Solving The Predicament Of Water-Handling Pipelines
Pipe maker responds to the midstream’s need for specialized water disposal products.
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Wes Long, technical projects director for Dallas-based Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., discusses water handling at Midstream Texas in Midland. (Source: Joe Markman/Hart Energy)
There’s water—and then there’s water.
The attributes of produced water, in particular, vary widely, and pipe suppliers are working to respond to the sector’s needs as water production from unconventional reservoirs surges.
Wes Long, technical projects director for The Woodland, Texas-based Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., described how the plastic pipe manufacturer has developed specialized pipe designed to safely handle high-temperature and high-mineral content water streams.
Paul Hart serves as midstream editor-at-large for Oil And Gas Investor magazine. He brings 40 years’ experience in all phases of the worldwide oil and gas industry–upstream, midstream and downstream – to the publication.
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