Part 19: Water Formed Scale

Posted by Chemical Development Team on Apr 12, 2018 8:04:27 AM



Scaling is a common problem frequently encountered in oil and gas production, petroleum refining and other industrial operations where water is encountered or used. Some of the most common scales encountered in the production or refining of oil are calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate and barium sulfate. Other less common scales are strontium sulfate, iron (II) carbonate, iron (II) sulfide, Iron (II) hydroxide, iron (III) hydroxide and iron (III) oxide.

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Topics: hydroden sulfide, h2s, water scale, pyrophoric iron


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