Honeywell has announced that the industrial wastewater technology from Honeywell UOP will help a Wyoming refinery remove contaminants from its wastewater to meet new environmental requirements.
HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining LLC has selected Honeywell UOP’s XCeed™ bioreactor technology to remove selenium from wastewater at its 52,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Cheyenne, Wyo. The high-performance unit will process approximately 1 million gallons per day of wastewater when it goes online this year.
“Honeywell UOP’s XCeed bioreactor technology was selected above other technologies after a successful field demonstration for selenium removal,” said Jim Stump, senior vice president of refining for HollyFrontier. “Honeywell UOP has a long history as a supplier to HollyFrontier’s subsidiaries. Adding this new technology will help HollyFrontier continue to meet its environmental commitments by further polishing the refinery’s treated effluent water.”
Honeywell UOP’s XCeed bioreactor technology removes organic and inorganic contaminants to help industrial, manufacturing and groundwater remediation facilities meet contaminant removal specifications for wastewater discharge or reuse. This advanced biological technology is based on Honeywell UOP’s expertise in reactor design, applied microbiology and process control that enables long biomass retention time, resulting in efficient selenium removal with low sludge production, low energy consumption, low maintenance and minimal operator attention.