SAS Environmental Services Blog

SASES Successful Waste Crude Oil Sludge Treatment

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 16-Oct-2018 11:00:00

A sample of waste crude oil sludge (pictured on the right) was sampled and supplied to SASES from one of our customers in Turkey. After many unsuccessful attempts to treat the waste, SASES chemistries were tested to find out which cleaning and waste treatment products would work best with this oil sludge. 

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The Importance of Getting to Know Your Oil Contaminated Waste

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 09-Oct-2018 10:00:00

When it comes to oil contaminated waste, knowing is half the battle. 

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Sludge Samples Sent from Saudi Arabia

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 02-Oct-2018 11:00:00

SASES received a sample of oil sludge waste from a Saudi Arabian company. The challenge for SASES was to find out which of our products would be able to split this tough oil sludge into clean oil, water and solids, as no other oil sludge treatment process had been successful. 

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Case Study: Drill Cuttings Cleaning - UK 2

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 25-Sep-2018 11:00:00

A UK based service company carried out an onshore drill cuttings cleaning trial using the SAS CuttingsClean 116B chemistry. The aim was to reduce the oil on dry cuttings to below 1% in order to establish the viability for offshore use in the North Sea. The trial was carried out on a live well onshore in the UK and approximately 400 tons of drill cuttings were treated. 

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Can Technology Improve Health and Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry?

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 18-Sep-2018 11:00:00

Health and safety is an aspect of the oil and gas industry that includes all players, such as the government, companies, associations, workers, and so on. In the UK this aspect of the industry is of paramount importance, and it is believed that the new digital transformation which is sweeping through the industry can help the sector improve health and safety even further. 

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Case Study: Drill Cuttings Cleaning - UK 1

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 11-Sep-2018 11:00:00

A UK based waste management company carried out an onshore drill cuttings cleaning trial using the SAS CuttingsClean 116B chemistry. The aim was to determine the final oil on cuttings level after treatment and the total waste reduction achieved. 

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MIST Oil Sludge Treatment - The Origins Story

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 06-Sep-2018 10:00:00

Here at SASES, we have now successfully treated over 60,000 tons of crude oil sludge and slops and recovered over 12,000 tons of high quality crude oil at a refinery in Grangemouth. Somewhere over 80,000bbl of crude recovered over a 10 year period. How did we do it?

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Case Study: Refinery Waste Treatment

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 04-Sep-2018 11:00:00

A European waste management company used SAS SludgeTreat 156SC to treat 40,000 MT of waste, in the process of doing this they saved the refinery $12 million over 4 years.

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UK Tank Bottom Sludge vs. SASES Products

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 30-Aug-2018 10:00:00

Here at SASES we have many different oil sludge treatment products, to ensure we can always find the right chemicals for oil waste treatments projects. In this particular case our products were put to the test with a tank bottom sludge sample supplied by a UK company from their processing plant.

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Case Study: Wellbore Clean Up - North Sea

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 28-Aug-2018 11:00:00

An offshore service company used SAS WellboreClean 116SC for a casing cleaning project in the North Sea. In doing so, the service team was able to reduce the cleaning times by 60% and reduce the chemical train by 70%.

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