Phase Separation

Phase separation for hydrocarbon streams

Halliburton Vasu offers a complete suite of solutions to separate solid, gas and liquid phases in process treatment units such as coke drums, desalters, fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) units, fractionators, overhead systems, raw crude tanks, and slop and recovered-oil tanks.

Our solutions improve dehydration, limit oil from entering the effluent brine and remove salts, amines, metals and other solids. Together, they help our customers:

  • Deliver superior product quality
  • Enhance unit efficiency
  • Protect assets
  • Improve equipment reliability
  • Increase throughput and production
  • Meet health, safety and environmental regulations Mitigate unit fouling
  • Provide opportunities for refiners to process complex crude slates, which may include opportunity crudes


  • Demulsifiers / Emulsion breakers
  • Anti-foamers
  • Amine removers
  • Asphaltene and crude stabilizers
  • Defoamers
  • Reverse emulsion breakers
  • Iron and other metal removers
  • pH modifiers
  • Slurry settling aids
  • Wetting agents

To request a copy of one of the following documents, contact Halliburton Vasu Solutions.

Desalter Continuous Improvement Case Study
Refinery - Metal Reduction Process Improvement Case Study
Custom Emulsion Breaker Case Study
Citric Acid Treatment of Doba Crude Case Study
Refinery Treatment Capabilities Sales Data Sheet
Petrochemical Treatment Solutions Sales Data Sheet