Oil Booms News

  • Jim Pearce’s Golden Standard

    We’ve discussed the origins of Elastec in the early ‘90s many times. But the story began long before that – in 1967 Orlando, Florida. That was the year that the late Jim Pearce formed a new company, American Marine. Pearce formed the company after a successful career as a U.S. Navy pilot and involvement with the Apollo Lunar Landing Program. After collaborating with a colleague, ...


    By Elastec

  • Lamor Corporation And Rosneft Sign Cooperation Agreement

    Lamor Corporation and the Russian oil giant Rosneft signed a Cooperation Agreement at the IV International Arctic Forum, in Arkhangelsk, Russia. The partnership will evaluate prospects of localizing production of oil spill response (OSR) equipment and machinery in Russia for the Arctic region. Localization of production is forecasted to be at least 70% by 2025, and the equipment will be ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Lamor Bolsters Oil Recovery Capacity at USAF Air Base in Okinawa

    United States Air Force Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, is the second largest air base in the world.  It is the hub of airpower in the Pacific and home to the Air Force’s largest combat wing, the 18th Wing, and a variety of associate units. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is the Department of Defense’s largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • DESMI Expands Business in India

    In order to strengthen our presence in India DESMI has established a new 3,000 sqm production facility in Hyderabad. First focus for the production plant will be to produce oil spill response equipment. Second and last focus will be to assemble pumps and pumping solutions locally in India. DESMI has had a liaison office situated locally in India since 2013 ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • DESMI enters partnership agreements in Ghana

    Seaweld Engineering Ltd - Will be taking the lead role and partnering DESMI to offer equipment, training, after sales & spares for the DESMI range of Industry, Marine & Offshore, Oil Spill and Fuelling products. FlatC Marine & Offshore – Who operate a fleet of offshore supply vessels has agreed a collaboration with DESMI to offer oil spill response services to the expanding oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • DESMI and FALCK Announces a Strategic Alliance

    The Strategic alliance is formed to offer Emergency Response Packages within Oil Spill Response, including 24/7 Call Center, Firefighting, Emergency services and Training. In addition to the existing ongoing business of both companies Falck will deliver the Response, Firefighting, 24/7 Call Center and Training portion while DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Saudi downstream O&G boss takes desal top job

    The head of one of Saudi Arabia’s largest refineries has been appointed as the governor of the state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) – the world’s largest desalination company – in a surprise royal decree. Ali bin Abdulrahman al-Hazmi was appointed to the SWCC top job late on Monday this week. He had previously been president of Sasref, the Aramco/Shell ...

  • Hydro Excavator Low Profile Series Demonstration (Video)

    “Vac-Tron’s Low profile series has quickly become a much needed hydro excavator on jobsites around the country.  The LP series is Vac-Tron’s number one acquired hydro excavator by companies and municipalities and will be the most used piece of equipment in your fleet.” LP Series Vacuum Excavator There are many different models ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • RO-KITE - Eliminates the need of a second tow vessel

    The new aquatic device is designed to replace the functions of a second boom sweep vessel. Meeting the requirements for the open water, sheltered water, and shoreline/river water environments. The DESMI RO-KITE is a floating water kite based on a combination of trawl door and ram-air parachute principles. The purpose of this device is to act as a flow powered ‘tow ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • US-Canada pact eases Arctic fears

    A joint pledge by the US and Canada to reduce methane emissions for oil and gas activities in the Arctic and limit fossil fuel extraction is putting pressure on Russia to follow suit. The pledge was in response to increasing concern across the world at the intention of the eight nations with territorial claims in the Arctic to exploit its resources, even though this risks making climate change ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Lamor & Markleen announce Global Partnership

    Lamor Corporation Ab and the Markleen Group recently signed a cooperation agreement that will form the most comprehensive and highest quality Oil Spill Response (OSR) solution network on the global market. The combined inventory of Lamor’s current range of trusted equipment and Markleen’s innovative product line will increase the equipment and service options for customers. Markleen ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Pass-away of Mr. Issam HADDAD, Pioneer of Waterpumps in Jordan

    Since the  early 80’s, he has been a customer and partner most likely a friend to Pedrollo.  Mr. Issam Haddad has passed away today leaving all Pedrollo Company large family speechless for his premature death. He was born in Jordan and setting up in Amman, belonging to Greek Orthodox faith, being ...


    By Pedrollo S.p.A

  • Yet Another Ultimate DESMI Speed-Sweep System Demonstration in Burrard Inlet, B.C., Canada.

    DESMI Ro-Clean A/S has a mission to demonstrate our revolutionary product – the Ultimate Speed-Sweep System – all around the world. We want to ‘sweep’ close to our customers and let them see, feel and experience the DESMI Speed-Sweep sensation. We started this year with a demonstration at Odense ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Oill Spill Training in Mauritius

    The DESMI training seminar was held in the beginning of December and featured live demonstrations with DESMI Oil Spill equipment. The purpose of the training seminar was to bring industry stakeholders together in an effort to prepare for future oil spill incidents. Besides improving the operational capacity of the regional players, the seminar sought to strengthen the relationship with ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Chemtex, Inc. announces a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA

    Chemtex, Inc., a manufacturer of sorbent products used to clean oil spills on both land and water and with its corporate headquarters located in Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA announced last month its building a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA.  The facility is more than 80,000 sq ft and will be responsible ...


    By Chemtex, Inc.

  • US, Cuba to sign first environmental accord since thaw

    The United States and Cuba on Wednesday are set to reach their first accord on environmental protection since announcing plans to re-establish diplomatic relations, linking up marine sanctuaries in both countries to cooperate on preservation and research. U.S. National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration chief Kathryn Sullivan arrived in Havana ...


    By Associated Press

  • Study: No fracking bonanza for California`s Monterey Shale

    A U.S. Geological Survey report out Tuesday downgrades the fracking potential of California's vast Monterey Shale oil deposits. The study is the latest to lower a 2011 federal energy estimate that billed the Monterey Shale as a game-changer for U.S. oil, with what was then estimated at 13.7 billion barrels of recoverable oil overall. Instead, the U.S. Geological Survey's new study said, the most ...


    By Associated Press

  • Colorado`s high court to decide if cities can ban fracking

    The Colorado Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle over whether local governments can impose tougher oil and gas rules than the state. The court will hear cases from Longmont, where voters banned hydraulic fracturing in 2012, and Fort Collins, where voters approved a 5-year moratorium in 2013. The Colorado Oil and Gas ...


    By Associated Press

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Shell swims against oil price tide – Arctic drilling set to commence despite low oil prices

    It’s a gamble – some would say a giant gamble. Before even one litre of oil has been found, the Anglo-Dutch Shell group is believed to have spent more than US$7 billion – just making preparations for its latest Arctic venture. Shell is betting on finding the oil industry’s Holy Grail: according to 2008 estimates by the US Geological Survey, the Arctic contains more than ...


    By Climate News Network

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