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  • Oil spill monitoring in Western Australia

    EOMAP GmbH & Co has launched several services to support oil spill monitoring using optical satellites. The services were developed for mapping a major ecological disaster: a recent oil spill near the coast of Western Australia.   Oil, gas and condensate started seeping into the Timor Sea on 21st August from a leak 250 kilometres north of Truscott, and 690 kilometres west of ...

  • Crude oil tracking sensors for gulf oil spill

    Chelsea's range of hydrocarbon fluorimeters are being deployed in the Gulf of Mexico to monitor the extent of the oil spill. Originally designed for military use these reliable, robust, high sensitivity fluorimeters have a proven track record of detecting crude and refined oils in a wide range of environments. The UV AQUAtracka and the UviLux are just two of the submersible fluorimeters in ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Jerome 405 considered number one for mercury detection in the offshore oil and gas industry

    The Jerome 405 is redefining the portable mercury vapour analyser market by way of significant performance enhancements and modern communication capabilities combined to create a new option for mercury spill detection and clean up analysis. It is considered the instrument of choice within the UK Oil and Gas industry, with many major oil companies and operators already taking advantage of its ...

  • SDIX Collaborates with Ocean Research & Conservation Association to Address Gulf Oil Spill Toxicity Challenges

    Microtox System Deployed to Assess Water Quality and Toxicity in Gulf Coast NEWARK, Del. - SDIX™ (NASDAQ:SDIX), today announced the company is providing its Microtox® Water Quality System and technical assistance to the Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc. (ORCA) to aid their work as part of the Gulf Oil Spill response effort. The new system will augment and increase the ...


  • Modern Water introduces oil in water monitor into US market

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently launched a range of oil in water monitoring products in the United States and has supplied a Multisensor 1200 volatile organic compound (VOC) monitor to Glendive Water Treatment Plant in Montana to ensure safe drinking water for around 6,000 people. ...

  • Pipeline that leaked wasn`t equipped with auto shut-off

    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • BP pushes technical limits to tap extreme fields

    BP's strategy after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy: Go deeper. BP is leading an industry-wide push to develop technology that can retrieve oil from formations that are so deep under the sea floor, and under such high pressure and temperature, that conventional equipment would melt or be crushed by the conditions. One BP field in the Gulf of Mexico, called Tiber, makes the Macondo field that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Evok Innovations Announces Winner of Cleantech Pitch Session at GLOBE 2016

    Evok Innovations ("Evok"), announced late yesterday the winner of the Cleantech Pitch Session, FREDsense Technologies at the GLOBE 2016 Innovation Expo—the exposition portion of North America's largest and most influential sustainable-business leadership summit. FREDsense Technologies develops biosensors that detect contaminants in water. Founded by a team of biochemists that are passionate ...


    By GLOBE Series

  • Baseline-MOCON’s new piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensor series offers compact size, superior VOC analysis

    Lyons, CO  — Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO) launches two new patented piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensors for portable and stationary gas monitors.  The new generation sensors are ideal for instrumentation manufacturers who want to add state-of-the art, low-level volatile organic compound (VOC) detection to their portable or stationary monitor.  The ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Pollution early-warning system

    Current alarm at the massive oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico emphasises the problem of marine pollution and how difficult it is to evaluate. The North Sea has been the test-bed for the highly advanced pollution early-warning system MERMAID during the last 20 years; this development is now aiding marine authorities around the world to keep seas clean. MERMAID (Marine Environmental ...

  • Space radar techniques for land mapping

    Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor land and buildings from small aircraft. The radar can monitor structures such as dams, harbours, canals and buildings, leading to maps for urban planning, territory surveillance and cadastral ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

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