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Water Management Techbook 2018

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10 | April 2018 | WATER MANAGEMENT: KEY PLAYERS Alfa Laval Alfa Laval provides onshore and offshore technol ogy, expertise and ser vices. The company supplies products and solutions for heat transfer, separation and fluid handling through its key products: heat exchangers, separators, pumps and valves. Alfa Laval's compact heat exchangers have the capability to recycle heat, optimize customers' energy consumption, cut costs and reduce environmental impact, the company said on its website. In addition to separators, the company's product line includes decanter centrifuges, filters, strainers and membranes. Alfa Laval also offers tank cleaning equipment and installation material. The company's DOLPHIN freshwater generators convert seawater into freshwater using vacuum distil lation, ensuring freshwater with salinity levels below 2 ppm, according to the company's website. The company also offers its PureBallast 3.1 large flow ballast water treatment system, which was designed to have a small footprint and allows simple installation and ease of use, according to Anders Lind mark, head of Alfa Laval PureBallast. "No chemicals are needed to treat the ballast water or to neutralize residuals, which means there will be no chemical handling on the part of the crews. And just as impor tantly, there will be no risk of corrosion in the system components or ballast water tanks. Those things make a difference for any vessel, large or small," he stated on the company's website. APATEQ APATEQ engineers and manufactures turnkey, cus tom designed oil water separation systems, compact These key players focus on providing valuable expertise and innovative technologies. Water Management Solutions a Priority By Ariana Benavidez Associate Managing Editor W ater management technologies and services provide a practical and reliable means of devel- oping water resources, recycling/reusing fracturing flowback water, treating produced water and disposing of water. While industry estimates vary, it is agreed that eight to 10 barrels of water are produced for every one barrel of oil. The following is a sampling of the key players in water management and some of the offerings they provide in this space. Key Players

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