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  • Fewer gas leaks found in cities with new pipes

    Cities such as Indianapolis that regularly replace old natural gas lines have significantly fewer leaks than older urban areas where they don't, like Boston and New York City's Staten Island, according to a new study by Google and an environmental group. Using a gas-sniffing device attached to Google's city-mapping cars and new statistical calculations that determine rough leak rates, the ...


    By Associated Press

  • GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

    MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, setting a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms. With the incorporation of ANN ...


  • Fracking: leaking wells cause gas-contaminated groundwater

    Contamination of drinking water in areas close to several fracking sites in the Marcellus and Barnett Shales, USA, is caused by structural problems leading to wells leaking natural gas into aquifers, a new study suggests. The researchers measured trace amounts of chemicals, called noble gases, which formed signatures of the sources of gas contamination in over 130 samples. These findings suggest ...

  • Biogas leaks found fast

    Geotech recently contacted users of its gas leak finder to check its performance. Introduced to help AD plant operator safety, retain valuable gas, minimise odour and maintain licence compliance, the Geotech  ...


    By Geotech

  • Picarro Launches Revolutionary Solution for Natural Gas Leak Detection and Management

    Picarro, the world's leading provider of instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements, today introduced a first-of-its-kind solution for natural gas pipeline leak detection and ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

    In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for drilling across the nation, said study lead author Cornell University engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea, who heads an environmental activist ...


    By Associated Press

  • Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

    The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing leakage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Monitors Detect Leaks of Water Disinfection Chemicals

    PureAire Monitoring Systems has a line of economical, self-contained detection systems that alert personnel in water treatment plants to potentially hazardous leaks and releases of several common disinfection gases. Available for chlorine, chlorine dioxide and ozone, STX-PA Gas Monitors respond quickly to low level disinfectant leaks, yet are not permanently damaged by catastrophic or prolonged ...

  • EADS Astrium Selects Picarro for London Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurement Pilot

     Picarro, Inc. today announced that it has been selected by EADS Astrium and a consortium of scientific organizations as the sole provider of in situ instruments for measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in London, England during the 2012 Olympic Games. The goal of ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Air Quality Measurement

    SST Sensing will be presenting our newly launched AQ Alert+ products at the Building Controls Show www.buildingcontrolsshow.co.uk The AQ Alert+ is a product designed to measure the air quality within a building environment. It measures the quantity of CO2 in the atmosphere and has options to measure temperature, humidity and other gasses on request. ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Second Carbon Monoxide Leak at Baltimore School has Parents Concerned

    Last month it was reported that six students at Dickey Hill Elementary & Middle School complained of illness believed to be related to a carbon monoxide (CO) leak at the school.  Baltimore fire officials stated that 40 others were also probably exposed to the deadly gas.  The leak was detected in the cafeteria and the school was the location of another carbon monoxide leak the prior ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • INNOVA 3434i - SF6 Leak Detection Monitor for Energy Markets

    Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, with a Global Warming Potential of more than 22,000 times than that of CO2. Over the past decades, manufacturers have replaced oil high-voltage switch gears with SF6-insulated units. Today, the power utility industry uses roughly 80% of all SF6 produced worldwide. The Lumasense SF6 ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Reports Crude Oil Leak in Romeoville, Illinois

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/09/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") is reporting a leak on Line 6A of the Lakehead System in Romeoville, Illinois. The line was shut down within minutes. No injuries have been reported. Oil was released onto a roadway and then into a retention pond. There is no current estimate of the size of the crude oil leak. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Update on Michigan Leak Clean-Up

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") today provided an update on the progress being made in the clean-up efforts undertaken in response to the leak that occurred on Line 6B near Marshall, Michigan the morning of July 26, 2010. Community health and safety, and environmental mitigation remain top priorities. "Crews worked ...


    By Marketwire

  • Online measure every three minutes

    Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam has recently been fitted with thirty online monitoring systems involving electronic odour sensors embedded in the ground near oil pipelines. An extensive underground network of pipes transports fuel from the central storage facility to the stands. Aircraft Fuel Services (AFS) is responsible for quality management of the network and for checking for leaks. Every three ...


  • Measurement makes the difference at Cascade Technologies

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has worked with Cascade Technologies at various stages of its development and growth, from its formation as a spin-out from the University of Strathclyde in 2003 to its current position as an award-winning SME and the only commercial supplier of quantum cascade lasers for identifying and measuring industrial gases. Two of the company's ...

  • WIKA Instrument Corporation, Leader in Pressure & Temperature Measurement, Adds SF6 Gas Product Manager to Sales & Marketing

    Lawrenceville, GA – Metro Atlanta-based WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) announced that Ron Hoffman, SF6 gas product manager, has rejoined the U.S. subsidiary after two ...


    By WIKA Instrument Corporation

  • Los Gatos Research Now Offers Ten Ultraportable Analyzers for Soil Trace Gas Flux Measurements

    Los Gatos Research (LGR), the leader in precision trace gas analyzers, today announced that it has expanded the lower speed (up to 1 Hz) trace gas analyzer line to include as many as nine different Ultraportable trace gas analyzers with various combinations available in ten different products. This year's R&D 100 Award winning analyzer for NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) joins a series of 1 Hz ...

  • EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

    Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing commonsense proposed standards today that would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry. The proposal is a part of the Administration’s ...

  • Portable Monitor Detects and Measures Chlorine Dioxide

    A portable instrument for the detection and measurement of chlorine dioxide (ClO2) is available from PureAire Monitoring Systems, Inc. A rugged, battery-powered instrument, the Mini-BA Chlorine Dioxide Monitor is ideal for safety monitoring at sites where fumigation and/or sterilization work is being performed. The instrument is also suitable for portable leak detection and temporary monitoring ...

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