Ground Gas Monitoring News

  • New NIR Borescope Enables Continuous Reformer Temperature Measurement

    AMETEK Land has released the new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR for industrial gas applications.  The NIR-B 3XR delivers continuous reformer tube wall temperature (TWT) measurement and furnace optimisation and monitoring, allowing highly accurate temperature point ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Customer feedback continues to improve user experience

    Geotech is due to roll out its latest firmware upgrades to its 5000 platform of portable gas analysers for landfill and biogas monitoring.  Based on customer feedback and continuous improvement, Geotech is eager to share the benefits that the latest upgrades offer to landfill and biogas plant operators using Geotech's GA5000, GEM5000 and BIOGAS 5000 analysers.  The positive news for ...


    By Geotech

  • Guidance on earthing, grounding and bonding in the oil and gas industry

    The Energy Institute (EI) Humber branch held its first event of the year at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery Ltd. The presentation was given by branch committee member, Ian Neve, Head of Control & Power, LOR and covered the EI draft guidance on earthing, grounding and bonding in the oil and gas industry, due to be issued later this year. There was good discussion and feedback during and after the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Flooding set to continue into the weekend along Thames and in Somerset

    Windsor, Maidenhead and communities in Surrey warned to expect severe disruption as Thames to rise in places to highest levels for over 60 years Windsor, Maidenhead and communities along the Thames in Surrey remain at high risk of flooding from the Thames today and Thursday – with significant flooding of homes and businesses expected. With further rainfall forecast for today and on Friday ...

  • Further rain, wind and waves to cause continued flood risk this weekend and into next week

    Severe flood warnings are in place on the Dorset coast and Somerset Levels. Further heavy rain expected A severe flood warning is in force as coastal flooding continues to threaten the Dorset coast today (Saturday) and into Sunday, where some communities and defences are vulnerable after this week’s storms. Two severe flood warnings also remain in force for the ...

  • Flood risk across the south west, southern and central England to continue into weekend

    Nine severe flood warnings for coast and rivers in the south west Severe flood warnings are in place today for parts of the south west coast where high sea levels have combined with strong winds and large waves. Today there is a high risk of coastal flooding in Dorset, Devon and of further river flooding on the Somerset Levels and Moors. The south-west, southern and central England is at risk of ...

  • Communities urged to remain vigilant to the continued threat of flooding this weekend

    Communities in the South East are being urged to remain aware of the potential for more river and coastal flooding over the weekend with further heavy rainfall predicted to fall on already saturated ground. This warning comes as high spring tides are also forecast along the south coast from tomorrow (Friday, 31 January) and over the weekend, which could result in Flood Alerts and possibly some ...

  • Environment Agency warns of continued flood risk

    Current situation Communities in Dorset, Oxfordshire, south Wiltshire, Hampshire and along the river Thames are being urged to remain prepared for more flooding today and the remainder of the week. More unsettled weather over the next few days will see rain falling on already saturated ground increasing the chance of flooding. Along Dorset’s south west coast large waves and ...

  • Risk of flooding continues along coast and moves inland to rivers as wet weather leaves ground saturated

    The South and West coast of England and the Severn estuary still remain at risk of coastal flooding throughout the weekend and into the early part of next week. Communities are urged to keep up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings. Parts of the North East coast including Whitby and South Shields could see flooding today, while parts of the south coast could see more coastal flooding ...

  • Breaking New Ground in Gas Detection

    Gas detection specialist Crowcon today celebrated the official ground breaking for its new 40,000 square foot facility at the prestigious Milton Park in Didcot, UK. Having outgrown its current headquarters location in Abingdon, the Milton Park facility will house all existing functions as well as provide extensive customer training and product ...

  • Houston air quality continues to improve

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to find the Houston metro area is on track to attain an important milestone in ozone-pollution reduction. This follows a nearly 25-year trend of decreasing ozone readings for the area, despite significant population growth. The EPA is proposing to approve the State of Texas’ plan for the Houston area to attain the 1997 standard ...

  • New England Had More Smog Days during Recent Summer, but Long-Term Trend of Cleaner Air Continues

    As the 2012 summer ozone season comes to an end, EPA today confirmed that New Englanders experienced a modest increase in the number of poor air quality days this year, compared to 2011. Based on preliminary data collected between April and September, there were 29 days when ozone monitors in New England recorded concentrations above the air quality health standard. By contrast, in 2011 there ...

  • Elgin gas released stopped

    OTAL has announced the gas release from the Elgin platform in the North Sea has been stopped. A dynamic kill operation has successfully used  heavy mud to stem the flow of gas from the G4 well. This is the first stage in the process to permanently seal the well. Monitoring will now take place over the next few days to assess the complete success of the operation. After that, work can begin ...

  • Cleanup Continuing at Location of Crude Oil Spill by ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Cleanup operations were continuing at the site of a spill of crude oil on remote rural property near Torbert LA, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company said today. The oil from the North Line crude pipeline was contained in the immediate area and recovery efforts began on Sunday. Crews used vacuum trucks to recover the oil. Additional resources will be available on Monday ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • Ground-Breaking New FM-801 Formaldehyde Meter

    A reusable sensor cartridge employs the chemical reaction between formaldehyde and ß-diketone on a porous glass. The yellowing that results from this reaction is measured via photoelectric photometry with accurate readings to <20ppb HCHO, without significant cross-sensitivity, making it ideal for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) applications. The unit ‘re-zeros’ between 30-minute ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • City of San Francisco, U.S. EPA break ground on innovative project in san francisco’s bayview neighborhood

    The City of San Francisco and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will today break ground on the Newcomb Avenue Streetscape Model Block Improvement Project, a first of its kind project on the 1700 block of Newcomb Avenue to transform the street block into one of the most sustainable streets in San Francisco. The pilot streetscape improvement project will replace significant areas of concrete ...

  • Continuous Fumigation Monitor Detects Sub TLV Concentrations of Methyl Bromide

    A continuous gas monitoring system designed to detect and measure sub threshold limit value (TLV) concentrations of methyl bromide is now available from PureAire Monitoring Systems. Extremely sensitive and highly specific, the PureAire Air check Advantage Methyl Bromide Monitoring System is capable of low 0.5 parts-per-million (PPM) detection of this highly toxic chemical. Designed for use in ...

  • World Health Organisation’s William Angell is keynote speaker at VOCs and Ground Gas Conference

    The World Health Organisation’s Professor William Angell, who chairs the International Radon Project, is the keynote speaker at this year’s VOCs and Ground Gases Conference: Sampling, Risk Assessment and Remediation. The conference, held in London’s ICO Conference Centre on 18th November 2009, will highlight the current best practices in laboratory sampling, safety, risk assessment, remediation, ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • New ground gas monitor provides continuous data

    Ion Science introduce GasClam, the first gas monitor to give continuous, unmanned ground-gas data collection. Its ability to log long-term, real trend information is a revolution in gas management and risk prediction allowing informed decisions to be made on accurate, reliable data. As more landfill gas to energy projects are undertaken, GasClam becomes an indispensible tool in evaluating gas ...


    By Ion Science

  • Action needed on ground-level ozone

    Air pollution caused by ground-level ozone will become a serious threat to human health and food security within the next century unless action is taken on a global scale, according to a recent report. Ozone is a significant air pollutant and important greenhouse gas, third only to carbon dioxide and methane in terms of impact on the climate. It is a powerful oxidant that exacerbates conditions ...

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