Aquateam COWI AS

Aquateam COWI is an independent environmental R&D consultancy, specialising in solving water and environmental related challenges for the industry. Having conducted consultancy and R&D for over 30 years for the petroleum industry, Aquateam COWI is a leading company in the field of water treatment, health, safety and environmental risk. Aquateam COWI delivers feasibility, concept and design studies, provides operational support and training, supports regulatory issues within all aspects of water from injection water, produced water (PW), chemical enhanced oil recovery (CEOR), PW-re-injection (PWRI) to drinking water. Environmental studies and regulation issues related to chemicals, oil based mud treatment, decommissioning and water treatment.


AquateamCowi2Aquateam COWI’s key areas include:

Water injection (seawater, aquifer etc.)
System operation
Filter efficacy
Biocide dosing & microbial control
CEOR related issues

Produced water treatment & re-injection
Treatability studies & trouble shooting
Sampling & monitoring
Souring modelling & feasibility studies
Water quality requirements & impact
Reservoir souring & mitigation
Topsides microbiological effects (fouling, schmoo)
Testing, supporting technology qualification and commissioning of
new technology, from lab, through pilot to full scale

New technology, qualification and R&D
Third party documentation
Lab, pilot and full-scale studies
Best Available Technique (BAT) assessment
Performance of in-field documentation
Application of future regulations
Support through a state of the art instrument bank

Oilfield microbiology in injection water treatment, reservoir and produced water
Microbiological surveys
Optimised biocide dosing regimes
Microbial influenced corrosion studies
Process biofouling challenges
Schmoo production & effects on discharge
Drinking water storage, capacity and hygiene including Legionella

Biological and Physical/Chemical treatment of PW onshore
Upgrading existing plants
Supporting regulatory work (permits)
Treatment of “new” water qualities
On-the Job training
Operational and technical support

Chemical & Environmental risk assessment
Whole Effluent Assessment and Risk Based Approach
Ecotoxicology studies (ecotoxicology, biodegradation and bioaccumulation)
CHARM hazard & risk assessment
Mass balance & partitioning
Treatability studies & impact assessment
Environmental Impact assessment
Sampling, Clean-up and  Decommissioning

Aquateam COWI AS
P.O. Box 6875 Rodeløkka, NO-0504 Oslo
+47 02694