Produced Water

ASCO's Waste Division is the UK's leading specialist in the onshore management of offshore generated bulk wet waste, such as contaminated produced water projects, and have experience in managing cargos of between 500 - 25,000m3.

What We Do

Planning and execution through integrated services

ASCO provided the full cycle of collection, logistics, treatment and disposal or reuse of the produced water on behalf of its client.

Produced water is delivered in cargos into strategically located reception facilities in handymax chemical tankers. The tank farms are strategically located along the east coast of the UK with easy access to a comprehensive supply chain of specialist treatment sites. The sites allow the waste that has been known to contain:

  • hydrocarbons,
  • heavy metals such as Mercury
  • Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM)
  • hydrogen sulphide gas

to be safely discharged and disposed of with the whole projects managed by ASCO's dedicated Project management team.

Planning and execution through integrated services

Providing compliance and assurance

The quayside storage tanks have the required environmental permits for waste and NORM, these allow for the waste to be safely stored and tested for classification before being routed to the correct waste treatment and disposal facilities based on the actual composition, and in line with UK waste regulations.

ASCO provides further assurances in safety and compliance by using our in-house transport and industrial services to deliver the high-risk activities of road transport and post project tank cleaning. We also have the ability to provide services such as ships agency.

Providing compliance and assurance

An experienced and dedicated team

Increased efficiencies are unlocked by a specialist ASCO project manager strategically located to oversee the campaign and maintain clear lines of communication with all the stakeholders involved.

In the past two years, ASCO has successfully handled 70,000m3 of waste without any accidents, incidents or environmental issues.

Read our case study here
An experienced and dedicated team

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