Hydrocarbons Monitoring News

  • airmoSCAN xpert PAHs: New Chromatotec® TD GC FID/MS for online and continuous monitoring of PAHs and linear alkanes in ambient air

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are recognized as very toxic group of organic compounds, with documented carcinogenic, mutagenic and teratogenic properties. PAHs are formed as a result of the incomplete combustion of organic materials. They are produced naturally like by wood fire, volcanoes and by human activities like coal and gasoline combustion. They are particularly prevalent in ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments at OTC 2017

    The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry, featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries. This year’s event will be held May 1–4 at NRG Park in Houston, Texas, USA. Please visit Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments in booth #2127 to view the new standard in grab sample analysis, ...

  • Another example of ENMET`s Creative Gas Detection Solutions at work

    ENMET was recently approached by an oil refinery requesting a breathing air system that not only required monitoring Carbon Monoxide (CO), but also oxygen (O2), lower level hydrocarbons and hydrogen sulfide (H2S). The system was to be used in a toxic, multi-work zone, requiring a Class I, Div 2 rating. ENMET engineers designed a custom breathing air system that utilizes an ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Online Oil-in-Water Analyzer

    LAR's QuickOIL is an online OIW analyzer for the determination of oil-in-water (OIW). Since oils and fats consist of carbon compounds, hydrocarbon analyzers are particularly suitable for their reliable detection. In contrast to alternative oil-in-water detectors, that are specialized in the determination of specific ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • New MCERTS certified portable FID emissions analysers

    Quantitech has supplied large numbers of MCERTS approved FID analysers in the UK for many years. These instruments are employed for the monitoring of TOC gas emissions in regulated processes. However, the Bernath 3006 analyser that was supplied for this purpose has been discontinued and Quantitech MD Ken Roberts says: “We are delighted to announce that we have replaced the 3006 with the ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Company Announces First REACH Registration of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

    On October 13, 2016, OCSiAl announced that it is the first manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) to complete Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) registration. According to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New F900 Carbon Monoxide Exhaust Analyzer

    The NEW F900 Carbon Monoxide Exhaust Analyzer is ideal for accurately measuring CO from Forklifts & Small Engines for CO Safety Testing, Compliance Testing, and Engine Tuning & Maintenance.  The F900 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon dioxide could ease drought impacts

    Climate science may have over-estimated the menace of drought in the world of global warming. Because green plants will respond to extra carbon dioxide, the water taken up by the roots could be halved. In effect, the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten the world’s climates could at the same time limit one ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon Monoxide Hazards and Boats Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses carbon monoxide hazards that may exist on some boats.  “The U.S. Coast Guard’s Boating Safety Division states that every boater should be aware of the risks associated with carbon monoxide - what it is; ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Historic England use our Golden Gate to carbon date bone

    Select Science recently ran a story featuring our Golden Gate ATR accessory. Historic England, formerly English Heritage, were prescreening collagen content in archaeological bone samples at Oxford University. Radiocarbon dating of bone samples depends on the integrity of bone collagen, the substance ...


    By Specac Limited

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Functionalized CNTs ( Carbon Nanotubes )

    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated, through a direct final rule, significant new use rules (SNUR) for 55 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN), including functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNT) (generic). EPA states that it determined that any use of the functionalized CNTs without the use of impervious gloves, where there ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New paper in Analytical Chemistry: Select-eV unravels the composition of complex motor oils

    Researchers at Birmingham University have used Markes’ BenchTOF-Select time-of-flight mass spectrometer in combination with two-dimensional gas chromatography (GC×GC) to improve the separation and identification of hydrocarbons in motor oil. The paper, entitled ‘Using variable ionisation energy time-of-flight mass spectrometry with comprehensive GC×GC to identify isomeric ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • 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

  • Distribution deal for oil in water analyser

    Quantitech, the Milton Keynes based instrumentation specialist, has been reappointed by Spectro Scientific as exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for a portable infrared analyser, the InfraCal 2. Based on the original highly popular InfraCal, (formerly manufactured by Wilks Enterprise who were purchased by Spectro in 2013) the latest version offers a host of new features such as multiple ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

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