The hydrocyclone is a facility dedicated to the treatment of water mixed with hydrocarbons and is an advanced development. It is one of the major equipment in the treatment of produced water and usually implemented as appendices separators, desalter.
The oil drum skimmer is most usually installed in the API capacities or basins. It recovers decanted hydrocarbons. Recovered oils do not require additional treatment. Oil drum skimmers are certified ATEX II 2 G c IIB T4 by LCIE and can be certified for zone 0.