Oil Spills News

  • 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

  • What to do in the case of a Peracetic Acid spill

    Small spill: Dilute with water and mop up, or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. If necessary: Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. Large Spill: Flammable liquid, Oxidizing material, Organic peroxide. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Stop leak if without ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Oil Spill Eater II science of Enzymatic Bioremediation presented to Clean Gulf Conference

    The science behind Oil Spill Eater II, enzymatic bioremediation was presented at the 2016 Clean Gulf Conference by Dr Samarco of the Louisiana Under Water Marine Consortium, in conjunction with the Earth Organization, and Restco of Canada. The science covered discussed efficay, low toxicity, and the safety in regards to human exposure. See link to the PDF/ video presentation at this ...

  • OPEC members fail to reconcile differences as oil price recovery hangs in the balance

    OPEC officials failed to reach an accord on production cuts ahead of a critical meeting this week, putting the fate of a long-awaited price recovery in jeopardy. Tensions were high early this week ahead of OPEC’s Wednesday meeting in Vienna, as top exporter Saudi Arabia has suggested output curbs were not essential to rebalance oil markets. That marks a reversal from what was being said in ...

  • 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 ...

  • EnviroSpill 2017 Conference and Exhibition

    RECSO EnviroSpill will be held from 10 - 12 April 2017 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Comprising an international ...

  • Kingspan Titan Extends Product Range in Premium Oil Tank Sector

    Kingspan Titan, the global leader in Energy Storage Solutions, has just launched the latest addition to its slimline oil tank portfolio.   The ESSL1000 has a total footprint of only 1.52m2 and offers safe and secure heating oil storage at premises where space is limited and access restrictions may apply.   “The ESSL1000 has an exceptional ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Ohmsett Staff to Exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition

    Ohmsett, The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition November 2-3, 2016 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Clean Gulf will present discussions on solutions for inland, offshore, and coastal spill preparedness and response. It provides a forum for stakeholders involved ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Oil Spill Response Planning in the Pacific Northwest

    What is the rule? Chapter 173-186 of the State of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) establishes oil spill contingency plan, drill and equipment verification requirements, and provisions for inspection of records for owners and operators of railroads required to submit oil spill contingency plans under chapter 90.56 Revised Code of Washington (RCW), and for the response contractors that ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Major motion picture Deepwater Horizon to bullfrogpower all advance screenings in Canada with 100 per cent clean energy

    Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Canadian distributor, Elevation Pictures, are announcing a new partnership that will see advance screenings of Deepwater Horizon – a major motion picture on one of the largest oil spills in human history – bullfrogpowered with 100 per cent clean, renewable power. The movie depicts the thrilling story of ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • contec Oil Mist Separator (COMS) type 8.000/762-G08 is installed at Noor III project

    The 150 MW Noor III CSP project is a greenfield IPP to be developed as the third project for the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) in a series of several planned developments at the Ouarzazate Solar Complex. NOOR 3 is a CSP tower, with a capacity of 150 MW and 7 hours of storage. contec Oil Mist Separators (COMS)/Oil Mist Eliminators for the extraction and ...

  • 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

  • RIO OLYMPICS PROTECTED BY SPECTREX

    SAFE automatic fire detection and suppression system by Spectrex installed in Plasan’s successful Guarder armored vehicle,helping secure2016 Rio Olympics.It is equipped with most advanced optical detectors,providing fastest response time,highest false alarm immunity, alongside homogeneous efficient suppression agent dispersion,helping protect security forces and vehicles. For more ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • SEAMOR Marine Helps Recover Sunken Local Tugboat

    When two tugboats collided off the coast of Nanaimo in late May 2016, SEAMOR Marine Ltd. was quick on the scene to offer help. The accident occurred the evening of May 24, 2016 in the south of Nanaimo between Duke Point and Gabriola Island. Two tug boats were running alongside one another, when one ship, the C.T. Titan, swerved and crashed into the smaller Albern tug. Two crew members were safely ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • DESMI Ocean Guard receives ATEX certification

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that notified body DEKRA EXAM GmbH on 9th June 2016 issued ATEX certificate for its RayClean-EX ballast water treatment system. This means the system can now be installed directly in hazardous areas onboard tanker vessels. DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that notified body DEKRA EXAM GmbH on 9th June 2016 issued ATEX certificate for its ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

    Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, today set in motion a $1 billion clean-up and restoration programme of the Ogoniland region in the Niger Delta, announcing that financial and legislative frameworks had been put in place to begin implementing recommendations made by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  Speaking at an event in ...

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Assists Science Fair Winner

    Alana Tessman, a talented high school sophomore from Kernville, California, took second-place with her presentation at the Kern County Science Fair 2016.  Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments’ Chumin Campos was happy to help her with her produced water research. Alana, who lived in New Orleans during the Deepwater Horizon disaster, witnessed marine life suffering from the ...

  • Swiss Environmental Leader, Videsa SA., Adopts Road Sweepings Recycling Technology from CDEnviro

    A new centre for treatment and recovery of waste from road sweepings will be operational in Sion, Switzerland in 2016. Videsa SA. is an environmental remediation company situated in a picturesque area of Valais, nestled into the foot of the Swiss Alps. The family-run business has been operational for over 45 years and is the leading waste management company in its area. The company services the ...


    By CDEnviro

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