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Veolia to Upgrade Water Treatment in Taiwan

Source: 4/1/2014, Location: Asia

Veolia confirms leading edge in water treatment technologies and solutions for the oil and gas industry with contract at largest petrochemical site in Taiwan.

Veolia, through its specialized oil and gas solutions & technologies unit, has been awarded a contract with Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC), a leading Taiwanese refiner and olefins producer. The contract, worth over 15 million euros, is yet another demonstration of Veolia's leading edge in technologies for water recycling in the oil and gas industry.

As per FPCC request to expand the production capacity of its Mai Liao petrochemical complex (south west coast of Taiwan) and also, further reducing its surface water consumption, Veolia will proceed to an upgrade of the water treatment plant of the complex. This solution and the technologies implemented by Veolia on this site will provide for an important decrease in raw water consumption of the plant (from 60,000 m3/day down to 25,000 m3/day, of which 5,000 m3/day of water reused), yet higher treatment of effluents and protection of the environment in this region, in particular of a rare and unique species of pink dolphins.

In the framework of this contract, the result of a cooperation between the companies to lay out the most appropriate technology, Veolia will design the water treatment plant upgrade, supply the technology and equipment and guarantee a performance on the upgraded plant. Solutions used at FPCC Mai Lioa site include in-house technologies such as AnoxKaldnes MBBR (Moving Bed Bio Reactor), which maximize water reuse.

"This contract demonstrates that with its more than 350 proprietary water treatment technologies and solid experience in managing projects for the Oil & Gas industry, Veolia is able to offer prominent clients such as FPCC, integrated water treatment solutions that maximize water reuse and so reduce the water footprint of these industrial installations, as well as improve their economic performance."

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