Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) Articles

  • ISA LDAR Symposium goes to 11

    As the dust settles on an ISA LDAR Symposium where we experienced record attendance (261), a record number of exhibitors (33), and an informative program delivered by insightful presenters, I’d like to take a moment to say thank you to everyone. I have had the privilege of serving as chairperson and moderator of 11 ISA LDAR Symposiums over the past ten years. I recapped some highlights of ...


    By InspectionLogic Corporation

  • You get what you pay for

    I had to call an electrician out to the house several months ago. After our initial conversation it took a couple more phone calls and a few more days before he actually showed up to do the work. Two hours and a few hundred dollars later and he was gone. The next day I had a small fire in my garage. What does this have to do with Leak Detection and Repair? Just like I did when hiring the ...


    By InspectionLogic Corporation

  • Plant Services, Inc. uses ESS software to save companies hundreds of thousands of Dollars

    Thomas Thayer, president of Plant Services, Inc. (PSI), a Worden, Montana environmental management consulting firm, was excited about the opportunity to develop a new business relationship. A local factory manager was having trouble with an inefficient internal leak detection and repair (LDAR) system. As the factory manager explained his situation, Thayer smiled because he knew PSI was about to ...


    By IHS Markit

  • DAK Americas saves US$150,000 annually and transforms LDAR monitoring program into profit center

    Work smarter, not harder' has long been the goal at DAK Americas' polyethylene terephthalate resins (PET) ethylene glycol and monomers refining plant in Leland, North Carolina. Recently, the facility's environmental team applied that philosophy to the management of fugitive emissions information using FEMS Express™ software from ESS and achieved remarkable results. Like many chemical plants in ...


    By IHS Markit

  • LDAR Data Management Wish List - “Now It’s Possible”

    Abstract: Spending countless hours jousting with databases and reports trying to get information that makes sense. Data entry piling up from monitoring done months ago. Technicians standing around because they can’t load their data loggers. Auditors. For years I contemplated what it would take to help me rise up above all of this. I had databases. What I needed was an LDAR “data management ...


    By InspectionLogic Corporation

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