Reverse osmosis process successfully converts oil field brine into freshwater
Fouling Rate Calculation [210,535 bytes] Based on papers presented at the Chinese American Petroleum Association Technology Conference, Houston, Apr. 30-May 2 and SPE/EPA Exploration & Production Environmental Conference, San Antonio, Tex., Mar. 7-10. A state-of-the-art process in the San Ardo oil field converted produced brine into freshwater. The conversion process used chemical clarification, softening, filtration, and reverse osmosis (RO).