleaning process can reduce hazardous waste generated from tank bottoms and allow the recovery of valuable hydrocarbons. The process uses chemicals, heat, water, and applications technology. Mobil Oil Corp., with the help of Nalco Chemical Co., used this process to remove 58,000 bbl of sludge from a 690,000 bbl crude oil storage tank within 10 days. TANK BOTTOMS Crude oil tank bottoms ...
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