The future is Low Shear

Welcome to Low Shear School!


Here you can learn about shear theory in liquids, low shear equipment and technologies used in the Petroleum industry. Low Shear School is a living portal, where everyone can learn about low shear technologies, and are welcome to share their knowledge, participate in discussions around interesting topics, and to contribute to the development of this portal.





Coalescing Pump Paper

Performance of a Coalescing Multistage Centrifugal Produced Water Pump with Respect to Water Characteristics and Point of Operation

PW pump selection

Low Shear Pump considerations for produced water applications

Separation enhancement with Typhoon System

White paper - Low shear flow control technology key in upgrading 3-phase separators

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Importance of the droplet size parameter in three-phase separator sizing methodology
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Quick introduction
to Low Shear

A quick dive into the meaning of Low shear and Low shear technology.

Separator sizing and droplet sizes

An overview presentation about different sizing techniques for a gravity based separator and an importance of the knowledge of dispersed droplet sizes.

Low shear valves are the most efficient measure to enhance oil water separation

Norwegian Environmental Agency published the report for “Work towards the zero discharge to sea from offshore petroleum activities”

The effect of shear on produced water treatment

Shearing of production fluids creates tight oil/water emulsions, including small droplets of oil in water and small droplets of water in oil.


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