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Degrémont to supply water treatment units for Petrobras FPSOs

The contract covers the design and supply of two sulphate removal units and two reverse osmosis units for oil dilution. The sulphate removal units will enable the treatment of seawater in order to make it suitable for water injection. The reverse osmosis units will enable the transformation of seawater into fresh water, allowing the removal of salt from crude oil.

Degrémont is a subsidiary of the Suez Environnement group. The industrial water market is one of Suez Environnement’s four strategic priorities for growth. The company is aiming to achieve 10% annual growth between 2012 and 2016.