Oil Spills Articles

  • Are Oil and Gas Visual Inspections Enough?

    With so many small anomalies that can hamper asset performance, conventional visual inspections may not be sufficient. This is especially true in the hydrocarbon industry, where detailed oil and gas visual inspections often depend on the use of advanced nondestructive testing (NDT) ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Pilot Project 2 Case Study

    Conducted in Saguenay, on a 28 MVA three-phase transformer installed on a 10’ x 20’ concrete base in an HV substation. Our hosts were the first to understand the potential of our concept and to support a pilot installation. Priceless data was gathered from both sites, which had vastly different characteristics. This allowed us to design a new-generation oil spill management ...


    By Voltra Technology

  • Cleaning an oil spill: Most common mistakes

    Oil Solutions Int usually gets the call after all other cleaning methods have been exhausted. A business or homeowner will continue to see an oil stain, they will continue to smell oil or they will still see a sheen or oil residue where the spill occurred. The reason for this is the person cleaning the oil spill simply used the wrong method or product. The environmental companies will typically ...

  • EBS and SENTRY demonstrate real-time monitoring to detect Black Liquor discharge events

    Black liquor is formed as a by-product of the Kraft pulp and paper manufacture process. In In the Kraft process, about half of the wood is dissolved, and together with the spent pulping chemicals, forms a liquid called black liquor. Black liquor spills from the process can subject a downstream wastewater treatment system to periods of upset conditions and could potentially push the total BOD ...


    By Sentry

  • The Potency Determination of 15 Cannabinoids using the Hemp Analyzer

    According to a 2020 Grand View Research report, the industrial hemp market is expected to exceed 15 billion USD by 2027. This accounts for all segments of the market, including application of the product in pharmaceuticals, medicinal and therapeutic products, skin care products, and fiber/textiles. This growth, and the confidence in hemp products, will require applicable testing to ensure product ...

  • Molybdenum-rare earth oxide alloy

    Molybdenum-rare earth oxide alloy (Mo-REO), also called rare earth molybdenum, is an alloy of molybdenum and rare earth element oxides, which is an oxide dispersion-strengthened alloy, similar to rare earth tungsten. Commonly used rare earth element oxides are Y2O3, La2O3, CeO2, and ...


    By Edgetech Industries LLC

  • Checklist for Loading Dock Safety & Fall Protection

    Loading docks are busy places. And that’s a good thing—that means projects are moving and your business is strong. But the busier you are, the more apt you are to overlook safety. This can be particularly true during specific seasons, like the holiday rush. Even the most insignificant things can cause an accident and slow down production. Since more than one-quarter of all industrial ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Finding Ideal Tire Recycling Machine Manufacturers

    In relation to the waste recycling industry, tire recycling machine is very popular bits of machinery. The machine enables you to get oil from scrap tires, enabling waste processing businesses to experience healthy annual profits. Are you aware, as an ...

  • Field Project : North Central California - Case Study

    Project Location: North Central California Volume of soil: 250 yd3 Contamination type(s): Diesel fuel Average level of contamination: 370 PPM Results from confirmation testing: Non-detect for diesel and BTEX for all samples (sensitivity: parts per-million) Location: North Central California Treatment: Oxidizer w/fentons reagent Volume of soil: 250 yd3 Contamination ...

  • A Waste Tire Recycling Plant Is Definitely Worth The Investment

    Not all the waste tire pyrolysis plants are identical. You could possibly know a number of the differences, but it's gonna pay for more information on your investment opportunities before making a final decision. You can find businesses that utilize the word 'continuous' when their plants aren't 'fully continuous.' Bear that in mind as you take a close look in the ...

  • Guide to Measuring Water in Oil

    We have all heard the saying, “Oil and water don’t mix.” Unfortunately that doesn’t necessarily apply to lubrication oils. Water can exist in several states in lubrication oils and can do quite a bit of damage to valuable assets if left unchecked. In this guide we explore the challenges posed by water in lubrication oils and discuss the methods ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Guide to Particle Measurement Techniques

    Background Particle counting is a critical aspect of any machine conditioning program and there are many tools out there available to monitor and track the quantity and severity of the contamination, be it due to external contamination or machine wear. The specific application and type of particles will often govern what is the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Learning More About Oil Sludge Pyrolysis Plant Technology

    Worldwide of oil production, during exploration, drilling, and refining, oil sludge is normally found. Oil sludge is made up of a mix of water, sludge, oil as well as other contaminants which can be damaging to the environment. If oil sludge is not processed properly, it may cause more pollution in an environment that is certainly already suffering from mounting pollution problems. The good thing ...

  • Produced-water Recycling and Energy Reduction for Central Oklahoma

    Enhanced oil and gas recovery (fracturing) techniques and water go hand in hand. Current pressures including limited fresh water sources, transportation, fracturing volume requirements, and disposal costs and restrictions are driving the development of new water management strategies. Recycling and managed biologic treatment of surface water is proving to be a cost-effective, more environmentally ...

  • Drilling oil recovery from drill cuttings XXL - Case study

    Worlds largest treatment facility for recovery of drilling fluids The two largest oil & gas companies in Azerbaijan engaged econ industries to design and build the world's largest recycling facility for drilling mud. The brand-new Waste Management Center is located south of Baku and consists of two identical VacuDry® 12,000 x 2 plants, capable of treating 240 tons of drilling mud ...

  • Oil recovery from various oil contaminated soils and wastes - Case study

    A waste management company from Australia was looking for an environmentally friendly solution for oily waste with low emissions and a low carbon foot print. To save installation and commissioning time econ realized a preinstalled modular VacuDry® unit with a capacity of up to 6 tons/hr. The plant is designed for maximum flexibility and it is able to treat different types of refinery waste ...

  • Ensuring safety in the ever-growing e-liquid industry

    Vaping has made its mark as one of the fastest growing industries of the 21st century. With the number of vapers globally climbing from just 7 million in 2011 to a staggering 41 million in 2018 and  a market worth an estimated £15.5 billion, it’s unsurprising that new vape liquid manufacturers are popping up every day. Manufacturers based in the UK are required to submit a ...

  • Remote Ocean Sensing by HF Radar

    Coastal radar has become an increasingly important monitoring tool for hazard management and environmental protection During the past few years remote ocean sensing by HF (highfrequency) radar has become more and more valuable to modern coastal management. lt offers an insight into the dynamics of the coastal seas for a variety of applications without ever leaving dry land. For example, search ...


    By Helzel Messtechnik GmbH

  • Analysis of Tetrahydrocannabinol Vape Oils Using Pyroprobe by Thermal Extraction

    Abstract This application note demonstrates a multi-step thermal extraction study on Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) vape oils. Introduction E-cigarettes have gained popularity in recent years, in conjunction with the legalization of marijuana in many U.S. states. Authentic THC vape oils are not easily distinguishable from the counterfeits, which are poorly ...


    By CDS Analytical

  • Toyota Motor Corporation - Physico-chemical wastewater treatment for the automotive industry - Case Study

    Automotive production at the TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION site in St. Petersburg, Russia, results in various types of wastewater, which must be treated before they are discharged into the sewage system. The Envochem® COL wastewater treatment plant has been designed for the automatic and continuous treatment of three streams of wastewater containing heavy metal, oil or no contaminants. The total ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

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