Petroleum Engineering
Screening Produced Water Disposal Challenges in an Oilfield: Scale Formation and Injectivity Impairment

Mehdi Amiri; Jafar Qajar; Azim Kalantariasl

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 43-57

  Sarvestan and Saadatabad oilfields produce more than 140 bbl/day of wastewater due to oil processing. Due to environmental issues, the produced water is injected into a disposal well through a pipeline with a diameter of 8 inch and a length of 5 km. Formation of inorganic scale may accelerate the need ...  Read More

Chemical Engineering
Investigating the Treatment of Oil and Gas Produced Water Using a Spray Dryer on a Bench Scale

Mohammad Razaghiyan; Mahmood Reza Rahimi; Hajir Karimi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 16-32

  The current work investigates the performance of a single-stage, bench-scale system using a spray dryer to treat produced water. The produced water is generated in three large reservoirs of Ahvaz, Maroon, and Mansouri fields, which have different compositions but the same high total dissolved solids ...  Read More