Pyramid E&C has generic, pre-engineered modular units available for rental for 5,000 BOPD Crude Oil Production. These facilities fit into several containerised modules suitable for sea and road transport.
The rental EPF is reasonably complex to provide saleable product for mid-range Crude Oil. The use of the unit on a rental basis allows the Customer to start production and thus revenue generation as soon as possible. Our robust equipment design ensures hassle free operation for customers.


The following lists the design inlet and outlet conditions for the 5000 BOPD rental EPF.

Well Fluid Conditions:

  • Crude oil production capacity : 5,000 BOPD
  • Arrival pressure @ inlet manifold : 20.0 bar(a) Max
  • Arrival temperature @ inlet manifold : 4 °C (Winter), 50 °C (Summer)
  • API Gravity : 22 and above
  • Gas Oil Ratio (GOR) : 1000 scf / stb
  • Water Content, max : 30%
  • H²S concentration in inlet crude, max : 1,500 ppm wt
  • Inlet Salt Content, max : 40,000 mg/L NaCl (in water)

Sales Crude Oil Specification:

  • BS&W : 0.5% by volume
  • H²S Concentration : 20 ppm wt
  • Salt Content : 8 ptb
  • RVP :

Equipment List

  • Separators
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Desalter (Optional)
  • Heater Treater
  • Flare System
  • Pumps
  • Chemical Injection System
  • Utility & Instrument Air System
  • Control Room
  • Diesel Generator Set
  • Fuel Oil System
  • Storage Tanks
  • Truck Loading Terminal

Process Description

Two Phase Separation: The well stream fluid from the inlet manifold is flashed in the Two Phase Separator which operates at a pressure of 20 bar(g). This provides the initial separation between oil and gas.

Crude Preheat Exchanger: The oil from the Two Phase Separator is heated in Stabilized Oil-Crude Interchanger by recovering heat from treated stabilized crude from the Heater Treater.

Three Phase Separation: Heated crude along with condensate from the Flare Knockout Drum enters the Three Phase Separator, which operates at a pressure of 5 bar(g) for oil, gas and water separation. Gas from the separator is flared. The produced water is cooled prior to disposal.

Desalter (optional): The oil from the Three Phase Separator is pumped to the Desalter using Desalter Feed Pumps. Wash water is pumped through a Wash Water Pre-Heater and then mixed with the crude oil using a mixing valve or static mixer. The combined water and crude flow to the desalter, where electrostatic grids aid in the settling of the brine from the crude. The brine is mixed with the produced water for disposal.

Crude Stabilization: Desalted crude is stabilized in a Heater Treater. This process removes H²S and also reduces the vapour pressure of the crude. The gas from the Heater Treater is flared.

Crude Oil Storage: Stabilized oil is pumped through the Stabilized Oil-Crude Interchanger, where it is cooled by the crude feed. The stabilized oil is further cooled by an air cooler and then stored in Crude Oil Storage Tanks.

Crude Oil Transfer: Oil from the Crude Oil Storage Tank is pumped using Truck Loading Pumps to loading bays for truck loading.

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