CRUDE TREATERS

A Crude Treater's purpose is to break up the water emulsion in the oil phase so that it can separate out to result in a higher oil purity for sale. A Crude Treater is always after at least 1 stage of separation and sometimes 2 stages of separations depending on initial incoming pressure. Crude treaters are meant to be ran at low pressures to allow any high-end hydrocarbons to break out. Crude treaters dump directly to the tank or in high gravity crudes to a Vapory Recovery tower or Oil/Condensate Stabilizer.Crude Treaters are also known as Heater Treater, Oil Treater, Emulsion Treater. Crude Treaters prevent sales docks from high water content in the sold oil if operated and sized properly. No one wants to pay oil prices for water. Crude treaters have also been operated at higher than normal operating temperatures to help flash high-end hydrocarbons off of crude pools to aide in reducing RVP in the tanks.

Process Purpose
Sequence Placement
Benefits
AKA
Process Purpose
A Crude Treater's purpose is to break up the water emulsion in the oil phase so that it can separate out to result in a higher oil purity for sale.
Sequence Placement
A Crude Treater is always after at least 1 stage of separation and sometimes 2 stages of separations depending on initial incoming pressure. Crude treaters are meant to be ran at low pressures to allow any high-end hydrocarbons to break out. Crude treaters dump directly to the tank or in high gravity crudes to a Vapory Recovery tower or Oil/Condensate Stabilizer.
Benefits
Crude Treaters prevent sales docks from high water content in the sold oil if operated and sized properly. No one wants to pay oil prices for water. Crude treaters have also been operated at higher than normal operating temperatures to help flash high-end hydrocarbons off of crude pools to aide in reducing RVP in the tanks.
AKA
Crude Treaters are also known as Heater Treater, Oil Treater, Emulsion Treater.
Internal Options:

- Heating Element: Fire-Tube or Electric Coil
- Heat Retention Baffles
- Downcomers and Shrouds
- Liquid Coalescers
- Mist Eliminators: Mesh or Vane Pack
and many more

Designs:

Horizontal and Vertical

Pressure Ratings:

- 50
- 75
- 80
- 125

Sizes:

48" to 144" Diameters

Weather Option: May insulate in Cold weather, No insulation in Warm Weather

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