FREE-WATER KNOCKOUTS

A Free-Water-Knock-Out is a 3 Phase vessel, typically horizontal orientation, that is meant to handle a large amount of water with a small amount of oil.Free-Water-Knock-Outs (FWKO) are normally placed near the beginning of a Facility to so that the downstream equipment does not have to be sized with the large water volume.An FWKO or Water Knock Out, or Oil Skimmer Vessel. As stated, it removes the large water volume so that the downstream equipment can be sized for a smaller oil to water ratio, and heat and injection chemicals are not invested into large amounts of water.

Process Purpose
Sequence Placement
Benefits
AKA
Process Purpose
A Free-Water-Knock-Out is a 3 Phase vessel, typically horizontal orientation, that is meant to handle a large amount of water with a small amount of oil.
Sequence Placement
Free-Water-Knock-Outs (FWKO) are normally placed near the beginning of a Facility to so that the downstream equipment does not have to be sized with the large water volume.
Benefits
As stated, it removes the large water volume so that the downstream equipment can be sized for a smaller oil to water ratio, and heat and injection chemicals are not invested into large amounts of water.
AKA
An FWKO or Water Knock Out, or Oil Skimmer Vessel.
Internal Options:

- An array of Inlet diverters
- Spill over Baffles
- Wave Breakers (optional upgrade)
- Inlet Cyclones
- Vortex Breakers

Designs:

- Heads and Shell Vessel

Pressure Ratings:

- 50
- 125
- 250
- 500
- 740

Sizes:

6'x20' to 10'x40'a

Weather Option: Insulated in Cold, not insulated in Warm

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