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Parker Twin Filter

Emulsified Water Separation and Filtration Equipment

Parker Hannifin Corporation is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control systems and technologies. Parker Twin Filter, a unique brand within the Parker company, designs, engineers and manufactures a full range of filtration equipment and consumables for the oil and gas, chemical, electronic, pharmaceutical, sulphur, amine and food and drinks industries.

Zuiddijk 398,
1505 HE Zaandam,

Parker Twin Filter supplies complete skid-mounted systems and a wide range of consumables for fluid filtration applications.

Wastewater treatment technology

Converted wastewater can either be re-used or safely returned to sea, though disposing it can be difficult and expensive.

Parker Twin Filter has developed TwinZapp, a new field-tested technology that treats chemically emulsified water. The mobility of the system makes it suitable for specific workover projects (foam jobs), and platforms and production sites with most types of troublesome production water.

Completion fluids filtration units

Clean completion fluids are essential to maximise the productivity of the producing reservoir. Dirt particles have major effects on the permeability of the reservoir, improving the oil production and prolonging the service life of the well.

Vertical pressure leaf.
Duplex, filter press, slurry skid and diesel pump.
Duplex dual vessel cartridge / bag unit.
Wellhead sand filter.

Clean completion fluids can only be obtained by using the appropriate filtration equipment and consumables. The most effective way to filter oilfield brines is diatomaceous earth (DE) filtration.

Parker Twin Filter’s vertical pressure leaf filter unit and filter press, in combination with a dual vessel cartridge filter, provide the ideal solution.

Frac fluids filtration processes

A well-stimulation technique, hydraulic fracturing is where rock is broken up by a liquid. This involves the high-pressure injection of ‘fracking fluid’ into a wellbore to create cracks in the deep-rock formations where brine, petroleum and natural gas will flow more freely.

When the hydraulic pressure is removed from the well, small particles of hydraulic fracturing proppants such as sand or aluminium oxide hold the fractures open.

Water that flows back from the fracturing process, also known as flow back water, is a combination of fracking fluid and formation water. To reuse this to frac additional wells, it should be free of chemicals and rock debris.

Parker Twin Filter has a complete delivery program to filter the water before and after the fracking process.

Well control

Well control is needed during the construction of an oil and gas well and subsequent operation.

Well control protects downstream equipment from uncontrolled hydrocarbon releases of during oil and gas operations.

Parker Twin Filter provides a well head sand filter that is designed to remove hydrocarbons, sand and other solid particles from well sewage.

Produced water treatment

Produced hydrocarbons are brought to the surface as a fluid mixture, which depends on whether crude oil or natural gas is being created.

Fluid mixtures generally comprises either liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons, salts, metals, radon nuclides and/or production chemicals. Most produced water is injected underground, either for maintaining field pressure or disposal.

Water production at conventional oil and gas wells typically increases over time. Treated produced water has the potential to be a valuable product rather than a waste.

Parker Twin Filter offers different packages depending on the client’s application to excellently treat produced water.

Water injection to optimise oil production

Water injection is a method used it the oil industry where water is injected into the existing reservoir to increase pressure and maximise the oil production.

To prevent damage to the reservoir and the injection equipment, the injected water needs to be free of solids.

In many situations, the most convenient fluids for injection are seawater or produced water from the well. Once at the surface, the used water must be cleaned again before reinjection (or discharge).

Pipeline flushing

Routine filtration and high-flow flushing key preventive maintenance measures for all rotational equipment, new and used systems. The damaging effects of particulate contamination can cause premature component wear and failure.

One method of ensuring optimal system cleanliness is periodic flushing. Turbulent flow can be achieved by circulating a flushing fluid at a very high flow rate, which dislodges particles that would otherwise stick to the walls during laminar flow.

These particles are subsequently removed from the piping as the fluid flows through a series of high-efficiency filter elements.

Parker has state-of-the-art, high-flow filtration equipment that will do the job with minimal downtime

Rental filtration equipment and services

A full range of equipment is available for rental, including TwinZapp systems (emulsified water breaker), vertical pressure leaf units, filter presses and dual vessel cartridge units.

Parker has a worldwide network of more than 50 customer service centres, guaranteeing immediate customer service and a local representative in most countries.

MaxGuard & MaxGuard High Flow+

Parker Twin Filter's absolute-rated, high-flow cartridges are designed for easy operation while increasing productivity when compared with conventional filter formats.

Pleatflow (TH) Cartridges

Contaminants in well injection fluids can lead to formation blockage and ultimately decrease the productivity. Pleatflow (TH) cartridges will reliably and effectively resolve these issues.

Slurry Skid

A slurry skid is required to operate a filter press. There are two options available; a single or a double unit.

Texflow Depth Filter Cartridges

Texflow precision wound, depth filter cartridges provide high levels of dirt holding capacity, coupled with low pressure loss and high flow rates.

TwinZapp Wastewater Treatment

TwinZapp separates (chemical) emulsions by breaking emulsions through electro-oxidation, resulting in 40%-50% reduction of dissolved fraction (BTEX).

Vertical Pressure Leaf Unit

Parker Twin Filter's vertical pressure leaf diatomaceous earth filter unit handles large filtration areas and successfully filters fluids with a high dirt load, even at a high flow rate.

Adding Value to your Drilling Process

Parker Twin Filter's oil and gas filtration division is known for its filter expertise within the oil and gas industry. It supplies complete skid-mounted systems as well as consumables to over 80 countries around the globe.

Girassol FPSO, Luanda, Angola

Girassol is one of the four major production hubs of Block 17, which is operated by Total and its consortium partners.

Agbami Oilfield

The $3.5bn Agbami oilfield project is one of Nigeria's largest deepwater developments.

Kashagan Offshore Oil Field

Discovered in July 2000, Kashagan was described as the largest field found in the past 30 years, the largest outside of the Middle East, with a projected output close to that of the Ghawar field in Saudi Arabia.

Valhall Oilfield, North Sea

The Valhall field was discovered in 1975 and came online in 1982. It is operated by BP, which holds a 35.95% interest while the remaining 64.05% interest is held by Hess Norge.

Ekofisk II

The original Ekofisk area development consisted of eight oil and gas fields, namely Cod, Ekofisk, West Ekofisk, Tor, Albuskjell, Eldfisk, Edda and Embla.

Alvheim Field, Norway

The Alvheim field lies on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, west of Heimdal, in production licence PL 203.

West Seno, Makassar Strait

Lying in water depths of 2,400ft to 3,400ft, the West Seno field is Indonesia's first deepwater development. It lies in

Buzzard Field

The Buzzard field is located in the Outer Moray Firth, central North Sea, 100km north-east of Aberdeen, UK, and 55km from the coast at Peterhead.

Blake Flank

The Blake Flank project is located at the Outer Moray Firth, in the North Sea, around 64 miles from Aberdeen, UK. The st

Bijupira and Salema Fields

Bijupira and Salema are located 250km east of Rio de Janeiro. The fields are operated by Enterprise (55%) on behalf of O

Scarab and Saffron Gas Fields

The Scarab and Saffron gas fields represent the first deepwater development to be undertaken in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Mikkel Deepwater Project

The Mikkel deepwater project is situated at a water depth of 220m on Halten Bank East in the Norwegian Sea.

Caister Murdoch Phase 3

Conoco planned to embark on the third stage of the development of its Caister Murdoch System (CMS) following the successful completion of a well in March 2001.


Glitne lies in block 15/5 and 15/6 in the Sleipner area of the Norwegian sector of the North Sea about 40km north-west of the Sleipner East development.

Jotun Oil and Gas Field Project

The Jotun field is located on the Utsira High, between the Balder and Heimdal fields, approximately 200km west of Stavanger, Norway.

Balder Oil and Gas Field Project, Norway

Balder is located in blocks 25 / 10 and 25 / 11, 165km west of Haugesund, in a water depth of 125m. The field was discovered in 1967, but it was only during the appraisal drilling in 1974 that the major part of the field was discovered.

Bruce Phase II, North Sea

The Bruce field was originally developed under phase I, using two bridge-linked platforms, both connected to the main 32in Frigg trunkline by a 6km, 32in-diameter gas-export pipeline taking gas to the St Fergus Terminal.

Parker Promoting Twin Filter Brand at Offshore Europe

The increasing water cut in mature fields and tightening regulations are the main drivers for the growing challenge of treating oil in water emulsions. In addition, the industry is creating more emulsions in novel applications such as fracing, well deliquification and alkali surfactant polymer water as used in enhanced oil recovery.

10 August 2015

TwinZapp Launch at ATCE

Guarantee overboard discharge quality and potentially increase gas production volumes using the new TwinZapp oil and water emulsion separation technology.

23 October 2014

Twin Filter at OTC 2013

Parker Twin Filter will participate at the OTC for the 6th time this year. We kindly invite you to visit us and discuss our products and latest technologies at booth number 8804.

24 April 2013

Twin Filter Joins Parker domnick hunter

On 2012, Twin filter became part of Parker domnick hunter, a division of Parker Hannifin Corporation. Parker Hannifin has a strong strategic focus on the oil and gas industry, and through the addition of Twin filter will become a global leader in the industry.

24 April 2013

Separating chemical emulsions to below 5ppm

The last separation step for emulsified water is now possible without consumables and without the need for specialised personnel. Reliably polishing waste water to below discharge limits now comes as a robust, skid-mounted solution.

26 July 2012

Twin Filter Expands its Business in the US

As of 31 March, Twin Filter officially merged with Velcon Filters. Velcon Filters, headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, is a portfolio company within The Sterling Group and was acquired in 2009 as a platform to execute a buy-and-build strategy. Velcon manufactures filtration systems, including

1 June 2011

Twin Filter Win at the Spotlight on Technology Awards in Houston

The Offshore Technology Conference recognises innovative technologies each year with the Spotlight on New Technology Award. The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) has announced 15 technologies that will receive the 2011 Spotlight on New Technology Awards recognizing innovative new pr

29 March 2011

Twin Filter to Exhibit at Gastech Exhibition 2011

From the 21-24 March the Gastech exhibition will be held in the Amsterdam Rai. This is the 25th edition of the Gastech exhibition, and Twin Filter will be present. Twin Filter designs and manufactures a wide range of filtration equipment and consumables for the offshore industry. The c

8 February 2011

Twin Filter to Exhibit at Offshore Energy 2010

The third edition of the Offshore Energy exhibition and conference will be held on 7 October in Den Helder, the Netherlands. Twin Filter is participating at this exhibition. You can find us at booth number 33.

30 September 2010

Twin Filters Adds Dynamic Centrifugal Coalescer to Range

Twin Filter has extended its product range with the dynamic centrifugal coalescer, which improves the performance of produced water separation systems. The size of oil droplets is very crucial in any oil water separation system. We developed a non-plugging dynamic centrifugal coalescer

23 June 2010

Twin Filter Provides Complete Drinking Water Unit for Malabo

Twin Filter will supply a complete drinking water unit, built into a 40ft container, to port-based company K5 Oilcentre in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea). At this moment, K5 Oilcentre provides bottled water to several oil platforms. With the new drinking water unit it is possible to produce 4000

21 April 2010

Twin Filter do Brasil Now Manufacturing Locally

The first units have now been manufactured at Twin Filter's facilities in Brazil. To provide a better service to customers in Brazil and Latin America, Twin Filter (The Netherlands) founded Twin Filter do Brasil in 2004. We started importing consumables from the Netherlands to sell locally to ou

22 June 2009

Twin Filter Offers Improved Diatomaceous Earth

Twin Filter is proud to announce it has complemented its scope of supply for its completion fluids filtration solutions. For more than 20 years Twin Filter has been supplying filtration equipment such as vertical pressure leafs, filter presses, duplex cartridge filter units, pumps and f

20 April 2009

Twin Filter South America Ltda

Av. Bernardino de Campos 98, 14th Floor
Paraíso 04004-040
São Paulo – S.P.

Twin Filter

Zuiddijk 398
1505 HE Zaandam

Twin Filter Australia Pty Ltd

267 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000

Twin Filter North America

10646 West Litlle York, Suite 310
Houston, TX 77041
United States of America

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