Applications

Applications

MED process cover both municipal and industrial market.

Industrial applications

The high purity of produced water (<2 ppm TDS) allows for direct use in industrial applications, with or without minor polishing. These industrial applications include the production of boiler feed water, process water and water for closed loop cooling systems for the following industries:

  • Cement Plants
  • Petrochemical Complexes
  • Oil Refineries
  • Mining Applications and Mineral Processing Plants
  • Methanol Plants
  • LNG Plants
  • Sugar Refineries
  • Power Plants
  • Chemical Plants

The following references are a few examples of MED successes over the past few years:

Client Site  Capacity m3/day Contract date  Application 

Technip

Coke Calcining Plant in Barhein 

49 200 

June 1999 

Distillate for boiler feed and potable water

Hitachi

Peru 

2600 

December 1997

Power station

YANBU CEMENT Co

YANBU CEMENT Complex (Saudi Arabia)

5000 

December 1994

Cement factory 

In the case where potable water is required, the pure product water can be blended with raw water in order to achieve adequate potable water at low price. If necessary a remineralisation plant can be included in the package.

Client Site Capacity m3/day Contract date

JV Kellogg, Technicas Reunidas & JGC

Damietta (Egypt) 

432

September 2002

Technip & Snamprogetti

Oman 

4800 

September 2003

Man Ferrostaal 

GL2Z Arzew (Algeria)

2880 

2003

Municipal applications

The low electrical consumption, the high reliability and simplicity of operation together with its ability to be efficiently combined with power production make MED a first choice for large desalination plant producing drinking water for municipal applications.

The following references are a few examples of MED successes over the past few years:

Client  Site Capacity m3/day Contract date 

TPL Italia

Trapani (Sicily)

18 000

1990 

AQUALECTRA

Curacao Island 

12 000

1994 

General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL)

Tobruk (Libya) 

26 660 

 1997

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA)

Umm al Nar Power Station (Abu Dhabi)

33 000

1998 

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA)

Layyah Power Station (Sharjah UAE) 

45 400

1999

Total Tractebel EPC Company

Taweelah Power and Desalination Plant (Abu Dhabi - UAE) 

240 000

2000

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority 

Layyah Power Station (Sharjah UAE)

36 368 

2005