Product Sheet PETRECO HYDROMATION
Reliably and effectively remove oil and suspended solids from produced water before discharge or reinjection.
A proven, highly efficient separation system, the PETRECO HYDROMATION nutshell filter provides high throughput for purification of oily process water and industrial wastewater while delivering operational reliability with a >99% annualized online performance history.
HYDROMATION filters are the ideal solution for removal of suspended solids and oil from produced water before discharge into the environment or reinjection. They remove 95% to 99% of suspended solids and 90% to 99% of insoluble hydrocarbons without the use of chemicals, providing oil discharge levels of 5 ppm or less.
HYDROMATION filters use crushed black walnut shells, known for their strong affinity for oil, as the filter media. The filter bed is cleaned using a unique backwashing mechanism, which can typically use feedwater instead of filtered water. HYDROMATION nutshell filters handle higher concentrations of inlet solids and oil compared with other media filters, and because there is no gas scouring during backwash, they have lower energy requirements.