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  • FCI Environmental, Inc. announces the introduction of their real time TPH (and BTEX in particular) monitors

    FCI Environmental, Inc., the manufacturer of the PetroSense line of revolutionary optical hydrocarbon sensors, announced the introduction of their real time TPH (and BTEX in particular) monitors. The PetroSentry system offers both a portable spot-check and a continuous monitoring solutions for detecting and monitoring the presence of BTEX in water. With the increase in oil and gas drilling, and ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • PetroSense line of revolutionary optical hydrocarbon sensors

    FCI Environmental, Inc., the manufacturer of the PetroSense line of revolutionary optical hydrocarbon sensors, announced the introduction of their real time TPH (and BTEX in particular) monitors. The PetroSentry system offers both a portable spot-check and a continuous monitoring solutions for detecting and monitoring the presence of BTEX in water. ...


    By PetroSense, 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 ...

  • 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®

  • 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

  • CMT simplifies Vapor intrusion monitoring

    Vapor intrusion refers to the movement of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into the indoor air of overlying buildings. The most common source is groundwater or soil contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs emit vapors that migrate into pore spaces of the soil and upward into the overlying environment. Generally, vapors enter buildings through cracks and openings in the ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • VOC Emissions from Coal Mine Ventilation Shafts

    Recently the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) sent a letter asking coal mines in the state of Colorado to quantify the emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and sulfur compounds on an annual basis.  According to the letter, the Air Pollution Control Division (APCD) of the CDPHE has a concern that mine shafts and methane drainage wells, which exist for ...

  • CMT for high resolution vapor intrusion monitoring

    Background Vapor intrusion refers to the movement of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into the indoor air of overlying buildings. The most common source is groundwater or soil contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs emit vapors that migrate into pore spaces of the soil and upward into the overlying environment. Generally, vapors enter buildings through cracks and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Maxxam adds training videos to online customer resource centre

    Maxxam is pleased to announce the addition of six training videos to its online customer resource centre. Incorporating hundreds of hours of collaborative input from scientific and customer service specialists across Canada, the videos are designed to help customers learn and follow best practices for environmental sample collection and delivery. “We have ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • 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

  • EPA to Begin Removal Action at Iowa-Nebraska Light and Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site in Norfolk, Neb.

    The Removal Action for the Iowa-Nebraska Light & Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site will begin on Jan. 20, 2014. The project will consist of building demolition, soil excavation and backfilling operations located at the corner of Norfolk Avenue and 7th Street, in Norfolk, Neb. The site work will result in closure of the southbound lane of 7th Street between Norfolk and Madison ...

  • New Life for Contaminated Land in Croydon UK

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat are currently undertaking the installation of a Soil Mixed Reactive Barrier System (SMRBS) at a former coal gasification site in Croydon UK for Barratt (Kent) in what will form a forward thinking and exciting new site 5.3ha combined Commercial and Residential property project. Working alongside Piling Contractor Miller Piling and Consultant ...


  • 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

  • PetroSense Announces the Integration of their Digital Hydrocarbon Probe (DHP) with Commercial Dataloggers Using the SDI-12 Protocol

    PetroSense (FCI Environmental, Inc.), the leader in Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) monitoring systems and the creator of the revolutionary Fiber Optic Chemical Sensor (FOCS), announced today the integration of the PetroSense Digital Hydrocarbon Probe (DHP) with commercial dataloggers that support Serial Data Interface at 1200 Baud (SDI-12). With this new integration capability, it just became ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • 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

  • Heat exchanger monitoring and protection using UV fluorescence technology

    Fluorescence oil in water measurement technology uses ultraviolet and near ultraviolet light to cause the chemicals in various oils, fuels and heat transfer fluids to fluoresce. Fluorescence is the emission of light energy from molecules that are excited by the UV light. Fluorescence is a well known and understood measurement technology that is specific to oils and fuels or specific dyes and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Learn More About our Project Consultancy at AQE 2013

    Formerly known as MCERTS show, the 7th in the series titled Air Quality & Emissions Show 2013 (AQE) will look at both emissions to air monitoring and industrial emissions monitoring. Across the 2 days there are over 50 exhibitors as well as a series of free workshops and talks. After the success of 2011 MCERTS event a1-cbiss are returning for the bi-annual event in 2013. Teaming with ...


    By a1-cbiss

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