Sulzer Obtains Unique Oil Separation Technology from Wärtsila

Sulzer has signed a binding contract on the purchase of VIEC from Wärtsila. The VIEC (Vessel Internal Electrostatic Coalescer) currently has 13 employees and is established in Asker, Norway. VIEC’s patented technology separates oil from water in a highly efficient way and considerably cuts costs due to its exclusive design, which places it inside the ship. It is suitable for offshore and onshore installations and for the improvement of the quality of oil and produced water. This trusted technology was delivered to more than 40 clients over the last 15 years.