OCU Features

The Hellervik Oil Conditioning Unit (OCU) unit is designed to be totally self-contained and “green” environmentally. It uses the off gas as fuel for a natural gas/LPG engine/generator to supply electrical power for the process heat (no fired heater/burner). Alternatively, the unit can be run off the grid or a diesel genset, producing flare or “sales gas” if a gas gathering system is available, and is currently configured as 3- phase 480V at about 100kv. The unit is very thermally efficient, with built in feed/effluent exchangers, and has all liquid/gas connections conveniently located at about knee level near one end of the skid for very rapid connection. The unit is fully heat traced, insulated and instrumented for winter operation in the Bakken. Bob Falkiner, P.E. Crude & Fuels Technology Consulting Inc.

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The Hellervik RDO Team

  • Yuv Mehra; MS & BE UCLA and ITT Roorkee, holds 31 patents in process engineering in the gas and oil field, Gas and Light-ends Process Engineering at Saudi Aramco
  • Steve David; BS Chemical Engineering Purdue Univ.; 17 years with Koch Industries; numerous process design positions, Chairman ASTM sub-committee on measuring vapor pressure
  • Dr. Matt Richey; PhD Theoretical and Mathematical Physics Dartmouth; Professor at St. Olaf College
  • Dr. George Vesley; PhD  Organic Chemistry Caltech, corporate scientist at 3M for 28 years, holds 32 U.S. patents
  • Robert Faulkner; MS Science and Analytic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 39 years with Exxon/Mobile, 20 patents in analytics, process engineering, and chemistry

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First Two Oil Conditioning Units Near Completion

Hellervik Oilfield Technologies is pleased to announce that the first two of its patent pending, crude oil conditioning units is the final stages of assembly and will undergo hydro-testing in the next two weeks. The control and electrical pallet has shipped to Green Bay, WI where it will be mated up with the oil processing skid to form the completed assembly. Hellervik invites all interested Bakken oil companies to preview the units at the plant. For those who cannot schedule a hands on visit, there will be a video of the unit in fabrication at the Hellervik Oil Technologies YouTube channel. Call Hellervik today to hear how ‘Hellervik Can Help’ with your crude oil volatility regulatory compliance plans. 1-800-609-7041

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Hellervik Plans Jobs Training Program

Hellervik Oilfield Technologies, Kentucky announces an on-the-job training program for its Edmonson and Warren County natural gas operations. Gallop with our experienced technicians/engineers and learn the skills required to work in this exciting industry.

Call us at 1-800-609-7041 to learn more.

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Hellervik Holds Town Hall Meeting

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Dr. George Vesley Joins Hellervik ASTM D02 Experiment Effort

Hellervik Oilfield Technologies has engaged Dr. George F. Vesley, PhD to help design and perform the experiments that will be presented to the ASTM Crude Vapor Task Group at its meeting in Orlando, FL in Dec 2016. The experiment will be rigorously designed and executed to enable peer review. George received his Ph.D. in 1968 from California Institute of Technology. His credentials include: 45-years of experience in photochemistry, 30 years of industrial experience, 4 years of academic experience, 32 issued U. S. patents, 24 publications in scientific journals, and membership in the American Chemical Society. We are proud to have Dr. Vesley on Team Hellervik.

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Hellervik Plans HWY 31W Natural Gas Plant Site

Hellervik Oilfield Technologies is planning to locate a 5 million cubic feet per day natural gas processing plant on a densely wooded 127-acre site located approximately 7 miles east of the Bowling Green city limits on HWY 31W frontage parcel. This site ensures that the plant will not be visible or audible to any residential parcel in Edmonson County. Hellervik has worked hard to address the concerns voiced by the community regarding the gas plant which previously operated near Rocky Hill. The plant will meet all environmental requirements of the Kentucky Division for Air Quality. The company will begin taking applications for on-the-job training positions within the next 60 days. A spring 2017 opening is planned.

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HELLERVIK JOINS BOWLING GREEN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Hellervik Oilfield Technologies is a new member of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. Bowling Green is the third largest city in Kentucky and is an important industrial and educational center. The city is home to the Chevrolet Corvette assembly plant and many auto parts manufacturing facilities. Western Kentucky University has been here since 1906 and has over 20,000 students. Hellervik has been actively marketing its natural gas to industrial customers in the area with its new pipeline that enters the city along HWY 31W near the new Transpark Industrial Park. Call Hellervik at 1-800-609-7041

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ASTM SELECTS HELLERVIK ENGINEER

Steve David, chemical engineer at Hellervik Oilfield Technologies, was appointed Co-Chair of the ASTM Crude Vapor Pressure Task Group at the ASTM Meeting in Bellevue, WA on June 30, 2016. Steve presented a paper discussing several issues with the current standard, ASTM D6377-16, which is essential for testing crude oil volatility for railcar shipment. The Task Group plans to have these issues resolved and balloted prior to the next meeting in early December, 2016. Call Hellervik today to hear how ‘Hellervik Can Help’ with your crude oil volatility measurement and regulatory compliance plans. 1-800-609-7041

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HELLERVIK ANNOUNCES KENTUCKY PLANT

Hellervik Oilfield Technologies, has selected a site in Edmonson County, Kentucky to install a company designed natural gas processing plant. The plant will be about 85 miles southwest of Louisville and will supply gas to industrial customers in the adjacent counties. Bowling Green, KY is only 5 miles from the plant and is home to the Chevrolet Corvette assembly facility. In addition, there are a large number of auto parts manufacturers located nearby who will be able to use the locally produced Kentucky natural gas. Call Hellervik today to hear how ‘Hellervik Can Help’ with competitively priced natural gas for your industrial needs. 1-800-609-7041

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