Oil Refining Water Solutions

Achieve operational calm in your refinery with an integrated approach that includes best-in-class water and process chemical treatment, equipment, monitoring and predictive intelligence. Minimize corrosion, reduce fouling, save energy and reuse water. GE can help refineries run more efficiently, increase production, and boost profits.

Manage uncertainty with GE's turnkey solutions

Running a safe, reliable and profitable operation is crucial for refining – especially since a failure in one part of the operation can wreak havoc on the entire refinery. Unplanned downtime and lost production is something refineries cannot afford, especially in today’s competitive market. GE has proudly served the refining industry for more than 50 years, and we’re leading the way in the research and development of chemical solutions to tackle the most complex water and process challenges, as well as tools to help refiners monitor, predict, control and optimize their operation.

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What this means for you:

GE's integrated solutions for refining enable you to:

  • Protect valuable capital assets
  • Improve energy efficiency and maximize production output
  • Rapidly respond to changing market dynamics
  • Meet regional specifications for finished product
  • Control cost by treating and reusing wastewater
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Refining Applications

Refining crude oil into high-value products is simple with GE chemistry

When refiners process feedstock into transportation fuel and other refined products, profitability is dependent on keeping key processing units running at an optimal level, controlling cost and meeting all regulatory requirements.

With the best in process chemistry – including antifoulant chemical treatment, corrosion inhibitors, finished product additives, and more – GE can help hydrocarbon processing professionals achieve profitable results and increased reliability for peace of mind.

Learn more about Hydrocarbon Processing products.


What this means for you:

GE's process chemistry enables you to:

  • Protect valuable capital assets
  • Comply with environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Maximize refinery production
  • Reduce energy use
  • Meet regional specifications for finished product

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Flexible mobile water offerings let you focus on your business while GE takes care of the water

With just a call, GE provides water when and where you need it. GE’s on-demand mobile water treatment solutions include reverse osmosis, filtration, demineralization, softening, and deoxygenation treatment.

Deployable within three hours, GE’s mobile water trucks can help with steam blows, plant start-ups/shutdowns, replacement of conventional resin-based systems, and much more.

Learn more about mobile water products


What this means for you:

Our 24x7 service centers offer:

  • Rapid deployment of mobile assets
  • Production continuity, productivity gains
  • No capital investment to meet seasonal demands
  • Reduced time and costs for repairs and new plant or process startups
  • Guaranteed water quality and quantity
  • Extended asset life with high-quality water treatment
  • Safe operation and regulatory compliance

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Real-time monitoring and domain expertise to maximize asset performance, reliability and business productivity

Protecting your production assets is imperative to your business operations. The most basic need is to measure key parameters and ensure the reliable delivery of chemistry to your assets.

The next step is to go beyond monitoring and use software analytics to optimize your performance and costs. GE’s sophisticated automation, control, and monitoring software can help your team increase performance while keeping operations sage.

Learn more about monitoring and analytics products


What this means for you:

  • Remote monitoring, alarm management, and diagnostics to compliment your local GE experts
  • Real-time testing that frees up your personnel to be more productive in other areas
  • Efficient management of water use and consumption
  • Consistent application of the right amount of chemicals
  • Smart alarming on events and trends before they threaten production or assets

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Meet regulations by safely recovering wastewater for reuse or discharge

Safeguarding natural resources (like rivers, lakes, and more) is an important part of wastewater treatment solutions. As your business partner, GE helps customers by providing waterwaste systems to meet ever increasing environmental, regulatory, and financial pressures.

Learn more about wastewater treatment products


What this means for you:

  • Leverage a complete set of solutions (chemical, equipment, and services) from one provider
  • Contribute to a sustainable water supply that reduces discharge by increasing reuse opportunities
  • Reduce energy consumption and footprint with innovative membrane solutions
  • Treat and clean severely impaired water
  • Improves uptime while reducing maintenance time and costs

Explore this application

  • Hydrocarbon Processing

    Refining crude oil into high-value products is simple with GE chemistry

    When refiners process feedstock into transportation fuel and other refined products, profitability is dependent on keeping key processing units running at an optimal level, controlling cost and meeting all regulatory requirements.

    With the best in process chemistry – including antifoulant chemical treatment, corrosion inhibitors, finished product additives, and more – GE can help hydrocarbon processing professionals achieve profitable results and increased reliability for peace of mind.

    Learn more about Hydrocarbon Processing products.


    What this means for you:

    GE's process chemistry enables you to:

    • Protect valuable capital assets
    • Comply with environmental, health and safety regulations
    • Maximize refinery production
    • Reduce energy use
    • Meet regional specifications for finished product

    Explore this application

  • Mobile Water Treatment Systems

    Flexible mobile water offerings let you focus on your business while GE takes care of the water

    With just a call, GE provides water when and where you need it. GE’s on-demand mobile water treatment solutions include reverse osmosis, filtration, demineralization, softening, and deoxygenation treatment.

    Deployable within three hours, GE’s mobile water trucks can help with steam blows, plant start-ups/shutdowns, replacement of conventional resin-based systems, and much more.

    Learn more about mobile water products


    What this means for you:

    Our 24x7 service centers offer:

    • Rapid deployment of mobile assets
    • Production continuity, productivity gains
    • No capital investment to meet seasonal demands
    • Reduced time and costs for repairs and new plant or process startups
    • Guaranteed water quality and quantity
    • Extended asset life with high-quality water treatment
    • Safe operation and regulatory compliance

    Explore this application

  • Chemical Monitoring Systems

    Real-time monitoring and domain expertise to maximize asset performance, reliability and business productivity

    Protecting your production assets is imperative to your business operations. The most basic need is to measure key parameters and ensure the reliable delivery of chemistry to your assets.

    The next step is to go beyond monitoring and use software analytics to optimize your performance and costs. GE’s sophisticated automation, control, and monitoring software can help your team increase performance while keeping operations sage.

    Learn more about monitoring and analytics products


    What this means for you:

    • Remote monitoring, alarm management, and diagnostics to compliment your local GE experts
    • Real-time testing that frees up your personnel to be more productive in other areas
    • Efficient management of water use and consumption
    • Consistent application of the right amount of chemicals
    • Smart alarming on events and trends before they threaten production or assets

    Explore this application

  • Wastewater Treatment Systems

    Meet regulations by safely recovering wastewater for reuse or discharge

    Safeguarding natural resources (like rivers, lakes, and more) is an important part of wastewater treatment solutions. As your business partner, GE helps customers by providing waterwaste systems to meet ever increasing environmental, regulatory, and financial pressures.

    Learn more about wastewater treatment products


    What this means for you:

    • Leverage a complete set of solutions (chemical, equipment, and services) from one provider
    • Contribute to a sustainable water supply that reduces discharge by increasing reuse opportunities
    • Reduce energy consumption and footprint with innovative membrane solutions
    • Treat and clean severely impaired water
    • Improves uptime while reducing maintenance time and costs

    Explore this application