Water Treatment for Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals, also known as petroleum distillates, begin with crude oil and, through the refining process, develops an array of various end-use and component chemistries.

The chemical industry uses many products from the Petrochemical Industry and other non-petroleum based chemistries as the components for the manufacturing.

Treating wastewater in petroleum refineries is a complex process with the possibility for toxic byproducts. The process of treating petrochemicals wastewater requires a combination of methods to remove contaminates such as:

  • Aromatics
  • Grease
  • Oil

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Challenges in the chemical industry

The chemical industry is faced with many challenges from production needs to environmental issues, and raw materials to health and safety concerns. Due to these challenges, the entire chemical industry has a need for a reliable source of chemistries vital for environmental compliance, production, and raw material supply.

Petrochemical water treatment products

Activated carbon Biocides Coagulants
Corrosion inhibitors DefoamersFiltration media
Flocculants Heavy metals removal Nutrient blends (Bioaugmentation)
Odor controlPermanganatespH adjusters
Scale inhibitors

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