Technology and products
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Technology and products
Low Shear Typhoon Valve Systems
Low Shear Pumps
Low Shear Polymer Flooding Valves
Low Shear Optimization Studies
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Introduction to Low Shear
Field Results and Case Studies
Successful Low Shear Day Webinar
This year’s Low Shear Day was held as a Webinar, focusing on how to get a cleaner and more cost-efficient oil production by reducing unwanted shear and turbulence.
LOW SHEAR DAY 2020
Typhonix welcomes you to Low Shear Day WEBINAR - June 10., 13:00 – 13:45 (CEST)
Paper published in MIC Journal
The paper presents three methods to optimize the separation efficiency of a produced water treatment system, using a coalescing pump and a deoiling hydrocyclone
TEKNA visiting Typhonix
February 11, TEKNA is arranging a visit at Typhonix premises in Bryne
Learn more about Low Shear
Typhonix best articles are now collected in one place. At "Learn more" you will find information on all the different aspects of Low Shear.
Typhonix presenting at Tekna Produced Water Management 2020
At the Produced Water Management conference in Stavanger, January 22–23, Typhonix will present Field Experience with Low Shear Valves and Pumps
Mokveld and Typhoon Low Shear valve at ADIPEC 2019
Visit our partner Mokveld and the prize-winning Typhoon Valve System at the Adipec 2019 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, 11 - 14 November
Higher focus on Low shear optimization studies
Typhonix offer tailored assessments for customers to map the potential of low shear processing
Produced Water Middle East 2019, October 23- 24, Muscat, Oman
Meet Mokveld and the low shear Typhoon valve system at Produced Water Middle East 2019
New article on Low Shear School
An article discussing droplet shearing in valves and the effects on the downstream droplet sizes and separation efficiencies is now available on Low Shear School
Improved CFU efficiency with 23% using low shear Typhoon Valve System
Comparison shows that the Typhoon® Valve System delivers impressive improvement in water quality compared a conventional globe valve.
Mokveld and Typhoon System at Offshore Europe 2019 in Aberdeen, September 3 – 6
Visit our partner Mokveld Valves at Stand 1Q70, where they will be presenting the prize-winning Typhoon Valve System
Low shear valves and pumps recommended in EU Guidance Document
Best available techniques guidance document lists low shear valves and pumps as means to improve protection of the environment
Mokveld and Typhoon System at Valve World Americas June 19 - 20
Visit our partner Mokveld Valves at booth 321, where they will be presenting the prize-winning Typhoon Valve System.
Successful Low Shear Day
Typhonix arranged Low Shear Day 2019, focusing on preventing separation problems, enabling higher well production rates, and extending profitable late-life field production
Synergies between produced water and organic waste treatment
Typhonix has initiated a study to find synergies between produced water treatment and the treatment of organic waste
Welcome to LOW SHEAR DAY
Typhonix welcomes you to Low Shear Day, June 05 – 2019
Coalescing Pump paper published in SPE P&O
The paper called “Automatic Operation and Control of a Novel Coalescing Centrifugal Pump for Improved Oil/Water Separation” was recently published in SPE Production & Operations.
Produced Water Pump case study
A case study based on an actual produced water pump application evaluating the operational and economic benefits of low shear and coalescing pump types is now available.
Presenting at EAGE IOR2019
Meet Typhonix in Pau, France, April 8 - 10, where we present the development of the Low Shear Polymer Valve.
New content on Low Shear School
An article discussing how Low shear valves simplify separator debottlenecking is now available on Low Shear School
Rune Husveg successfully defend his Ph.D. thesis “Tracking Maximum Produced Water Treatment Efficiency Using a Variable Speed Coalescing Centrifugal Pump.”
Doctoral defense February 22
Friday February 22, Rune Husveg will defend his thesis “Tracking Maximum Produced Water Treatment Efficiency Using a Variable Speed Coalescing Centrifugal Pump” for the PhD-degree at the University of...
Typhoon multiphase sampler for Total
Total has chosen sampling technology from Typhonix. The sampler will be a part in the process of improving their sampling routines to obtain more representative measurements. Typhoon multiphase sampl...
Typhonix at OG21-forum
Visit our stand at OG21-forum in Oslo, November 29. The theme for the forum is: "How bold technology decisions create value."
Presenting at ETV Technology Showcase
Typhonix will be presenting at ETV Technology Showcase, November 14, in Equinor Business Centre Forus. Meet us there, where Ole Jørgen Engelsvoll will present Typhonix technologies in the oil & gas va...
Meet us in Abu Dhabi
At Produced Water Middle East, November 11 – 12, Typhonix is presenting at Round Table Networking Session 2. Meet us there and join Niels van Teeffelen discussing The Benefits of Low Shear Production.
Typhonix presents the Chokeseparator at TEKNA Separation Technology 2018
Turbulence and shear forces in choke valves dramatically reduce the efficiency of downstream separation equipment. Is it possible to improve the separation, by constructively using the energy dissipat...
Tracking Maximum Produced Water Treatment Efficiency
By using the turbulence constructively, Typhonix coalescing pumps have shown that it is possible to make a pump which enlarges oil droplets during pumping. Ph.D. Candidate and Research Scientist, Rune...
WINNER! - 2018 Innovation Award ONS
We congratulate Interwell and Typhonix as winners of the ONS 2018 Innovation Awards! Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes presented the awards on stage, at the ONS Conference Tue...
Typhoon Valve System is an ONS 2018 Innovation Award Finalist!
Out of more than 100 applicants the Typhoon Valve System technology has been shortlisted by the ONS jury.
New Polymer Injection Valve with significantly less degradation
Since 2013 Typhonix has, together with TOTAL, ENI and Equinor developed a new valve for polymer injection applications. This new valve design reduces mechanical shear and thereby degradation of the po...
Typhonix at ONS 2018
Typhonix will be present at the ONS exhibition in Stavanger 27. August to 30. August
PWW 2016 - Coalescing Pump Paper
The paper called Performance of a Coalescing Multistage Centrifugal Produced Water Pump with Respect to Water Characteristics and Point of Operation is now available at lowshearschool.com
OTC in Houston
An interesting paper with the title: “Design Considerations to Minimize Hydrocarbon Entrainment in the Aqueous Phase” is presented at the OTC in Houston this spring.
Typhonix at TEKNA produced water management conference 2018
24th and 25th of January in Stavanger, Norway.
Typhonix published at ADIPEC 2017
15. November 2017, Rune Husveg presented a paper at ADIPEC 2017.
Successful application of Typhonix Low Shear Pumps
Typhonix has recently delivered two low shear produced water feed pumps for a produced water treatment package in the far east.
Typhonix presenting at ADIPEC 2017
The presentation is called Improving Separation of Oil and Water Using a Novel Coalescing Centrifugal Pump and demonstrates some of the benefits of using Typhonix Coalescing Pump as a boosting pump fo...
Launch of Low shear school
Typhonix is proud to announce the launch of educational website around low shear technologies, “Low Shear School”. Low Shear School has a purpose to gather knowledge about shear theory in liquids, low...
Meet us in Oman
Typhonix is part of the 2nd Middle East Produced Water Management Conference in Muscat February 14-15, where Niels van Teeffelen will present different aspects of “Low Shear Oil Production”. In conn...
TYPHONIX AT PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT 2017
Typhonix will be present at TEKNA’s Produced Water Management conference in Stavanger, January 18-19. Please visit our stand in the hall for the latest news on low shear process equipment.
Typhonix at The Produced Water Society Seminar 2017, USA
Typhonix will be present at The Produced Water Society Seminar in Sugar Land, Texas, January 17-20. Please attend the Advancing Methods and Technology session on January 18th to listen to the presenta...
Low shear valves are the most cost-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” (Norwegian text).
SUCCESSFUL OFFSHORE INSTALLATION OF TYPHOON® SYSTEM ON STATOIL’S TROLL C
Mokveld’s low shear Typhoon System has once again demonstrated the robustness of the technology. The system is installed on the Statoil operated Troll C platform controlling well fluids from the Fram...
PhD project on Low Shear Produced Water Pumps completed
Alessandro Nocente held a public defence related to his Ph.D. research project, Separation Friendly Produced Water Pumps, at NTNU, Department of Energy and Process Engineering. The defence was accepte...
New Typhonix test centre at Bryne
This summer Typhonix has moved to new premises at Robotveien 8.
Typhonix at ONS 2016
Typhonix will be present at the ONS exhibition in Stavanger 29. August to 01.September.
Typhonix at NEL’s Produced Water Workshop 2016 in Aberdeen
In connection with the conference there will also be a Typhonix exhibition in the entry hall. Please come visit us for more information on “low shear production” of oil and gas.
The Effect of Shear on Produced Water Treatment
An article on “The Effect of Shear on Produced Water Treatment” by John Walsh was recently published by SPE.
R&D funding for polymer research
In competition with 56 other companies, Typhonix is one of 11, which in January received funding from the Research council of Norway through the PETROMAKS 2 program. The funding is dedicated to the ne...
Typhonix at Produced Water Management 2016
Typhonix will be present at TEKNA’S Produced Water Management conference in Stavanger, January 20-21. Please visit us at our stand in the hall for the latest news on low shear process equipment.
Rune Husveg new Researcher in Typhonix
Rune Husveg took the position as Researcher in Typhonix from 15. August 2015
Typhonix at SPE Offshore Europe
Typhonix will be present at the Offshore Europe Exhibition 8-11 September 2015. Please visit us at Stand 1G21 where we are together with Mokveld BV.
Typhonix at TEKNA’s Separation Technology 2015
Typhonix will be present at TEKNA’S Separation Technology Conference in Stavanger September 23-24
Groundbreaking award for R&D on new ChokeSeparator
In competition with more than 30 other projects, Typhonix was awarded 9,6 MNOK to the project “ChokeSeparator” from the Research Council of Norway (RCN). In the fall of 2014, RCN called for a new type...
Typhonix at TEKNA’s Produced Water Conference
Typhonix will be present at TEKNA’S Produced Water Conference in Stavanger January 21-22.
Niels van Teeffelen new Engineering Manager in Typhonix
Niels van Teeffelen took the position as Engineering Manager in Typhonix from 1. September 2014.
Typhonix at ONS 2014
Typhonix will be present at the ONS exhibition in Stavanger 25-28 of August.
Typhonix receives innovation prize from TEKNA
We are pleased to announce that Typhonix has been awarded TEKNA (The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals) Stavanger's Technology innovation prize for 2013.
Petrobras supports R&D project
Petrobras has signed as late participant in the Typhonix project "Subsea Typhoon Valve".
PhD study on Typhonix pump technology
The Italian PhD student Alessandro Nocente is committed to a PhD study at NTNU on the Typhonix pump technology.
TOTAL E&P NORGE supports R&D project
Typhonix and TOTAL cooperate on R&D within EOR by reducing mechanical degradation of polymers for use in reservoir flooding operations.
Development of Low Shear Technology for Polymer Injection
Typhonix received funding from The Research Council of Norway in order to develop new technology for enhanced oil recovery by reduced mechanical degradation of polymers.
Typhonix enters strategic cooperation with Mokveld Valves BV
Typhonix has recently signed an agreement with the Dutch company Mokveld Valves BV concerning worldwide sales and production of the Typhoon® Valve technology.
Typhoon Multiphase Sampler in New Design
Typhonix has developed a new methodology for multiphase sampling, the backbone of which is a new sampler.
Offshore Pilot test of the Typhoon valve with promising results
This spring the company's first product, The Typhoon valve, was tested offshore for the first time.
Typhonix seeks PhD candidate within process or petroleum technology
Do you want to be part of our R&D team at Varhaug, developing new technology for cleaner oil production? Typhonix are now looking for a person with a MSc degree seeking to pursue a doctoral degree. Th...
Typhonix launches multiphase sampler
Typhonix has developed a new multiphase sampler for fluid phase quality assessments. The new sampler improves sampling from both two and three phase petroleum flows. Uncertainties associated with flui...
GDF-SUEZ E&P NORGE AS joins R&D project
Typhonix welcome GDF-SUEZ as participant in our project within development of a low shear pump for produced water applications.
Typhonix hire lab technician
Typhonix has hired Olav Austbø as Lab Technician.
ENI Norge AS joins R&D project
ENI Norge AS has in July signed up for our latest project within development of a low shear pump for produced water applications.
Receives funding for development of low shear process pump
In competition with over 100 other companies Typhonix is among 17 companies receiving funding from the Research Council of Norway's PETROMAKS programme.
Kick off for R&D project within process pumps
Based on promising initial tests and positive response from the market, Typhonix will start R&D activities on process pumps.
New FoU lab facilities at Varhaug
Typhonix has this summer moved the FoU laboratorium to new premises at Varhaug.
Total E&P Norge AS joins the Typhoon Valve pilot project
Typhonix have over the past years developed an innovative and separation friendly new valve concept to reduce shear forces and the emulsification of oil and water.
Promising test results
The last months three-phase testing of the prototype Typhoon Valve at StatoilHydros facility in Porsgrunn is now concluded with positive results.
Typhonix in Achilles JQS
Typhonix has been awarded a Certificate of Qualification from Achilles Joint Qualification System for suppliers to the oil industry in Norway and Denmark.
Typhonix at the OTC
Typhonix will be present at the OTC exhibition in Houston 4-7 mai.
Development of subsea typhoon valve
Typhonix recently received support from the Research Council of Norway's Petromaks programme for development of a subsea version of the Typhoon Valve.