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  • Chilean Government Agency Selects the PetroSense Portable Hydrocarbon Analyzer for its Environmental Monitoring

    PetroSense (FCI Environmental, Inc.), the leader in Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) monitoring systems, has been selected by the Superintendence of the Environment (SMA) of Chile.  The SMA is the equivalent of the Environmental Protection Agency in the US. The mission of the SMA is to lead strategically and promote compliance with environmental management tools within their competence ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • Tech Corner

    When Polychem purchased its Tinius Olsen tensile test machine in 2009, it came with a 3- point bend test fixture suitable for testing small coupons per the ASTM D-790 test specification. Polychem used this fixture for developing a baseline for flight coupon testing in advance of an engineering experiment to determine the long-term chemical effects of BTEX compounds (Benzene, Toluene, ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Natural Gas: Complete Analytical Solution

    Chromatotec® has developed in its Research & Development laboratories, a new instrument for hydrocarbon (C1-C6+) measurements and calorific values as well as WOBBE index computation. This analyzer is based on chromatography principle using a Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD). The sample will be separated into the column and quantified by the detector. A difference of thermal ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • 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 ...

  • Fingerprinting method identifies petroleum contamination age and type

    Sitelab's fingerprinting procedure helps to identify the age or type of contamination on its clients' site at a fraction of the cost compared to conventional laboratory forensic testing. Field screening fingerprinting procedure Extract and prepare samples in solvent using Sitelab test kits; soil, sediment, water or oil (NAPL) samples can be analyzed. Test for GRO (BTEX): ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Study by Leading Scientific Consulting Firm Finds No Evidence of Health Dangers for Gulf Coast Cleanup Workers

    A detailed analysis of air quality samples taken in the Gulf of Mexico in the weeks and months following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last year finds no evidence that off-shore cleanup workers there faced health risks from exposure to certain volatile organic chemicals, including benzene. The independent study, undertaken by ChemRisk, a leading scientific consulting ...


    By ChemRisk®

  • MCERTS Certification for ambient air analysis on benzene and VOCs

    Chromatotec® is proud to announce that the FID ins­trument airmoVOC (measurement of benzene but also 12 compounds of the European list between C6 and C12) and the PID instrument airToxic (measurement of Benzene but also BTEX compounds) have obtained MCERTS certification since June 2013. These two MCERTS certifi­cates have been delivered by SIRA Certification Service on behalf of the ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • 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

  • Protect sea-water intakes from oil using turner oil in water monitors

    The protection of Desalination Plants, Open Loop Cooling Water Intakes, Seafood Processing Plants and other seawater users is a special problem during an oil spill or other marine accident. Potential pollution sources include crude oil drilling and production, ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, and other industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling water discharges. Low ...

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