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MEG Recovery / Reclaiming

MEG Recovery Solutions

Industrial References

The MEG Regeneration and Reclaiming Technology developed by CCR Technologies Ltd. is a pioneer technology with the first commercial operation in the world of a MEG reclaiming unit being started-up in 1999 for Shell Mensa Offshore Project in the Gulf of Mexico. As of today, twelve MEG Regeneration and Reclaiming units have been licensed with this technology including one of the largest unit in the world for Wasit Gas Plant project in Saudi Arabia developed by Saudi Aramco (Rich MEG capacity = 4 x 66 m³/h).

MEG Reclamation for Statoil, Norway

MEG Reclamation Module, Offshore Platform, USA

Process Principle

Injection of large volumes of Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) at the wellhead is an effective way to prevent hydrate formation and assure gas flow. MEG returns to shore in a mix of gas, hydrocarbons, water, salts and other solids; replacement is very costly and the installation of MEG Regeneration and Reclaiming system provides the following benefits: reduction in purchased volume of new glycols, protection against hydrate formation and pipeline freeze-up, lower corrosion of subsea and onshore flowlines, reduced fouling and scaling, smaller circulating volumes in glycol loop.

Key Benefits

Highest MEG Recovery (typically > 99.5%)

  • Minimized operating costs
  • Minimized waste volumes & handling logistics

Proven Long-Term Operability & Reliability

  • Industrial references totalling > 350,000 hours of operation
  • High unit availability (typically > 99%)

Most Advanced Liquid to Slurry Process

  • Simple, reliable & cost effective design
  • Efficient waste handling system
  • Minimized glycol losses

Significant Environmental Benefits

  • Recovered salts and water quality suitable for discharge
  • Very low MEG in the waste streams and minimal waste quantity