Jorin's Particle Analyzer Designed To Improve Oil/Water Separation

The Vipa process analyzer uses image-analysis techniques to characterize particles carried in process water, especially oil droplets and sand particles. Trending software run on an ordinary personal computer enables the operator to identify potential process problems that might otherwise lead to reduced production or even formation damage. Photo courtesy of Jorin Ltd.Click here to enlarge imageProduced water is a headache for offshore operators, but a British company has designed an instrument intended to make analysis and decision-making easier.Jorin Ltd., Sandhurst, U.K., developed the instrument after identifying the operators' problems in handling oil and solids in water, but th...

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