SPE Online Education
Separation Design and Operation Factors and Their Impact on Produced Water System Performance in Onshore and Offshore Facilities
Recorded On: 06/09/2021
Several factors in the primary separation stages should be addressed in order to ensure optimum produced water treatment processes, regardless of the technology utilized. Potential root causes can be one or a combination of several of the parameters that will be discussed in the webinar.
This webinar is categorized under the Projects, Facilities, and Construction and Production and Operations technical disciplines.
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Dr. Wally Georgie
Independent Consultant, Maxoil
Dr. Georgie worked and gained his experience initially with Statoil (Equinor) in Norway prior becoming an independent consultant at Maxoil. Wally has over 4 decades of experience in the oil and gas industry; namely in oil and gas operation, processing, separation, fluid handling and system integrity, hands-on in operation trouble-shooting, de-bottlenecking, oil water separation, process verification, technology evaluation, corrosion control, system monitoring, water injection and enhance oil recovery processing and all other fluid and gas handling issues including handling sand and solid production in process systems, including production chemistry, flow assurance and integrity management. Wally has gained his M.Sc. in Polymer Technology Loughborough University England and M.Sc. Safety Engineering Aberdeen University Scotland, and Ph.D. in Chemical Technology Strathclyde University Glasgow Scotland.
Mr. Smith is a process engineer responsible for Murphy Oil’s Gulf of Mexico assets. He has spent 14 years in working in upstream operations and projects including concept development for new offshore facilities, troubleshooting, and optimization of oil/water separation processes and equipment. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Monash University, Australia and is a chartered engineer with the IChemE.
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