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Water quality is critical to improve the recovery and minimize the environmental impact of hydrocarbon production. Dow Water & Process Solutions offers a portfolio of water technologies to address the unique water resource management needs of the hydrocarbon exploration and production industry. DOW™ Ultrafiltration modules and skids, DOW FILMTEC™ Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Nanofiltration (NF) membranes, DOWEX™ Ion Exchange (IX) resins, OPTIPORE™ polymeric adsorbents, and TEQUATIC PLUS™ fine particle filter modules enable complete or tailored removal of ionic, organic and particulate contaminants from source waters for injection or produced waters for discharge.

Material science expertise enables Dow Water & Process Solutions to develop water treatment components that lower your costs and increase production of oil and gas resources. The links below provide specific information on these applications.

Injection Water
Tertiary Recovery DOW INTEGRAPAC
FILMTEC RO/NF Elements
Tailored TDS and hardness for reservoir compatibility and reduction of Chemicals (Alkaline surfactant & polymer floods - ASP)
Secondary Recovery FILMTEC SR90 NF BaSO4/SrSO4 scale prevention (plugging formation) and souring inhibition.

Produced Water
Coal Seam Gas DOWEX G-26
DOWEX MAC-3
FILMTEC RO/NF Elements
DOW Ultrafiltration
Treatment of sodic and high TDS waters
Heavy Oil
(Thermal EOR)
DOWEX MAC-3
MARATHON C
AMBERLITE 200c Na
FILMTEC RO/NF Elements
LP Steam injection for viscous oils-bitumen. High TDS Softening
Shale Gas & Oil (Hydraulic Fracturing) Products dependent on formation and local requirements. Hypersaline waters and specific contaminants
Deep Well Injection (Fine Particle Filtration) TEQUATIC PLUS fine particle filter Fine particle filtration to prevent plugging
Boron Removal AMBERLITE IRA743 Selective boron removal technology
BTEX Removal OPTIPORE L493 Light Oils, VOC and BTEX removal form aqueous and vapor streams
Hardness Removal DOWEX MAC-3
MARATHON C
AMBERLITE 200c Na
FILMTEC RO/NF Elements
Softening technology

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