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Main Title Design and Field Demonstration of a Low-NOx Burner for TEOR (Thermally Enhanced Oil Recovery) Steamers.
Author England, G. C. ; Kwan, Y. ; Payne, R. ; Osborne, M. ;
CORP Author Energy and Environmental Research Corp., Irvine, CA.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-68-02-3692; EPA/600/D-84/245;
Stock Number PB85-106748
Additional Subjects Burners ; Nitrogen oxides ; Oil recovery ; Boilers ; Air pollution control ; Design criteria ; Field tests ; Performance evaluation ; Particles ; Crude oil ; Bituminous sands ; Sulfur oxides ; Enhanced recovery
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB85-106748 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 26p
Abstract The paper discusses a program that addresses the need for advanced NOx control technology for thermally enhanced oil recovery (TEOR) steam generators. A full-scale (60 million Btu/hr) burner system has been developed and tested, the concept for which was based on fundamental studies. Test results are included for full-scale burner performance in an experimental test furnace, and in a field-operating steam generator which was subsequently retrofitted in a Kern County, California, oilfield. (NOTE: NOx control techniques including low-NOx burners, postflame NH3 injection, or other postflame treatment methods--e.g., selective catalytic reduction--have been considered in order to comply with regulations. The level of NOx control required to meet both growth and air quality goals has typically been difficult to achieve with available technology while maintaining acceptable CO and particulate emissions as well as practical flame conditions within the steamer.)
PUB Date Free Form Oct 84
Category Codes 13A; 13B; 68A; 94
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 500427932
Origin NTIS
Type CAT