inflatable oil boom News

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Update on Bohai Bay Oil Cleanup and Production Curtailment

    ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP] wishes to provide additional information in regards to the oil spill incidents that occurred in Bohai Bay, People’s Republic of China on June 4th and June 17th 2011, and the ongoing clean up and containment program that is underway. On June 4 seepage on the seabed was observed along a naturally occurring fault near the ...


    By ConocoPhillips

  • Volatile oil has experts wondering what`s next

    A year ago, a barrel of oil cost about half of what it does today. The price of West Texas Intermediate surged from near US$50 a barrel in early 2007 to an all-time high of US$105 last week. So are oil prices heading towards $150-or downward toward $50? That's the key question at a forum this week on oil prices and how to cope with them. More than 140 policy-makers from central banks, energy and ...


    By The World Bank

  • Cheap Oil Means a New Reality for Middle East, North Africa Region

    Intense conflicts and low oil prices continue to weigh on the region’s economic prospects Oil exporters should focus on fiscal reforms and diversifying away from oil Higher growth expected in oil importers, but unemployment remains high Growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) region remains subdued ...


  • Total 2012 upstream oil and gas spending to reach record level of nearly $1.3 trillion; set to exceed $1.6 trillion by 2016, IHS study says

    Global upstream capital and operating expenditures (CAPEX and OPEX) are set to reach a combined record of $1.23 trillion for 2012 and expected to rise to $1.64 trillion in 2016, according the latest IHS Upstream Spending Report. CAPEX on new projects and OPEX on existing plays are expected to reach new records of $728 billion and $500 billion in 2012, respectively. The quarterly IHS Upstream ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Markleen supplies equipment and training to second OSR base in Vietnam

    Earlier this year Markleen supplied a large quantity of equipment to the second Vietnamese government oil spill response base located in Van Phong. Markleen had earlier supplied equipment to the first base, in Danang. This second contract included Markleen Uniboom Z 1600 HD inflatable boom supplied on hydraulic reels, Markleen Uniboom C 750 HD flat floatation boom supplied in rapid deployment ...

  • Galicia, Spain: The Port of Vilagarcía purchases Markleen equipment

    The Port Authority of Vilagarcía de Arousa (Spain) has just awarded an oil spill response equipment supply contract to Markleen. The equipment, which will be delivered by the end of 2008, will complement existing means of oil spill response, and consists of 500 m of inflatable containment boom supplied on two reels and a Foilex weir skimmer, as well as all necessary operating equipment and ...

  • The big price build-up: are you ready?

    The US economy is just now showing signs of revival, and already we are seeing signs of runaway oil and grain prices that may bring unwanted inflation and dangerous instability hardly before the recovery has had a chance to add jobs. I used to have a car like this – an old Mustang – that at end of life could hardly get running before it was overheating. It was easier to trade in the ...


    By Green Power Conferences Ltd.

  • The economics of climate change: Speech by Chris Huhne

    THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE by Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP (29 June 2011 to the Corporate Leaders’ Group, London) Thanks very much. I’m particularly delighted to be here among a group of people so responsible for seeing and delivering our future prosperity.   Today, I want to set out three key arguments about the economics of climate change that I believe must be crucial to our ...

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