Clean Air & Clean Water Solutions for Your Plant

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Air and water pollution control solutions for the chemical and petrochemical industries

Environmental Solutions for the Downstream Oil & Gas Industry

Water, wastewater, and air pollution control systems for refineries, chemical, and petrochemical plants

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Meeting today’s regulatory requirements for water treatment and air pollution control can be a challenging and costly endeavor. Maintaining market competitiveness does not have to conflict with environmental stewardship. At Monroe, we understand your challenges for creating sustainable solutions for your plant’s air pollution control and water treatment operations. We have the experience and expertise to provide you cost-effective systems that never compromise on quality.

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Monroe Environmental has successfully engineered, fabricated, and installed countless air pollution control and water treatment systems for refineries, chemical, and petrochemical plants along the Gulf Coast and across the country.

Proof of results delivered:

Air Pollution Control

  • Acid & alkaline gasses & fumes – NH3, H2S, HCl, SO2, HCl, HF
  • Particulate matter – PM10 & PM2.5
  • Condensables, aerosols, and opacity
  • VOCs & odor control
  • Dry & wet dust collection
  • Oil mist collection
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Water & Wastewater Treatment

  • Clarification & separation

    • Suspended solids (TSS)
    • Dissolved solids (TDS)
    • Metals precipitation
    • Oil separation & recovery
    • Oil skimming & reclamation
  • Ammonia & VOC stripping
  • Mobile water treatment and rentals
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Air Pollution and Wastewater Experience for Refineries and Petrochemical Plants in the Texas Gulf Coast Region

Refineries, Chemical, and Petrochemical plants use significant amounts of water in their processes. Water consumption can be reduced by optimizing and improving the efficiency of a plant’s water and wastewater treatment processes, as well as its wet scrubbing and water consuming applications for air pollution control.

Consider these findings from independent studies:

  • Oil refineries use about 1 to 2.5 gallons of water for every gallon of product produced. United States, which refines nearly 800 million gallons of petroleum products per day, consumes about 1 to 2 billion gallons of water each day to produce fuel (USDOE, 2006).
  • According to the United Nations, the energy sector is responsible for approximately 15 percent of global water withdrawals, making the reduction, reuse and mitigation of water a top priority.
Water consumption of energy production chart
API Separator for plant runoff

API Separator to remove free oils and solids from plant runoff wastewater at an aviation lubricants plant in Louisiana. The system included an energy dissipating influent, solids collection and surface skimming conveyors, and was rated for 100 GPM.

API Separator primary oil water separation

API Separator for primary oil water separation of refinery wastewater for a deep-conversion facility in Louisiana. The unit was 150 ft. long and included a cover, explosion protection vents, and was built to API 421 standards.

API 421 standards, 140ft. long API Separator

API 421 standards, 140 ft. long API Separator rated for 900 GPM for primary oil water separation and solids removal from refinery wastewater.

Lamella Plate Clarifier For Metal Hydroxide Reduction

660 GPM Lamella Plate Vertical Clarifier for the reduction of cobalt hydroxides from a process water stream at a petrochemical plant.

Wastewater treatment Clarifier

Secondary Clarifier for polymer plant: Rebuilt and upgraded to maximize sludge removal for 90 ft. diameter Circular Clarifier capable of processing over 2 million gallons per day.

Solids Contact Clarifier Treats Raw Water for Midstream Oil & Gas Facility

Solids Contact Clarifier for midstream oil & gas facility to process river water for use in the plant, and for softening and lowering total suspended solids, metals, and turbidity.

Horizontal Clarifier for PVC plant wastewater

Cost-effective expansion of manufacturing capacity via wastewater reclamation and re-use: 600 GPM Horizontal Clarifier to separate suspended solids from wastewater for a PVC resin manufacturing plant.

Installation of a SO2 scrubbing system

Monroe Environmental Packed Tower Wet Scrubber to remove SO2 from solid waste incinerator flue exhaust. The unit was rated for 10,000 ACFM and passed all required EPA emissions regulations.

Quench TowerWet Scrubber with high temperature Quench Tower to remove SO2 from the combustion exhaust. The system was designed to treat 27,000 ACFM at 800°F and achieve +99% SO2 removal efficiency.

Monroe Environmental 30,000 ACFM Packed Tower Scrubber designed to remove 98% of the H2S fumes from various process operations from the plant’s wastewater treatment system.

Stainless steel wet scrubber to remove and recover phenolic formaldehyde resin from nitrogen gas stream for a gulf coast chemical manufacturing plant. The system was rated to treat 180 ACFM @ 250°F.

250 ACFM Packed Tower Scrubber, PVC construction, to control odorous fumes from chemical storage tanks at a gulf coast chemical manufacturing plant.