SAGD BP14 SOS

Sales Oil Stabilization

SAGD Oil Sands Online Training

Process Education
for Canadian Oil & Gas Workers

Anyone thinking of working in western Canada’s Oil Sands regions should look at Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online Oil & Gas Process Education.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the Sales Oil Stabilization process.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Define stabilized crude oil, Define Sales Oil, Describe how the sales oil is stabilized in the Gas Boot, Explain why it is important to cool the sales oil before it enters the Gas Boot, Define vapor pressure, And, Explain why inadequate stabilization can result in overloading of the Vapor Recovery Unit.

Sales Oil Stabilization: SAGD Oil Sands Online Training is part of the Bitumen Processing chapter of the SAGD Oil Sands Online Training Course.

BITUMEN PROCESSING: SAGD OIL SANDS ONLINE TRAINING

In Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online Training: Bitumen Processing Course, you will learn how the recovered SAGD emulsions are processed to remove water and vapor components, how the remaining heavy oil is diluted for transportation, and how any off-spec product is recycled and reprocessed to meet Sales Oil specifications. Also covered are the systems required for control and processing of recovered hydrocarbon gases for use as facility fuel gas.

ABOUT THE SAGD OIL SANDS ONLINE TRAINING COURSE

In Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online Training: Water Treatment Course, you will learn how De-oiled Produced Water is softened to Boiler Feed Water specification, how the soft water is treated and processed to Low Pressure Boiler Feed Water, how it is pre-heated and increased in pressure to High Pressure Boiler Feed Water, and how the generated high-pressure steam is let down in pressure for various facility purposes.