SAGD PWD12 WS

Water Softening

SAGD Oil Sands Online Training

Process Education
for Canadian Oil & Gas Workers

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PURPOSE

The purpose of Water Softening is to reduce hardness, silica and other contaminants in water streams destined for use as Boiler Feed Water.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

State the purpose of Water Softening in the SAGD process, Describe and explain the pH Scale, Define an ion, anion, cation, ionic compound, and salts. Explain the relationship between pH and the solubility of Calcium and Magnesium salts, Define Total Hardness, Carbonate Hardness and Noncarbonate Hardness, Describe the effects of Hard Water and Silica content in Boiler Feed Water, And, Describe the basics of Precipitation Lime Softening. 

Water Softening: SAGD Oil Sands Online Training is part of the Produced Water De-Oiling chapter of the SAGD Oil Sands Online Training Course.

PRODUCED WATER DE-OILING: SAGD OIL SANDS ONLINE TRAINING

In the SAGD Oil Sands Online Training Produced Water De-oiling Course, you will learn how water recovered from the SAGD emulsions is processed to remove oil and solids, how precipitation softening is performed, and how the produced water is deaerated in preparation for use as facility Boiler Feed Water.

ABOUT THE SAGD OIL SANDS ONLINE TRAINING COURSE

The SAGD Oil Sands Online Training Course is a fully animated, universally accessible online training program that provides its students with an in depth understanding of one of the Oil Sands most popular and most nuanced method of bitumen recovery. With a curriculum written by experienced industry experts and accurate visualizations and animated chapters, you will be able to function in this challenging and growing method of Oil Sands Production.