November 2007

Bonus Report: Water Management

Prevent hydrocarbon leaks in cooling water

Microbes cause problems in plant condensers and coolers

Ghoshal, S., Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.

HPI facilities use cooling water to maintain temperatures of hydrocarbon products and process streams. Leaks of hydrocarbons into the recirculating cooling water (CW) system can occur in the numerous condensers and coolers onsite. Hydrocarbon products in CW can lead to multiple operating problems. Here are some actions to improve CW operations. Hydrocarbons in plant cooling systems. Hydrocarbon leaks such as oil and gases in the recirculatory CW system are major problems. CW is used as a medium to maintain the desired temperature for process fluids and support product specifications and yields. Hydrocarbon products enter the CW system due to equipment failures of the numerous coolers and c

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