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Water Management Techbook 2018

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Page 32 of 55 | April 2018 | 31 WATER MANAGEMENT: TECHNOLOGY of an enclosed combustor to replace flare systems, but it also includes a scrubbing system that utilizes produced water, essentially converting the flare to an evaporator, he said. Expanding pump automation "As a service provider supporting our customers, we have to be able to drive costs out of the system for our services," Select's Ladhani said. "We need to help customers increase the productivity of their wells, and we need to remove human error from the process." The company made good progress on its AquaView pump automation in 2017, which may have been slightly more in pilot mode. "In 2017 it was fully functioning and is now operating for customers," she said. "Pretty much all the pumps we've been able to automate are being utilized. Automating our pumps will be a continuing investment for us in 2018." This is not remote control, according to Ladhani. "The pump truly detects pressure loss or gain. It mod- ulates itself based on that data so it creates very effi- cient pumps with the ability to adjust the appropriate rate at which to move the water." AquaView services monitor water at various stages of the completions process with real-time, wireless technology. (Photo courtesy of Select Energy Services) Stay connected on your mobile devices E&P magazine covers upstream technology from exploration to production optimization onshore and offshore worldwide. Our content keeps exploration, drilling and production operations managers informed of the trends and technologies they need to do their jobs more efficiently. E&P's award-winning content can be delivered directly to your mobile devices wherever you go. Simply download the E&P app for free today. Check out its latest features: • View breaking news, in-depth reporting and other valuable content in real time • Browse the latest issue of E&P • Bookmark your favorite pages or take notes • Search content by key words or phrases Learn More: Visit SPREADING E&P TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS WORLDWIDE 7,050 APP DOWNLOADS

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