ldar software Articles

  • Smart LDAR — more cost-effective?

    On December 19, 2008, EPA issued a final rule establishing a voluntary Alternative Work Practice (AWP) to detect leaks of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from process equipment (FR Vol. 73, Number 246), thereby providing the regulated community additional flexibility in complying with leak detection and repair (LDAR) requirements. The AWP allows owners or ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • DAK Americas saves US$150,000 annually and transforms LDAR monitoring program into profit center

    Work smarter, not harder' has long been the goal at DAK Americas' polyethylene terephthalate resins (PET) ethylene glycol and monomers refining plant in Leland, North Carolina. Recently, the facility's environmental team applied that philosophy to the management of fugitive emissions information using FEMS Express™ software from ESS and achieved remarkable results. Like many chemical plants in ...


    By IHS

  • Plant Services, Inc. uses ESS software to save companies hundreds of thousands of Dollars

    Thomas Thayer, president of Plant Services, Inc. (PSI), a Worden, Montana environmental management consulting firm, was excited about the opportunity to develop a new business relationship. A local factory manager was having trouble with an inefficient internal leak detection and repair (LDAR) system. As the factory manager explained his situation, Thayer smiled because he knew PSI was about to ...


    By IHS

  • You get what you pay for

    I had to call an electrician out to the house several months ago. After our initial conversation it took a couple more phone calls and a few more days before he actually showed up to do the work. Two hours and a few hundred dollars later and he was gone. The next day I had a small fire in my garage. What does this have to do with Leak Detection and Repair? Just like I did when hiring the ...


    By InspectionLogic Corporation

  • Localizing Fugitive Emissions Management

    Untitled Document Louisiana Petrochemical Facility Employs Essential FEMS In Move To End Third-Party Fugitive Emissions Contract ...


    By IHS

  • KNPC advances industry best practices by expanding enterprise-level EHS information management

    Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is a global leader in oil refining, gas liquification and supplying petroleum products to local and international markets. Established in 1960, it is Kuwait’s largest downstream oil and gas service provider – operating three major refineries with 6,000 employees producing an average total of 900,000 barrels per day of distilled gasoline, ...


    By IHS

  • New air quality rules challenge oil & natural gas industry

    EPA Administrator signed a suite of proposed new air regulations affecting both the Production/Processing and Transmission/Storage sectors of the oil and natural gas industry. The proposed rules mandate the use of emission controls as well as work practices through two different air regulatory programs – New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous ...


    By Trinity Consultants

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