SAGD WT05 WAC System

WAC System

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 the Weak Acid Cation Softener package is to provide boiler feed water quality water by removing calcium and magnesium hardness. Steam generator boiler feed water specifications typically require less than 0.1 parts per million of total dissolved hardness.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

State the purpose of the Weak Acid Cation softener package. Explain why water from the Hot Lime Softener must be cooled before entering the WAC softeners. Describe the internals of a typical WAC softener vessel. Explain how the WAC softeners remove calcium and magnesium hardness. State the reason hardness ions must be removed from the steam generator feed water. And, List the conditions that may indicate the need for a softener regeneration. 

WAC System: SAGD Oil Sands Online Training is part of the Water Treatment chapter of the SAGD Oil Sands Online Training Course.

WATER TREATMENT: SAGD OIL SANDS ONLINE TRAINING

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.

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.