Oilfield produced water treatment: A challenge

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Oilfield produced water treatment: A challenge

Oilfield produced water treatment: A challenge

Amimul Ahsan1,2,*, Monzur Imteaz2

The term of oil may be replaced by crude oil or petroleum. It is a mixture of gas, liquid, and sticky, tar-like substances. Many corporations and companies withdraw crude oil from the pockets of oil resources by utilizing drilling wells and rigs. Many researchers studied on oilfield produced water treatment; however, it is a challenge. An integrated technique of activated carbon-bentonite adsorbent with double stages membrane process is suggested to treat oilfield produced water. An internal-loop airlift reactor using electrocoagulation/ flotation technique is recommended for the treatment of oilfield produced water. In fact, oilfield produced water are mostly treated in three stages; e.g. primary, secondary and tertiary processes....

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To cite this article: Ahsan A, Imteaz M. Oilfield produced water treatment: A challenge. Journal of Desalination and Water Purification 2020;21:1.

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