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Dewatering System “Product” (B-FSM-161)

What is the “product” of a proper dewatering system?

Sand without any free liquid. Sand with consistency that can be stacked. This is the easiest sand to handle during transportation. Some examples are shown in the header and below.


  1. Rawlins, C.H. and Wang, I. 2001. “Design and Installation of a Sand-Separation and -Handling System for a Gulf of Mexico Oil Production Facility”. SPE Production and Facilities, August, pp. 134-140. https://doi.org/10.2118/72999-PA
  2. Rawlins, C.H. 2019. “Enhanced Production Through Surface Facilities Sand Management.” SPE Distinguished Lecturer presentation. Link here
  3. Rawlins, C.H. “What to do with Produced Solids after Separation: Dewatering, Transport, and Disposal.”. White Paper Publication, eProcess Technologies. Link here

Next week I will cover the system layout and design.

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Great content! Keep up the good work!


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