Oil Trap

oil trap

[′ȯil ‚trap]
(geology)
An accumulation of petroleum which, by a combination of physical conditions, is prevented from escaping laterally or vertically. Also known as trap.

Oil Trap

 

a structure for recovering oil and petroleum products from industrial effluents. An oil trap is a concrete or rein-forced-concrete tank (horizontal sump) divided by longitudinal walls into two or more sections that operate in parallel. Oil traps recover up to 98 percent of the petroleum products.

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Tenders are invited for Filter Element Oil Trap For Kbi Compressor As Per Kbi Part No.
In terms of cost of production, main factors include the geographical nature of the oil trap.
At this time we don't have enough information on a number of key characteristics, such as the likelihood of a reservoir, the nature of the hydrocarbons or the presence of an oil trap keeping the reserves in place," the Noble exec said, responding to a question from the Mail.
Rainwater can also be collected from hard-standing areas such as car parks and the quality of run-off water should be good enough not to need extra treatment other than an oil trap.
Standard fuel filter with water separator and oil trap to help reduce maintenance and service time
Other improvements include a standard fuel filter with water separator and oil trap.
An integral oil trap fluidly coupled to the PCV valve condenses vaporized oil in the blow-by gas into a liquid for re-use in the combustion engine.
The neighboring Peterson oil field has recorded well production rates to 492 barrels of oil a day with 193 barrels of formation water from the reef oil trap.
With 3-D maps of underground rock layers, oil companies can zero in on an oil trap in the Gulf, anchor platforms like Ram-Powell, and determine the right spot to drill.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of 1)Water And Oil Trap Qty: 10 No 8)Null Qty: Null Null
Tenders are invited for Oil Drain Pipe For Oil Trap Chamber Of Tfp As Per Kgp S Drg No.
In the neighboring Peterson Oil Field, wells have recorded production rates to 492 barrels of oil a day with 193 barrels of formation water from the reef oil trap.