Oily Water Expert

Consulting - Guidance - Troubleshooting - Problem Solving - HELP       
Oil Skimming, Oily Water Separation & Oily Waste Water Treatment

OilyWaterExpert (OWE) was formed for the express purpose to provide :  FOR HIRE consulting,  tech advice & troubleshooting services for solving oily water problems. We get stuff out of water! Call OilyWaterExpert For help  dealing with troublesome oily water problems,  for industrial & commercial oily water generators, users and their operations & maintenance support services.


OilyWaterExpert svcs. offers experience driven, cross-industry – unbiased and confidential independent expert level consulting guidance and advice, for dealing with oily water problems, skimming, separating, de-oiling, waste water treatment,  and/or otherwise handling and minimizing of their oily waste waters and other inconvenient industrial waste waters.

We’ve been doing oil skimmers and oily water separators for 25 years.   

In late 2020 with the Covid19 pandemic turning the world upside down with quarantines, lockdowns and masks being the new normal,  Roscoe J. McWilliams (SkimOil inc. founder and president) started a new unrelated & independent venture / service business, “OilyWaterExpert consulting services FOR HIRE – virtually, to provide OilyWaterExpert consulting, technical advice, troubleshooting, problem solving and system design for companies with oily water problems. ACT or re-act? Call!

After doing this for over 25 years, both on-site in person with eyes on-----and virtually--we've found most oily water related problems can be solved remotely.  Need OilyWaterExpert assist?   Let's talk. We do Oily Water every day!

Consider: Almost every elevator out there has a pit to catch oils that might leak.
 Fire code says “keep the oil & water out” but it’s illegal to pump out oily water?   Need some help?

While some oily water generators and their site conditions can work with “right out of the box” equipment or systems ----most cannot. Don’t kid yourself! Oily water is usually tricky stuff even when you really know a lot about it, and most problems require unique, custom & tailored to fit specialized solutions . OWE provides specialized oily water understanding and expertise.   

We are oily waste water cross-industry process application specialists. Working virtually with your people or? we can help identify the cause & effect and root problems and develop workable, practical solutions for your oily waste water problems.

Got Oil? Got oily water? Got problems? We’ve learned a LOT about oily water problems – Need answers?  CALL 

The POWER of good advice - OILY WATER EXPERT – We get stuff out of water  


Got Oily Water Problems?  Need Expert Advice & Troubleshooting Help?

  How can I hire Oily Water Expert to get consultant and troubleshooting help?

Well that’s the easy part! Do you know how much time you’re going to need? No? 
Let’s start with a 5 minute chat to find if we can help with your oily problem? 

There’s NO COST to see if we can help. If YES---Then we would go “on the clock” as your confidential consultation really get down to detail so we can help get to your right solution, fix, or Band-Aid for your oily water problems. Call 1st for pricing.

This whole process starts with just a call. Make the call! ACT or ReACT

Want some oily water help?   Call now (919) 357-9222


READY YET?   Simply send OWE our completed order form for our agreed on pricing. We can start with  as little as 1 hour of phone time with you and your crew/team, EHS, maintenance & engineering & service industry people. Working with you...We can often discover the problem and maybe even identify & recommend a solution or fix in that hour.  Need oily water help?  Let’s Talk!

Oily water consultant

WHY DO I NEED TO HIRE OWE? Handling oily waste water is usually incidental to your business. OWE works oily water problems every day and knows stuff that you most likely don’t. OilyWaterExpert svcs. offers trained, cross-industry experienced, unbiased, independent expert level consultative guidance and advice for dealing with oily water problems, skimming, separating, de-oiling, waste water treatment,  and/or handling & minimizing of their oily waste waters and other inconvenient pollutants.        


Who needs OilyWaterExpert (OWE)? Anyone with a waste water or oily water problem that does not have the in house expertise, experience and background to handle it. Industrial and commercial customers often have someone who knows some oily water stuff but it’s always incidental to their industry and job.   Want results?   Talk with OilyWaterExpert to get your answers!


Our usual customers include: Oil & Gas industry,  oil field service people, utilities, power plants, transportation, ocean shipping, primary metals: steel & aluminum, mining, chemicals, Ag foods/oils and pharma products, auto mfg. WWTP, WWT, metal fabricators, FOG,, government  and even water parks, coffin makers and you.  Oily water literally make the world go around.  

Get in front of your oily water problems - call OilyWaterExpert!

Oily water is tricky stuff to work with and is different on every job we get called on. While this isn’t exactly “rocket science”,  it is slippery stuff to deal with efficiently, because we never know what efficiently is for your operation...until we get to working on/with it with you. We'll have lots of questions.....to work thru to get to your answers.

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Oily Tip of The Month:

Consider the type of pump you our using when removing the oily water from the source  STOP!! What are you going to do with this oily water?

Are you eventually going to need to separate the oil from the water?
IF SO! the way you pump this oily water is going to affect the downstream separation process. HUGELY!

Contact an Oily Water Expert

Carrboro, NC



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