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  • Abanaki Announces Solar Powered Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation has added a Solar Powered Groundwater Remediation System to their broad line of oil skimming solutions. This system is typically used in monitoring wells located in remote areas where standard power is unavailable. An added benefit is that solar power is a renewable energy source which is environmentally-friendly and readily available. The solar power ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki`s new oil skimmer facts handbook

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming and coolant maintenance products, announces the new updated edition of its Oil Skimmer Facts Handbook for solving oil removal problems. The new handbook offers expanded information about oil skimming principles, applications, technologies, installation tips, and how to select and size an oil skimmer. In addition, this complete oil skimming ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • New generation of pumps and skimmers ideal for landfill market

    Abanaki Corporation (www.abanaki.com), the world leader in oil skimming solutions, announces a new technology added to its groundwater remediation systems line. This new product line will include the PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer, PetroXtractor Passive Membrane Skimmer, and Leach-Aid Landfill Pump, intended for use in remediation and leachate ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Product Focus: Floating Oil on Water Sensor

    Oil contamination in any watercourse can have a profound effect on the environment, as well as the way in which water is treated. If visible oil manages to slip into a river, local wildlife can feel the impact. In an extreme scenario, floating oil can influence the food chain and can kill a host of animals and plants, even if the pollution is in a small quantity. Meanwhile, ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc., offers to aid in the clean-up of the gulf oil spill

    As heavy oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico begins to wash into the fragile Louisiana wetlands, environmental organizations, governmental officials, and citizens alike are worrying about how to clean up the shallow waters on the shores. Oil Skimmers, Inc., offers a unique solution that can be of service in the clean-up effort. In a June 1st press release Governor ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers for Hydroelectric Power Plants: Another Green Idea from Abanaki

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki announced a full range of oil skimmers and emergency oil spill systems for the special challenges facing hydroelectric power generation facilities, who must protect water resources from spills of hydraulic fluid. Although hydroelectric-generated electricity is considered clean, small leaks of hydraulic oil from turbines at hydroelectric plants are not uncommon. The oil can end ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers’ model 6V oil recovery system is efficient by continuously removing waste oil

    The Model 6V oil recovery system from Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, efficiently removes oily wastes that float on the surface of water. A specially formulated collector tube skims oil from the water surface. The oil adheres to the outside of the closed-loop tube, which is slowly drawn across the surface of the water and into the oil skimmer. The tube is ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers offers free waste oil test kit

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers free waste oil test kits. The kit helps users determine whether the substance in question is able to be skimmed from the application area. The test kit is representative of Oil Skimmers’ Model 6V and Model 5H (used for smaller spaces) skimming capabilities, in which the skimmer’s collecting tube attracts oil. Each kit ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. Offers Free Tube Test Kits

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., the leading manufacturer of oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a free Tube Test Kit to companies who believe that they have a waste oil removal issue. This kit will demonstrate how efficiently the oil skimmers can work for any company looking to remove and recycle waste oil from sumps, tanks, separators, ponds, basins, or any other area that has a waste oil problem. ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers’ decanter allows continuous skimming with minimum water pick up

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a decanter that is used to return water droplets during the oil skimming process back to the skimmed area. The Oil Skimmers decanter works on the basic principle of differences in specific gravity between oil and water – lighter oil will float higher than water. A specifically designed manifold, incorporated with an oil ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • PetroXtractor active membrane skimmer pump acknowledged for pollution cleanup

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has received the Pollution Engineering 2013 Editor's Choice Award for its PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer. This pneumatic active skimmer pump is entirely automatic and is designed to recover light non aqueous phase liquids ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Cost-Effective solution to removing floating hydrocarbons from groundwater

    Abanaki, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, announces the PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer. This pneumatic active skimmer pump is entirely automatic and is designed to recover light non aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) from underground water at depths of up to 130 feet. The ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Cost-Effective Solution to Removing Floating Hydrocarbons from Groundwater

    Abanaki, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has created a new animated demo of its PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer. This pneumatic active skimmer pump is entirely automatic with no moving parts and is designed to recover light non aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) from underground ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Small, portable oil skimmer system can make big impact in BP disaster clean-up on Louisiana shoreline

    A North Carolina company that specializes in industrial oil skimmers has created a small, portable oil skimmer system specifically designed to clean up the BP oil spill on the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. SkimOil, Inc., has incorporated their well-proven industrial skimmer into a portable, easy-to-use surface skimming system that can be used on small vessels to remove large volumes of oil ...


    By SkimOil Inc.

  • Interactive Chart Helps Customers Size the Right Skimmer for Their Application

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming solutions, has created an expanded online oil skimmer selection guide. The newly designed guide provides a quick and easy way to match the appropriate skimmer for a wide variety of applications. The grid layout quickly will determine the appropriate size, belt material and oil removal capacity, with quick links that connect to more detailed ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmer Belt Goes to Great Lengths to Clean Up Oil

    Abanaki Corporation recently installed a PetroXtractor Oil Skimmer equipped with the longest operating oil skimmer belt at a remote train depot located in Northern British Columbia. The Looped Fuzzy Belt?, which measures over 200 feet in length, drops into a monitoring well to remove ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki`s Oil Skimmer Line Ideal for Cleaning Water Used in Fracking

    Abanaki Corporation (http://www.abanaki.com/) announced that several models in its industrial ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Leading engineering firm tackles ocean-front remediation system with well oil skimmers

    For most people, the phrase "ocean-front property" carries a pleasant cachet. For project engineer Stephen Hanks, "ocean-front property" just meant a headache with a view. Hanks, who works for the Atlanta-based consulting firm MACTEC, was in charge of an ocean-front property containing a bulk fuel storage terminal. That terminal continued to create challenges caused by a spill that happened about ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Environmental Firm Uses Belt Skimmer to Remove Oil from Hard-to-Reach Wells

     Removing oil and hydrocarbons from water is particularly difficult in wells and areas where access is limited. Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has developed a variety of oil-in-water extraction solutions for these types of demanding applications. Abanaki's ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers Helps Major Global Energy Project Meet Tough Environmental Standards

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., a 40-year-old provider of customized floating tube oil skimmers, recently completed one of the largest and most complex orders of the year in its industry, supplying one of the world’s most significant energy projects located in the Pacific Rim. Oil Skimmers was chosen to supply 23 Model 6V oil skimming systems ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

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