heater-treater

heater-treater

[′hēd·ər ‚trēd·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
A unit for heating an oil-and-water emulsion and then removing the water and gas.
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area regarding the heater-treater problem, sending letters to individual
about the heater-treater problem prior to his first violation (143) was
failing to screen the access holes to the heater-treater. (145) The
notice of the heater-treater problem, such that only those who had
Likewise, just as the heater-treater problem was easily resolved with
(133) These operations used numerous heater-treaters, devices with
screen, which was lacking in both defendants' heater-treaters.
heater-treaters in the region--southeast Kansas--the U.S.
still did nothing to screen his heater-treaters; the second violation
Common oilfield applications include wellhead hookups, flow lines, production headers, produced water lines, heater-treaters, separators, tank battery and salt water disposal, among others.