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  • Flare Flowmeter Validates Calibration

    Ideal For Refineries, PetroChemical Plants, Biogas, Offshore Platforms, Wellheads, Tank Farms, Fossil-Fuel Power Plants, Ship-to-Shore Offloading FCI has enhanced its GF03 Flare Flowmeter with an industry exclusive new VeriCal™ in-situ calibration verification kit. This new kit is designed to meet emerging extensions to environmental agency regulations that will require installed calibration ...

  • New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

    Biogas Technology Ltd has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites.   The innovative  low-calorific gas flare has been successfully piloted as part of the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Flare Gas White Paper Explores Flow Metering Challenges

    Sierra Instruments, a leading global mass flow instrument manufacturer, announces their new flare gas measurement white paper available now for free download. Sierra’s new white paper offers oil & gas company decision makers, facilities managers and ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • ABUTEC awarded enclosed flare project at the World's largest wastewater treatment plant

    ABUTEC was selected to supply two (2) High Temperature Enclosed Flares (HTF) to the world's largest wastewater treatment plant! ABUTEC, an acronym for Advanced Burner Technologies, is an international manufacturer of Environmentally Friendly Combustion Solutions. ABUTEC specializes in offering high efficiency, low emission, burners and flares to various industry segments and applications. ABUTEC ...


  • AMETEK Develops FlarePro Mass Spectrometer for Flare Gas Combustion Monitoring

    New rules for flare stack combustion from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to take effect in early 2019 include additional monitoring and analysis requirements that make it necessary for refinery operators to quickly and accurately determine the heat values of flare stack gases. Determining the heating values of vent gas is important because sufficient combustible ...

  • U.S. announces innovative clean air agreement for industrial flares with Marathon Petroleum Company

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice today announced an innovative environmental agreement with Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Company that already has significantly reduced air pollution from all six of the company’s petroleum refineries. In a first for the refining industry, Marathon has agreed to state-of-the-art controls on combustion devices known ...

  • EPA updates clean air act standards for flares and process heaters at petroleum refineries

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing common-sense standards informed by important input from stakeholders, including industry, for new flares and process heaters at petroleum refineries which maintain important public health benefits while dramatically reducing costs. This final rule, which responds to petitions requesting the agency to reconsider standards issued in 2008, ...

  • Hofstetter provides Jeddah`s landfill gas collection and flaring project under the Clean Development Mechanism

    The Jeddah Old Landfill Gas Capture Project is a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Project generating Certified Emissions Reductions (commonly referred to as carbon credits CER's) which will be traded in Industrialised Countries during the 10 year crediting period. The investor Jeddah Development & Urban Regeneration Co. JDURC sees the advantages of the CDM Project in stopping Greenhouse ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Order for a LPM 3x600/ 1800C CDM to Uzbekistan (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter received a order to deliver a degassing plant HOFGAS-LPM 3x600/1800C CDM including CDM monitoring pack, 3 parallel blowers and flare to Akhangaran Landfill, Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The HOFGAS-LPM C installed in a container is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is collected continuously and prepared for further use. The ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over $750,000 to Improve Emission Controls

    The MarkWest Javelina plant will invest over $650,000 for facility operations improvements that will reduce flaring events and improve communications with the local community. The gas processing plant will also pay a civil penalty of $97,500 to settle violations of the Clean Air Act uncovered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The consent agreement addresses a number of violations ...

  • Two orders from Spain (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter has received two orders from Spain. The HOFGAS®-Sparky S has the destination Tenerife Island and the HOFGAS®-Ready 600 will be installed in Malaga. The HOFGAS- Sparky compact degassing unit is used for household waste landfills without gas utilisation. The HOFGAS- Ready is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • ABUTEC awarded UL 508 Panel Shop

    ABUTEC Controls awarded UL 508 Panel Shop.  ABUTEC Controls is a fully integrated UL 508 Panel Shop located in Georgia (serving the complete US and Canadian markets). ABUTEC, an acronym for Advanced Burner Technologies, is an international manufacturer of Environmentally Friendly Combustion Solutions. ABUTEC specializes in offering high efficiency, low emission, burners and flares to various ...


  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • CountryMark Refining and Logistics, LLC to Install $18 Million in Pollution Controls to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Refinery

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Countrymark Refining and Logistics, LLC has agreed to pay a $167,000 civil penalty, perform environmental projects totaling more than $180,000, and spend $18 million on new pollution controls to resolve Clean Air Act (CAA) violations at its refinery, located in Mount Vernon, Ind. Once fully ...

  • Shell oil to spend over $115 million to reduce harmful air pollution at Houston area refinery and chemical plant

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Shell Oil and affiliated partnerships (Shell) have agreed to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at a large refinery and chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas by spending at least $115 million to control harmful air pollution from industrial flares and other processes, and by paying a $2.6 ...

  • ABUTEC™ Furthers International Expansion

    ABUTEC LLC further increased its international expansion with the recent order of three (3) Low Emission Enclosed Flares slated for Indonesia’s Largest Oil & Gas Producer.  ABUTEC’s success throughout North and South America has served as a catalyst for the recent international expansion into Hong Kong, Indonesia, China, and Australia.  ABUTEC’s low emission ...


  • ABUTEC Expands Internationally

    ABUTEC LLC further increased its international expansion with the recent order of three (3) Low Emission Enclosed Flares slated for Indonesia’s Largest Oil & Gas Producer.  ABUTEC’s success throughout North and South America has served as a catalyst for the recent international expansion into Hong Kong, Indonesia, China, and Australia.  ABUTEC’s low emission ...


  • A major Gold Miner goes into the Valuable Gas Business

    Gold Fields Limited (NYSE and JSE- GFI) takes part in worldwide practice of capping greenhouse emissions and trading their value on global markets. The Swiss plant manufacturer Hofstetter Umwelttechnik AG (Hofstetter) has been awarded the contract to build a high quality degassing and flaring unit for the gold major Gold Fields. Gold Fields, as the world's first gold-mining company to sell ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • AEREON releases new suite of standard, low-NOx, and custom design combustion equipment for BioGas markets

    AEREON, a leading supplier of environmentally-compliant air emissions control equipment and services, today announced the release of an expanded catalogue of combustion equipment designed for Biogas applications. The new product catalogue provides options from simple standard elevated and enclosed flares to higher performance semi-custom vapor combustion units and ...


    By AEREON

  • EPA Announces New Rules to Cut Methane Emissions

    EPA’s new rules aimed at the gas and oil industry face obstacles.  CPI has been working in the gas and oil industry for many years now and we have seen a trend for the use of more efficient air pollution control systems, less open flaring, and a keen awareness of GHG reduction tactics.  Our industry insiders support positive impacts to the environment regardless of added ...

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