Hydrocarbons Monitoring News

  • Gas leaks fuel climate change

    A leading authority on the effects of methane in the atmosphere has called for a new drive to cut gas leaks from pipelines and wells. Euan Nisbet, professor of Earth sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, says that ever more sensitive detection equipment using global satellite positioning systems has made it ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Central Europe team relocates to bigger premises due to growth

    Following the opening of our new office in Germany last year to support customers in Central Europe, the team has recently relocated to a larger office to manage continuing growth. The move to the new office follows a busy period of trading in the first half of the year and will enable us to efficiently meet the increased demand for our vibration monitoring solutions from the Central ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • New deal on VOC emissions analysers

    The German manufacturer of gas analysers SK Elektronik (SKE), has appointed Quantitech as its exclusive UK distributor. SKE is a leading global provider of gas analysers based on the principle of Flame Ionisation Detection (FID). Key applications for the company’s analysers include emissions monitoring, process gas monitoring, and the monitoring of abatement efficiency and emissions from ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Interference-free measurement of aromatic hydrocarbons for pollution control and environmental monitoring

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently toughened air pollution standards to further control toxic air emissions emitted by petroleum refineries. The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air pollutants, such as benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The MOCON, Inc. - Baseline ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • NFA! A.G. Wassenaar Achieves Success at Colorado Car Dealership

    I’ve been telling hundreds of versions of this same story with different names and locations for more than 14 years. I never get tired of it! The site is a former gas station that operated from 1959 until approximately 1978. The property was purchased in 1984 and the underground storage tanks were removed in 1985. A car dealership currently operates on the property. While doing some ...

  • Rotork Schischek simplifies petrochemical sampling and analysis

    Rotork Schischek compact explosionproof valve actuators have been selected as the reliable solution for a critical petrochemical analysis process. Ecopetrol is the largest petroleum company in Colombia, engaged in oil and gas exploration, production and refining. The company uses Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) to perform quantitative sampling separation of hydrocarbons. The process separates ...


    By Rotork

  • Mercaptans and hydrogen sulfide in crude oil as per ASTM D3227 and UOP163

    In the refining process of crude oil, sulfur compounds are present throughout the entire boiling range of the hydrocarbons. In order to prevent corrosion of pipes and meet the specifications for the final products, various desulfurization treatments are used. The 2045TI ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • GREET Model Expanded to Better Address Biofuel Life-Cycle Analysis Research Questions

    The Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model allows researchers and analysts to fully evaluate the energy and emission impacts of advanced vehicle technologies and new transportation fuels. Argonne National Laboratory recently released a new version of GREET, funded in part by the U.S. Department of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Hot Off The Press: To Detect and To Protect

    Many oil and gas installations, especially oil rigs and FPSOs, are located in areas with harsh weather conditions, such as in the North Sea or Alaska. Although a different area of the world, similar tough surroundings are faced at the other end of the spectrum where there is extreme sunlight and high temperatures coupled with occasional sand storms. In all of these locations and many ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Gulf of Mexico oil spill exposed Peregrine falcon species to harmful hydrocarbons

    Migrating tundra peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus tundrius) experienced increased levels of harmful hydrocarbons in their blood following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study finds. Blood from juvenile females was found to have the highest levels of contamination. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which lasted from April 20 to July 15 2010, dumped 4.9 million ...

  • CHROMATOTEC® Gold Sponsor of ISPAC 2015

    CHROMATOTEC® is proud to support 2015 International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds conference, ISPAC 2015, to be held on September 13-17, 2015, at the "Cité Mondiale Convention Centre" in Bordeaux, France. ISPAC 2015 will bring together researchers worldwide and focus on the research of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (PACs) on multiple fronts of analytical ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Mercury Marine`s environmental stewardship

    A recent expansion at Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac Wisconsin has caught the attention of professionals in the energy and environmental industries.   At an event this past May, the Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE) showcased Mercury's new process equipment and pollution control system.  The 75 attendees consisted of facility engineers, plant managers, project managers, ...

  • Wilks expanding Video FAQs for InfraCal Analyzers

    While a picture may be worth a thousand words, a video can be invaluable for helping customers out with frequently asked questions. Wilks is expanding a series of 2-3 minute “how to” videos. Below is a sampling of some that have been completed. Did you know Wilks now has an ASTM compliant instrument for measuring percent biodiesel blend in diesel fuel? ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Updated Statistics for Hydrocarbon Leaks Now Available

    The Energy Institute (EI), in partnership with the Oil & Gas UK, has published the sixth edition of its Pipeline and Riser Loss of Containment (PARLOC) report, containing statistics from a 12-year operating period. The ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Innovative Surfactant System Formulations for LNAPL Recovery

    Tersus is the worldwide distributor of the leading surfactant technology, TASK™ (Tersus Advanced Surface Kinetics) and related products, including the patented methods for in situ surfactant and chemical oxidation flushing (US Patent Nos. 6,913,419 and 7,021,863). Our anionic surfactant formulations have the unique ability to selectively desorb and liberate sorbed petroleum ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • You Are Invited to the Practical Guide to Scrubber Systems Seminar 2015!

    We at Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments are  pleased to invite you to the A Practical Guide to Scrubber Systems seminar on 27 - 28 January 2015 in London. The seminar provides a cost and performance analysis of exhaust gas cleaning systems. Amongst the expert speakers, our President, Gary Bartman, has been announced to speak at the seminar.  Click here to view the event ...

  • President of Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Announced to Speak at The 25th Annual Produced Water Society Seminar 2015!

    The President of Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Gary Bartman, will be one of the guest speakers at the 25th Annual Produced Water Society Seminar 2015.  The seminar will take place at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake in Houston, TX from January 13-15, 2015.  The Produced Water Society is a collection of engineers and industry professionals with the common purpose to study and ...

  • Flying high on CO2

    If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The aviation industry is growing so quickly that its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are expected on present trends to triple globally by 2050. The industry itself is committed to reducing its emissions, but ...


    By Climate News Network

  • URS & RPI Group Celebrate Top Remediation Award in UK

    RPI would like to congratulate URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited for winning the Brownfield Briefing Award in the Best In-Situ Treatment category. The Brownfield Briefing Awards have become the flagship event for the brownfield community and winning an award is one of the highest industry accolades a company can receive. The annual awards recognize technical and conceptual ...

  • Announcing A Successful 2014 International Dealer Training Service Seminar

    The Service Training Seminar took place November 10th – 14th, 2014 in Fresno, CA. The seminar consisted of four days, which included two days of orientation and classroom training, and two full days of hands on instrument training for Service Engineers. The goal of the specialized Service Training Seminar was to make it easier for Services Engineers to understand the ...

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