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Direct Thermal Desorption Units

Jacob Kjødes vei 15,
NO-5232 Paradis,

Thermtech is the technology owner of the patented thermal desorption modulator (TMD®) and thermomechanical cuttings cleaner (TCC®) processes used to treat the contaminated solids, like the oily waste produced during drilling, production and refinery activities.

The TMD and the TCC convert kinetic energy to thermal energy by creating friction in the waste.

Direct thermal desorption units for waste treatment

Across the world, numerous companies require the use of the direct thermal desorption units for the treatment of their waste. The TMD and TCC processes are used for the treatment of countless different contaminated solids.

The most important property of the TMD and TCC is their ability to recover every component of the waste, with the same qualities of the original components.

At the end of the treatment, the oil can be reused and the clean solids (down to 0.01% TOC) can be used in different applications, land filled or discharged to sea.

Compact thermomechanical cuttings cleaners

The design of a compact, mobile TCC unit is among Thermtech recent developments. With this solution, instead of transporting the waste to the location of the treatment unit, the mobile unit is transported to the waste.
Aside from the obvious logistical savings that such a mobile unit can bring, its use can also make the whole process much safer by reducing the waste movements, which in itself are dangerous, unhealthy and environmentally negative.

This very compact unit can be installed on trailers, supply boats and offshore rigs, and still offers the same technological advantages, capacities and parameters that have made the Thermtech direct thermal desorption units so successful.

As of December 2014, more than 55 units, designed and built by Thermtech and its license holders, can be found in operation worldwide, located on land, platforms and rigs both onshore and offshore.

Using the same reliable, efficient and proven technology, Thermtech is presently bringing to the market new applications designed to handle different types of industrial waste.

Thermtech Stationary TCC

A brief video demonstrating Thermtech's thermomechanical cuttings cleaner (TCC) system.

Thermtech to Showcase at OTC 2016

Thermtech AS is attending the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2016, and will be showcasing its products and services at the event.

Thermtech to Supply Equipment to Local Waste Management Firm

Local waste management company CIC Environmental Services Sdn Bhd (CIC) signed an agreement with a Norwegian technology firm Thermtech AS for the supply of environmental treatment equipment for use in the local oil and gas industry.

Thermtech at Offshore Europe, Aberdeen

The TCC® technology is used on other materials than drill cuttings. Biological sludge from refineries has been dried on a commercial basis. Bio sludge with up to 95% water has been dried in a 630kW unit. Among new areas that are looked into are oil contaminated soil, refinery tank bottoms and production waste.

Thermtech at ADIPEC 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, you are hereby invited to visit our boot, 9312, at ADIPEC 2014, Abu Dhabi, 10-13 November 2014.

Thermtech to Appear at Global Petroleum Show in Canada

Norwegian technology and knowledge company Thermtech will be exhibiting its thermomechanical cuttings cleaner (TCC) for the treatment of cuttings from oil and synthetic-based drilling mud at Global Petroleum Show from 10 to 12 June in Stampede Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Thermtech to Appear at OTC 2014

Norwegian drill cuttings treatment provider Thermtech will be exhibiting at OTC 2014 in Houston from 5 to 8 May.

Thermtech to Appear at WFES and Ecowaste

Thermtech is the owner and supplier of TCC® technology. TCC separates oily waste into its components: solids, water and oil. Zero oil appears in the solids following TCC treatment.

Thermtech to Attend ADIPEC 2013

Thermtech is to exhibit at the forthcoming ADIPEC 2013, which will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 10-13 November.

Thermtech to Exhibit at OGA 2013

Thermtech, the technology company which set the global standard for the treatment of oily waste, will be showcasing its TCC® technology at the 14th Asian Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition, OGA 2013, at booth 9076.

Thermtech at OTC 2013

Thermtech will have a stall at the biggest show of the year for the oil and gas industry, the Offshore Technology Conference and Exhibition on 6-9 May at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas, US.

Thermtech to Exhibit at OSEA 2012

Thermtech is the technology company that set the global standard for the treatment of oily waste from drilling operations, from refinery sludge, from production pits.

Thermtech to Exhibit at ADIPEC 2012

Thermtech AS sets the global standard for the treatment of oily waste; from drilling cuttings and slops, from refinery sludge and from production pits.

Thermtech Exhibiting at Rio Oil & Gas 2012

Thermtech, a Norwegian technology company aiming to set the global standard for treatment of cuttings from oil-based and synthetic-based drilling mud with its Thermomechanical Cuttings Cleaner (TCC®), is exhibiting at Rio Oil & gas 2012 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, on 17 to 20 September 2012.

TCC®, the Solution for Offshore Treatment of Drilling Waste

The offshore disposal of untreated OBM cuttings is globally unaccepted. The only industrially applied thermal technology that can meet the more severe environmental requirements and operate offshore is the Thermtech TCC®. Unlike skip and ship operations and re-injection, the TCC is

Thermtech to Exhibit at Offshore Europe

Thermtech, a Norwegian technology and knowledge company aiming to set the global standard for treatment of cuttings from oil-based and synthetic based drilling mud with their Thermomechanical Cuttings Cleaner (TCC®), will be exhibiting Offshore Europe (3A 21) on 6-8 September 2011. Takin

Thermtech Publishes Thermomechanical Cuttings Cleaner Brochure

Thermtech has set the benchmark for treating oil-contaminated drilling waste in an environmentally friendly manner with the thermomechanical cuttings cleaner (TCC). Creative design and rigorous engineering have produced a compact and efficient treatment unit that offers distinct advanta

Thermtech to Exhibit at OTC 2011

Since the beginning of the year, Thermtech has installed two new TCC® units, both currently in operation in Norway. The first one is operated by Nordmiljø at their treatment plant in Sandnessjøen, the second, operated by DVS Norge, is located in Mongstad. Thermtech set the global

Thermtech to Exhibit at Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition

Thermtech has set the global technological standard for the treatment of oily waste coming from drilling, refining and oil production, contributing to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly oil industry. Thermtech technology is commonly referred to as TCC®. 33 TCC units ar

Thermtech to Attend ADIPEC 2010 in Abu Dhabi

Thermtech, a Norwegian technology and engineering company, will be exhibiting at ADIPEC 2010 on 1-4 November 2010 in Abu Dhabi. Customers and visitors are welcome to join the company at stand#09060K and get the lastest information about the TCC® technology, a patented and advanced ther

Thermtech Offers Free Invitation for KIOGE 2010

Thermtech is the technology company with the vision to set the global standard for the treatment of oily waste; from drill cuttings and slops, refinery sludge and production pits. The goal is reached with the TCC® the only friction-based thermal separation technology which recovers

Thermtech Sets the Global Standard for the Treatment of Oily Waste

Thermtech is a technology company with the vision to set the global standard for the treatment of oily waste; from drill cuttings, refinery sludge and production pits. This goal has been reached with the thermo mechanical cuttings cleaner, TCC. It is the only friction-based thermal sep

M-I SWACO Calls for Two Manufacturing TCC Licences

ExxonMobil have been awarded M-I SWACO to supply offshore thermal desorption equipment for the new build deepwater champion drill ship. The contract is for two offshore TCC Hammermill units combined with a cleancut cuttings transfer and bulk storage system. The dual TCC Hammermill units

Thermtech Welcomes SAR as New TCC Customer

The Norwegian waste management company SAR has entered into a purchase agreement for a mobile TCC unit to treat oily drilling waste on several locations along the Norwegian coast. Following a thorough technological evaluation, SAR selected the compact and mobile TCC unit; the treatment

M-I SWACO Goes Offshore With the TCC

M-I SWACO calls for a licence to build a TCC-Hammermill. As part of the existing manufacturing licence agreement, M-I SWACO holds the right to design and manufacture TCC units to fulfil its service obligations to oil and gas companies. After completing the design and engineering stages

Thermtech to Attend Kuwait Oil Sector Contractors Conference

Thermtech will be presenting at the Kuwait Oil Sector Contractors Conference on 8-9 November 2009. Thermtech is happy to confirm that Rocco V. Valentinetti, our sales and marketing director, will be talking at the conference about the reuse of base oil recovered from the treatment of d

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Jacob Kjødes vei 15

NO-5232 Paradis