Oil Spills News

  • Prime Pump knows the Need for Speed

    Water sports in New Zealand provide wonderful opportunities for pump enthusiasts. There they simply ask the water skiers to take a coffee break and then attach the mobile pump on pontoon behind the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Crude Oil Price Recovery Stabilizes Volatility in Oil & Gas Pumps Market, Finds Fact.MR Study

    The oil & gas pumps market is likely to witness sluggish growth, with global demand surpassing 9 million units by the end of 2021, according to a latest report by Fact.MR. Rising demand for oil and gas is resulting in the growing demand for equipment such as oil & gas pumps. End-users in oil and gas industries are demanding efficient oil & gas pumps to ensure smooth operation and to ...


    By Fact.MR

  • DOE Invests $17 Million to Advance Carbon Utilization Projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected 11 projects to receive approximately $17 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects for carbon utilization. The projects will develop and test technologies that can utilize carbon dioxide (CO2) from power systems or other industrial sources as the primary feedstock. The research goal of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Devaney/Hughes oil is now using the Oil Solutions

    Massachuesetts areas Devaney/Hughes oil is now using the Oil Solutions to clean diesel fuel. Heating oil. Hydraulic oil and other minor oils.  These oils are very common in the home heating industry.  The OS products work on any fuel oil that comes out of a vehicle or machine.   Devaney being a high end large home heating oil distributor, while always being as safe as anyone ...

  • PCNE Featured TR80 Turbidity Analyzer

    The new, versatile Triton TR80 Turbidity Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices features a highly effective nephelometric turbidity sensor designed for use in water and wastewater. Turbidity, the cloudiness or haziness of a water sample, is caused by particles or solids suspended in the water, typically clay and silt, or fecal matter, or ...

  • Fuel Storage Container Market Pegged at US$ 9 Bn through 2030, with High Adoption of Portable Fuel Containers, Finds Fact.MR

    Owing to its modest growth in the past and ascending fuel requirement, fuel storage container market is anticipated to grow 1.5X through 2030. Furthermore, emerging economies are witnessing meteoric growth in trade volume. Governments of economic powerhouses such as China and India have various ongoing projects that aim to essentially double the volume of current trade in the next five ...


    By Fact.MR

  • Statiflo Flies the Flag as an Export Champion

    Engineering company Statiflo has been recognised for its international trading success by being named as an Export Champion for the Northern Powerhouse region. The Department for International Trade has selected Statiflo for its 2020 programme following the company’s continued strong export growth. Statiflo, which has its headquarters in Macclesfield, ...


    By Statiflo International Ltd.

  • Starwood Energy, OGCI Climate Investments and Elysian Ventures Launch New Carbon Capture Project

    Starwood Energy Group Global, Inc. recently announced that it has finalized agreements with OGCI Climate Investments to invest in the development of a large-scale carbon capture facility to be integrated with a natural gas power plant. Starwood and OGCI CI will co-invest in the initial development of the project, which will use commercially available CO2 capture technology and is expected to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Statiflo Continue to Operate as Normal but Exhibitions Delayed

    Regrettably but inevitably a number of major international conferences and exhibitions which members of the Statiflo team were due to attend have been postponed or cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak. However, rest assured that when rescheduled events do take place we’ll be there to showcase our range of innovative products, including static mixers and gas dispersion systems. In ...


    By Statiflo International Ltd.

  • European Conference for Fastmarkets RISI

    From 11th to 13th March, the 21st annual European Fastmarkets Conference RISI will take place at the Mariott Hotel in Vienna. The topics range from “The Global Fiber ...


    By GIG Karasek GmbH

  • Statiflo Fired Up For GDS Roll-Out Across China

    A new application for Statiflo’s gas dispersion systems could be rolled out across power plants in China following a successful pilot project at a site in Henan province. We designed systems for the ozonisation of cooling tower water at the plant. Now the project has passed a technical appraisal by the China Electricity Council, which said it achieved ...


    By Statiflo International Ltd.

  • Petroleum Association of Japan Oil Spill Workshop

    On 14 February 2020, the Director, José Maura, participated in an oil spill workshop organised by the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) and funded by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.  As part of the workshop, entitled ‘Developments in the oil spill response structure in South-eastern Asia’, the Director delivered a presentation on recent ...

  • Updated USCG type approval with 2 hours hold time and IECEX coverage

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received amended US Coast Guard type approval certificate with just 2 hours minimum hold time restriction in US waters, demonstrating its superior performance. Furthermore, the amended certificate allows installation in hazardous areas. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Visit to Steamship Mutual P&I Club

    The Director, José Maura and Head of Claims, Liliana Monsalve were invited to visit the London office of Steamship Mutual P&I Club on 23 January 2020.  They delivered a presentation on the international liability and compensation regime, the role of the IOPC Funds and more specifically, the claims handling process. The Club and the Fund have worked in close cooperation in the ...

  • Exxon and P&G using OS Products

    Companies in the US are using the Oil Solutions to clean oil stains, oil odor, oil sheen/rainbow oil in soil and on water.  From small towing companies to large companies Like Exxon and P&G.  I was told recently the OS powder picks up hydraulic oil & diesel faster cheaper and easier than any other product, like oil pads or oil dry.  The OS liquid is being used to clean old ...

  • Compliance with ISO 14001

    SIGEVAL, S. A. is concerned about Environmental Performance. We have an Environmental Managament systems implemented according to ISO 14001. In 2019, as a part of prevention of Pollution, we reduced the next green indicators: Reduction of consume of paper Reduction of consume of wood and cardboard as packing. Reduction of hazardous waste “used oil”, “polluted ...


    By Sigeval S.A

  • How Could A Rubber Recycling Machine Available For Sale Benefit Your Business?

    Are you able to really recycle rubber and transform it into fuel? You might have just believed that recycling tires was just for tire companies seeking to make more tires. Yet there are many companies out there using these recycling plants to generate products for profit. You could potentially buy a rubber recycling machine ...

  • Increased efficiency at Sappi Alfeld

    At its site in Alfeld, Sappi uses an acidic magnesium bisulphite process to produce high-quality bleached TCF pulp for the purposes of making special paper. The company is currently facing challenges in relation to the reduction of chemical oxygen demand in wastewater as well as reduced performance of the evaporation system in recent years. At the same time, it is looking to boost efficiency and ...


    By GIG Karasek GmbH

  • IOPC Funds deliver training to new ITOPF staff

    On 28 November 2019, the IOPC Funds’ Claims Department delivered a one-day training course to a number of new ITOPF technical staff, at the Funds’ headquarters in London. The Claims team presented on the liability and compensation regime for oil pollution damage resulting from spills of persistent oil from tankers. In particular, the course covered the admissibility criteria of claims ...

  • Spill boom deployment around a capsized ship

    Ship wrecks are an unfortunate reality in the ever expanding global marketplace.  Weather, inexperienced or inattentive crews, and equipment failures can all be contributing factors.  When ships do sink, capsize, or run aground, and immediate concern is the likliehood of the escape of oil, fuel, and other hydrocarbons that can have a negative impact on the environment.  The damage ...


    By Texas Boom Company

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