Hydrocarbons Monitoring News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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