Articles & Whitepapers
The Problem In the area around a refinery’s facilities the groundwater was suspected of being contaminated by hydrocarbons. Test borings in the refinery area confirmed the contamination by waste oil that had percolated through the ground, and that had left a layer of waste oil on the surface of the groundwater. The local authorities engage a consulting company, and asked that they recommend ...
Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming solutions, has created an expanded online oil skimmer selection guide. The newly designed guide provides a quick and easy way to match the appropriate skimmer for a wide variety of applications. ...
Equipment & Solutions
The API oil-water separator is a gravity based separation system designed as per API 421 by using Stokes’s Law. The design of the API oil-water separator is based on the specific gravity difference between oil and water. Heavier solids settle at the bottom. Typically, the oil layer is skimmed off using chain scraper system, slotted pipe skimmer or rotary skimmer. Bottom sediment layer is removed ...