San Leandro, CA, United States
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A system includes a hydraulic energy transfer system configured to exchange pressures between a first fluid and a second fluid. The system also includes a motor system configured to power the hydraulic energy transfer system and a shaft coupling the motor system and the hydraulic energy transfer system. Additionally, the system includes a shaft seal disposed about the shaft. Further, the system includes a pressure compensator configured to reduce a pressure differential across the shaft seal.


Patent
Energy Recovery Inc. | Date: 2015-03-26

A system including a hydraulic turbine system, including a first hydraulic turbine, including a first hydraulic body with a first runner chamber, a first runner within the first runner chamber, a first primary nozzle fluidly coupled to the first runner chamber, a first auxiliary nozzle fluidly coupled to the first runner chamber and configured to equalize pressure in the first runner chamber, and a first valve fluidly coupled to the first auxiliary nozzle and configured to control a fluid flow into the first runner chamber.


Patent
Energy Recovery Inc. | Date: 2015-11-20

A system includes a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX). The rotary IPX includes a sleeve. The rotary IPX also includes a rotor having a first longitudinal length in an axial direction disposed within the sleeve in a concentric arrangement. The rotor includes at least one groove disposed along the first longitudinal length. The at least one groove extends in a circumferential direction about the rotor.


Patent
Energy Recovery Inc. | Date: 2015-07-30

A system including a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX) configured to exchange pressures between a first fluid and a second fluid, and a motor system coupled to the hydraulic energy transfer system and configured to power the hydraulic energy transfer system.


A system includes an integrated manifold system including multiple isobaric pressure exchangers (IPXs) that each includes a low-pressure first fluid inlet, a high-pressure second fluid inlet, a high-pressure first fluid outlet, and a low-pressure second fluid outlet. The integrated manifold system includes a low-pressure first fluid manifold coupled to each of the low-pressure first fluid inlets and configured to provide low-pressure first fluid to each of the low-pressure first fluid inlets, a high-pressure second fluid manifold coupled to each of the high-pressure second fluid inlets and configured to provide high-pressure second fluid to each of the high-pressure second fluid inlets, a high-pressure first fluid manifold coupled to each of the high-pressure first fluid outlets and configured to discharge high-pressure first fluid, and a low-pressure second fluid manifold coupled to each of the low-pressure second fluid outlets and configured to discharge low-pressure second fluid.


A system includes a fluid injection system. The fluid injection system includes a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX) configured to receive a first fluid, to receive a second fluid extracted from a source well, to utilize the second fluid to pressurize the first fluid for injection into an injection well, and to inject the pressurized first fluid into the injection well.


Patent
Energy Recovery Inc. | Date: 2015-08-04

A method includes removing a worn portion from a component of a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX). The rotary IPX is configured to exchange pressures between a first fluid and a second fluid. The method also includes repairing the component after the worn portion is removed from the component.


A rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX) includes a first end cover having a first surface that interfaces with a first end face of a rotor, wherein the first end cover has at least one first fluid inlet and at least one first fluid outlet. The IPX includes a second end cover having a second surface that interfaces with a second end face of the rotor, wherein the second end cover has at least one second fluid inlet and at least one second fluid outlet. The IPX includes a port disposed through the first surface of the first end cover or through the second surface of the second end cover, wherein during rotation of the cylindrical rotor about the rotational axis the port is configured to fluidly communicate with at least one channel of the plurality of channels within the rotor.


Patent
Energy Recovery Inc. | Date: 2015-08-05

A system includes a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX) configured to exchange pressures between a first fluid and second fluid. The rotary IPX includes a first end cover including a first fluid aperture configured to route the first fluid. The rotary IPX also includes a first piston integral with the first end cover. The first piston includes a first hydraulic path configured to route the first fluid to or from the first fluid aperture.


Patent
Energy Recovery Inc. | Date: 2016-04-21

A system including a fluid processing system including an absorber configured to remove a component from an untreated first fluid using a lean second fluid, output a treated first fluid, and output a rich second fluid, a stripper configured to strip the component from the rich second fluid, output the lean second fluid, and output the component, a first pump configured to pump the lean second fluid into the absorber, and a hydraulic turbocharger configured to pump the lean second fluid by transferring pressure from the rich second fluid to the lean second fluid.

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