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  • 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

  • EU Energy Directives to Invigorate Chemicals and Materials Market in Smart Grid Infrastructure, Says Frost & Sullivan

    Pushed by EU Commission directives and projected capacity growth in renewable energy generation, the European chemicals and materials market in smart grid infrastructure is poised for high growth. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), Chemicals and Materials Market in Smart Grid ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • MOE presents: provincial water monitoring networks

    Dave Rudolph – "Emerging Needs for Temporal and Spatial Data Precision" Dave Rudolph, with the University of Waterloo, started the symposium off with a very thought provoking presentation on the value of data. Dave used case studies to illustrate how different factors impact the quantity and quality of water resources, and how a small change can affect these conditions quickly and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • CO2 Monitoring Capability Makes a Giant Step Forward for Oil Industry

    CO2 injection into oil reservoirs has been used extensively in the oil field and is recognized as a leading Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technique. At the forefront of this effort is SR02020’s PRO 3D VSP advanced seismic ...


  • SamplePro Air-powered Pumps Become World Leader In Portable Groundwater Sampling

    Ann Arbor, MI — Sample Pro® bladder pumps from QED Environmental Systems have rapidly become the leading portable groundwater sampling pumps worldwide, used from Alaska to Australia and beyond to collect samples for environmental monitoring. The key reason for the Sample Pro's growing popularity is that its no- tool, twist-apart design for simple cleaning makes it easy to comply with the latest ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Nielsen Environmental Field School announces spring 2009 field course schedule

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School will host 9 state-of-the-science field courses across the U.S. from late February through late May, 2009. Each course features field sessions in which students use state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to collect, process and analyze samples. Courses, dates and locations include the following:The Environmental Sampling Field Course (covering every aspect ...

  • ISCR-Enhanced bioremediation accelerates groundwater cleanup at active manufacturing facility

    In the winter of 2008, full-scale in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) was implemented as a removal action at the Siltronic Corporation site in Portland, OR, to treat a source area contaminated by releases of TCE. The source area was considered to be the portion of the site with concentrations of TCE in groundwater greater than 11,000 µg/L, suggesting the presence of TCE as DNAPL. ...


  • Frost & Sullivan projects smart technology to fuel double-digit growth in European HEMS and BEMS Markets

    The home and building energy management systems (HEMS/BEMS) markets face push factors, such as EU Directives that support smart technology in energy monitoring and management, as well as pull factors from the demand side as technology improves and becomes more easily available. Together with rising prices of energy, these two factors will lead the HEMS and BEMS market to double-digit growth over ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Successful field-trial remediation of 1,2-DCA and VC contaminated groundwater in Northern Italy

    The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise for treatment of contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater environments, is proud to announce that laboratory and field tests recently conducted in Italy resulted in its patented EHC® In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR) biotechnology being selected over RegenOx® (Regenesis) In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) for its ability ...


  • Pedestrians enjoy car-free Times Square

    The usual crush of traffic in Times Square gave way to pedestrian glee Sunday as a five-block stretch of Broadway was converted into a pedestrian mall for the rest of the year as part of a city traffic experiment One of two new no-car zones created along Broadway by Mayor Michael Bloomberg (the other promenade will stretch from 33rd to 35th streets on Broadway at Herald Square, near Macy’s), the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CARBON FORUM ASIA 2009 to address key issues gathering momentum in today’s US Climate Policy

    The last day of September 2009 was a momentous day for climate policy in the US: Senators Barbara Boxer of California and John Kerry of Massachusetts introduced their long-awaited comprehensive cap-and-trade bill. At the same time, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Final Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule. These developments as well as crucial questions in the run up ...


  • First use of HRC in Scotland wins BAE Systems chairman`s award for innovation

    REGENESIS and BAE Systems Real Estate Solutions, Environmental Services (Bishopton, UK) have been awarded the prestigious 2010 Chairman’s Bronze Award for Innovation by BAE Systems, UK. The award recognizes the first use in Scotland of Hydrogen Release Compound (HRC), an advanced, non-toxic bioremediation technology developed and marketed by REGENESIS, to provide in situ remediation of ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Time to stop losing ocean data to vandalism

    More must be done to prevent damage of ocean data buoys that costs money, vital data — and lives, say Sidney Thurston and M. Ravichandran. The global community relies on a rapidly expanding ocean observing network to understand the climate and ecosystems, to help warn against ocean-borne hazards such as tsunamis and storm surges caused by cyclones, and to support sea rescue ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Metals Remediation Compound (MRC) wins 2004 innovation award at European environmental conference

    Regenesis, a leading developer of accelerated bioremediation technologies, announces that its Metals Remediation Compound (MRC), a new, dual-purpose injectable compound for the low-cost remediation of both dissolved metals and chlorinated solvents in groundwater, was awarded the ICU Innovation Award. This prestigious award is presented annually at International Clean Up (ICU) in Birmingham, ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Davey: Big energy companies must put customers in control

    Consumers will find it easier to switch and get the best deal, forcing energy companies to compete much more actively for their custom, as part of reforms to ensure the energy market is truly competitive and working in the public interest, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced today. Mr Davey announced plans to make switching simpler and quicker, and a new probe into energy ...

  • Developing Countries Face $2.5 Trillion Annual Investment Gap in Key Sustainable Development Sectors, UNCTAD Report Estimates

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are currently being formulated by the United Nations and a wide range of stakeholders, will require a step-change in both public and private investment in developing countries, if an estimated annual $2.5 trillion funding gap is to be filled, UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2014 argues. The report, which is subtitled Investing in the SDGs: An ...

  • Demanufacturing could become the new manufacturing

    As well as being taught the three Rs of reading, writing and arithmetic, schoolchildren nowadays learn new three Rs: reduce waste, re-use and recycle. But now there is a fourth ‘R' that manufacturers must learn: re-design. Companies that ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment To invest in clean air means to invest in our future Launch of EEA`s `Air Quality in Europe` – 2012 report Brussels, 24 September 2012

    Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today. First of all, thank you Bas (Eickhout) for hosting this event. And thank you also Jackie (McGlade) for your interesting perspectives. The air quality report of the European Environment Agency provides a useful review of the successes we have achieved with EU air quality legislation, but it is also a powerful reminder of the scale of the ...

  • UK sets out US$100bn global climate deal manifesto

    “This is a make or break time for our climate and our future”, UK Climate and Energy Secretary Ed Miliband said this week as the Government for the first time ever set out its detailed position ahead of global climate talks. And making a keynote speech aimed at unblocking the most contentious area of the talks, Prime Minister Gordon Brown broke new ground among world leaders in setting out how ...


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