US 9,808,741 B2
Cleaning of oleaginous water III
Jorn Folkvang, Stathelle (NO)
Assigned to Cameron Systems AS, Trondheim (NO)
Appl. No. 13/143,941
Filed by Jorn Folkvang, Stathelle (NO)
PCT Filed Jun. 16, 2009, PCT No. PCT/NO2009/000224
§ 371(c)(1), (2), (4) Date Aug. 17, 2011,
PCT Pub. No. WO2010/080035, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 15, 2010.
Claims priority of application No. 20090176 (NO), filed on Jan. 12, 2009; and application No. 20091364 (NO), filed on Apr. 2, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2011/0290738 A1, Dec. 1, 2011
Int. Cl. B01D 17/00 (2006.01); B01D 17/02 (2006.01); C02F 1/24 (2006.01); C02F 1/40 (2006.01); B03D 1/14 (2006.01); B03D 1/24 (2006.01); C02F 1/00 (2006.01); C02F 101/32 (2006.01); C02F 1/20 (2006.01); C02F 1/38 (2006.01); C02F 1/52 (2006.01); C02F 103/10 (2006.01); C02F 103/36 (2006.01)
CPC B01D 17/0205 (2013.01) [B03D 1/1412 (2013.01); B03D 1/1456 (2013.01); B03D 1/247 (2013.01); C02F 1/006 (2013.01); C02F 1/24 (2013.01); C02F 1/40 (2013.01); B03D 1/1475 (2013.01); C02F 1/20 (2013.01); C02F 1/38 (2013.01); C02F 1/52 (2013.01); C02F 2101/32 (2013.01); C02F 2103/10 (2013.01); C02F 2103/365 (2013.01); C02F 2201/003 (2013.01); C02F 2209/40 (2013.01); C02F 2301/026 (2013.01); C02F 2301/043 (2013.01); C02F 2301/08 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus for separation of oil from oil-containing water, including:
a tank including a sidewall and a hollow interior with an axis defined through the tank;
a gas injection line;
an inlet tube extending into the tank interior and connected with the gas injection line;
a separation plate dividing the tank interior into a first tank chamber and a second tank chamber;
a first nozzle extending from the inlet tube and radially outward into the first tank chamber with respect to the tank axis and configured to convey oil-containing water into the first tank chamber;
a second nozzle extending from the separation plate and radially outward into the second tank chamber with respect to the tank axis and configured to convey oil-containing water into the second tank chamber;
the first nozzle or the second nozzle ending tangentially along the sidewall of the tank to distribute the oil-containing water tangentially along the sidewall of the tank;
an outlet in the bottom of the tank; and
an outlet at the top of the tank.