Methane (CH4) Monitoring News

  • Sale of industrial analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies

    Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology solutions, information and services for industry and research, today announces that it has agreed to sell its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (‘HHT’) for a consideration of £80 million on a cash and debt free basis. HHT will acquire the companies, assets and liabilities that ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Ultraportable CH4/CO2/H2O for natural gas leak detection

    LGR offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use and economical system for natural gas leak detection, quantification and mapping (to Google Earth). Competitive systems consist of costly and delicate equipment and require long-term leases, and expensive software licenses and maintenance contracts. In contrast, LGR’s Natural Gas Leak Detection Systems (NGLD), composed of LGR’s renowned ...

  • Groundwater papers link methane in groundwater to natural sources

    A pair of papers in Groundwater®, NGWA's bimonthly technical publication, finds a high level of methane in water wells from two Texas counties is most likely from shallow natural gas deposits, not natural gas leaks caused by hydraulic fracturing operations in the underlying Barnett Shale.  The research builds on previous studies on well water quality in the Barnett Shale ...

  • USGS Finds Elevated Levels of Arsenic, Radon, Methane in Some Private Wells in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

    Tests of 75 private drinking water wells in Lycoming County, in north-central Pennsylvania, found water from most of the sampled wells contained concentrations of radon that exceeded a proposed, nonbinding health standard for drinking water. Smaller percentages of the wells contained concentrations of arsenic or methane that exceed existing drinking water standards. The US Geological ...

  • NH3 / CH4 detection for biogas injection into the natural gas grid

    Simultaneous detection of two gases increases efficiency while decreasing costs. A single, compact device can accomplish this. Axetris Laser Gas Detectors are capable of measuring ammonia and methane for biogas injection into the natural gas grid. Biogas is a modern energy source independent of the limited supply of fossil fuels. Its production can be adapted to current demand and is, unlike ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Our latest training course on biogas testing equipment!

    Our first training course of the year on biogas testing equipment was held in Lund, Sweden between the 2nd and 3rd of March. This two-day technical course was structured to provide guidance for performing Biochemical Methane Potential (BMP) tests by following different standard protocols, and to allow the ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Oil’s methane emissions higher than feared

    Global methane emissions from oil production between 1980 and 2012 were far higher than previously thought – in some cases, as much as double the amount previously estimated, according to a new scientific study The reason for the discrepancy is simple. The author of the study − which also includes emissions of another gas, ethane − says it is the first to take into account ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Landfill Methane Emission Monitoring

    Methane (CH4) plays a critical role in the radiation balance and chemistry of the atmosphere. The major anthropogenic sources are anaerobic production from landfills, ruminant animals and their waste, release from the mining and use of fossil fuel, burning of biomass, etc.. On average, over the global scale, landfill methane emissions contribute between 10-19% of the anthropogenic methane burden ...

  • EPA seeks comments on GHG analysis of sugar beets for biofuel feedstock

    On January 18, 2017, Christopher Grundler, the Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), signed a notice inviting comment on its analysis of the upstream greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the production of sugar beets for use as ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Guangdong Medical University in China develops a method for non-invasive prostate cancer screening using Renishaw`s inVia confocal Raman microscope

    New research at the Guangdong Medical University suggests a laser-based approach could be the latest breakthrough in prostate cancer detection. The proposed non-invasive blood test uses a combination of two techniques: surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) and a new mathematical analysis technique called support vector machine (SVM). Together, these techniques produce an accuracy up to 98.1 ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Edinburgh Sensors Continue to Commit to Customer Safety and Convenience

    Edinburgh Sensors was founded in 1988 and from then we have committed ourselves to developing gas sensing technology and equipment to the highest levels for all our customers. Since the 1940s Non-dispersive Infrared (NDIR) sensing has become an important, safe, reliable and accurate method for the detection of gases such as CO, CO2, ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Training Course for performing BMP tests

    By joining our 2-day technical training on BMP tests, and increasingly recognized tools for selecting and pricing biomass material for production of biogas, the participants of the course had the opportunity to gain profound knowledge on: Recommendations concerning the parameters that strongly influence the outcome of BMP tests (i.e. inoculum characteristics, substrate preparation, experimental ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • LGD F200 Platform 2 – “More Possibilities” for field use

    In mid-2016, Axetris launched the Platform 2 of the popular LGD F200, with a range of improvements that offer “more possibilities” for use in real-world applications. One such possibility is to configure an additional relay output and alarm available as an analog output. ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Environnement S.A has launched 8 new products at Pollutec

    1. Air quality: ecodesign, operational cost reduction & best metrology, now for sales Leading player in the environmental monitoring, Environnement S.A has launched a new generation of eco-designed analyzers. Dedicated to the measurement of pollutants such as O3, CO and SO2 the e-Series analyzers O342e, CO12e and AF22e are QAL1 certified by the German TÜV and approved by ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • 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

  • Economic Analysis to underpin a new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme in Ireland

    109997 – 20161014 – Economic Analysis to underpin a new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme in Ireland Publication date:  14-10-2016 Response deadline:  07-11-2016 12:00   Irish time ...

  • Where Does it Go? New Method Evaluates Fate of Methane Released into Streams

    A new method for determining stream methane emissions at the watershed scale has been developed by scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Utah, North Carolina State University and Ohio State University. Methane has a global greenhouse gas warming potential of up to 28 – 36 times that of carbon dioxide, and can be ...

  • Extended Campaign - LaserGas iQ² with a great discount!

    LaserGas iQ² is referred to as a Laser Based Gamechanger and is the first analyzer to Measure Five in One! A significant breakthrough at NEO Monitors research division, allows global industries to measure four gases and temperature with just one device. This cutting-edge instrument delivers vast benefits and reduced cost for industries requiring the most accurate analysis of ...


    By NEO Monitors AS

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methane

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a total of $13 million that will be awarded to twelve, multi-year research projects intended to develop cost efficient and effective ways to mitigate methane emissions from natural gas pipeline and storage infrastructure. Methane is not only a primary component of natural gas, it is also a major greenhouse gas, which is a potential ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • TOC analyzer for pure water

    LAR's QuickTOCpurity is a tailor-made TOC analyzer (total organic carbon) for pure water and ultra pure water. The sample is injected via a special injection loop, avoiding any environmental influences to the sample. The heart of the TOC analyzer is the oven, where the thermal oxidation takes place. It works with the ultra high ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

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