Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Low-Nox burner retrofit experiences in cracking furnaces at Dow, Terneuzen

Low-Nox burner retrofit experiences in cracking furnaces at Dow, Terneuzen

Abstract: Dow Benelux B.V. (Dow) operates three ethylene plants from the Netherlands, all based within its Terneuzen facility. In 2009, Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology (Technip) studied options to reduce the NOx emissions ...


Energy & Renewables

SOCAVER Thermal Gas Supply - Case Study

SOCAVER Thermal Gas Supply - Case Study

SOCAVER (Société Camerounaise de Verrerie) is a subsidiary of the leading Cameroon brewery, SABC (Société Anonyme des Brasseries du Cameroun). SOCAVER, which is the only glass factory in the Central Africa ...


Environmental Management

New Mandatory GHG Reporting for the Oil and Gas Industry

New Mandatory GHG Reporting for the Oil and Gas Industry

On January 14, 2015, the Obama Administration announced an update to its March 2014 “Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector” (Strategy).  Within this announcement it was revealed that the ...


Health & Safety

A Cost-Effective Approach to Explosion Consequence Modeling

A Cost-Effective Approach to Explosion Consequence Modeling

Failure to identify and mitigate explosion hazards is a persistent cause of industrial accidents, impacting sites ranging from fertilizer storage facilities to refineries. While some explosion consequence assessments are performed to ...


Monitoring & Testing

Concentration and solvent recovery of environmental samples in dichloromethane

Concentration and solvent recovery of environmental samples in dichloromethane

Environmental samples are usually extracted with an organic solvent which is then concentrated prior to final analysis. In this short note, initial conditions and evaporation settings for the parallel concentration of samples dissolved in ...


Soil & Groundwater

Safe and Simple Excavation Application Provides Long-Term Treatment, UK

Safe and Simple Excavation Application Provides Long-Term Treatment, UK

In Situ Treatment of Residual TPH Contamination Following Tank Removal Remediation Details Site Type: Petrol Filling Station Project Driver: Site Redevelopment Remediation Approach: Enhanced Aerobic Biodegradation, Excavation ...


Waste & Recycling

The County council in Val de Marne, France install a second Big Hanna composter in Valenton

The County council in Val de Marne, France install a second Big Hanna composter in Valenton

The County council in Val de Marne located south east of Paris, continue to implement their policy of sustainable development and management of food waste by installing a second Big Hanna modell T120 to convert the organic food waste from ...


Water & Wastewater

Steady State Model for Biological P Removal

Steady State Model for Biological P Removal

This steady-state model for biological P removal comes from Biological Phosphorus Removal: Manual for design and operation, published by IWA Publishing (2002). The steady-state bio-P model is represented in an Excel spreadsheet, which can ...


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