About VIEC - Vessel internal electrostatic coalescer

Vessel Internal Electrostatic Coalescer (VIEC) is a technology for enhancing liquid-liquid separation by using alternating high voltage electrical fields.

The modular construction consists of several electrodes, where each electrode is electrically insulated and has its own dedicated transformer for transforming a low voltage feed to high voltage. It tolerates 100% water and 100% gas without short circuiting or arcing, making it ideally suited for use in any three-phase separator to speed up the separation of water dispersed in oil and/or to resolve stable oil-continuous emulsions.

The VIEC can be installed in new separators or retrofitted into three-phase separators with any hot work. Significant savings can be made both on the demand of heating ,chemical and separators train design.

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Vessel internal electrostatic coalescer

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Topsides, Floaters and Onshore plants

Topsides, Floaters and Onshore plants

Sulzer

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