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  • Oil and Gas Wastewater Storage and Leaks

    A recent Associated Press analysis found that in oil- and gas-producing states, “more than 180 million gallons of wastewater spilled from 2009 to 2014 in incidents involving ruptured pipes, overflowing storage tanks, and even deliberate dumping.” Wastewater spills ...

  • Preesall underground gas storage facility receives planning consent

    The Energy Minister Lord Bourne today granted planning consent for the Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility project. The facility is proposed to be constructed on the east side of the Wyre Estuary at Preesall in Lancashire and will be used to store and extract gas from local underground salt caverns. The project may create up to 300 jobs during construction and up to 40 permanent jobs once ...

  • Government opens up carbon capture and storage demonstration to gas

    The Government today announced that the carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration programme - the three projects that will follow the first demonstration -  will be open to projects on gas-fired power plants as well as coal-fired power plants. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne said: “Today the Government is reasserting its mission to lead the world on CCS, by opening ...

  • Energy storage innovation showcase

    Thank you, Ian Arbon, session chairman. And I’d like to thank the Electricity Storage Network, hosts of today’s conference - especially for providing an opportunity to showcase some of DECC’s low carbon innovation projects. I’ve come to you today straight from the launch of my Department’s Global Calculator, which we worked on in collaboration with Climate KIC, ...

  • Energy security boost as DECC licenses major gas storage project

    The UK’s gas storage capacity could increase by 30%, as the Government today issued the first licence under a new regime to encourage the construction of more gas storage. The Gateway Project, located in the east Irish Sea, would create twenty new salt caverns each the size of the Albert Hall. Energy and Climate Change Minister Lord Hunt said: “The successful performance of the UK’s gas system, ...


  • New super sensitive NDIR CO2 gas analyser for carbon capture and storage

    The result of extensive new development work part funded by the UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB), Signal launch the new Pulsar class GFC NDIR gas analyser. The objective of this work was to develop a CO2 gas analyser for the accurate measurement of carbon capture and storage projects. The project was undertaken with cooperation between Signal Group, National Physical Laboratory and ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

  • Cold storage warehouse fails to protect workers from hazardous gas exposure

    Employer name: Valley International Cold Storage LLC Location: Harlingen, Texas Date citations issued: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the citations on July 1. The inspection was opened under the agency's ...

  • Pre-engineered compressed gas storage buildings meet industrial and contractor needs for safe management of gas cylinders

    Sturdy, secure gas cylinder storage buildings from SAFETY STORAGE Inc. provide a broad range of storage and design flexibility options for meeting fire safety, environmental code requirements and supply chain demand for managing the storage and access of gas cylinders under pressure and used, empty containers awaiting collection and disposal. Gas cylinders containing high pressure hydrogen, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • New blended gas on demand system

    The new Environics Series 3000 gas delivery/blending system offers on-site gas blending of 100% pure bulk gases and is configured to provide a solution to using costly premixed cylinders of gas. Unlike premixed cylinders, the Environics model 3000 provides a repeatable blend of gases, using precision thermal mass flow controllers. The system offers flexibility in addressing particular process and ...


    By Environics, Inc.

  • Carbon capture and storage - reality or illusion

    Carbon capture and storage has become a hot topic in the business press recently, touted by some as the emission reducing key to continued use of fossil fuels, and panned by others as a great green scam perpetrated by the oil and gas industry. The truth is carbon capture and storage is anything but an illusion; but making it a commercial scale reality - at least in Canada - will require a great ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is carbon capture and storage coming to Canada?

    According to a report just released by a government-commissioned panel, Canadian governments generally should spend close to $2 billion to encourage carbon capture and storage (CCS) systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The report echoes recent plans by the Government of Alberta to reduce its own greenhouse gas emissions in this ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SolarCity Introduces Energy Storage for Businesses

    SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) has unveiled a smart energy storage system to address two major pain points for business: rising utility demand charges and increasing grid outages SolarCity DemandLogic™ can allow businesses to reduce energy costs by using stored electricity to reduce peak demand, and can ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market Trends & Forecast to 2018

    Advanced energy storage is an important element with respect to the future electrical needs and energy efficiency measures. Conventionally, electricity is consumed soon after being generated as there are no effective technologies to store electricity in the required quantities. With emerging technologies, this phenomenon is improving with continuously improved energy densities and capital ...

  • Energy security boost as go-ahead given to new gas storage capacity project

    The UK’s gas storage capacity is set to rise by 15 per cent after the Government today gave the go ahead, following a public inquiry, for WINGAS Storage to convert its Saltfleetby onshore gas field into an underground gas storage facility. Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire is the UK’s largest onshore gas field and will provide between 700 million to 800 million cubic metres of new gas ...

  • Boart Longyear Awarded Contract for Largest Natural Gas Storage Facility in Western United States

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling provider, has been awarded a contract on August 1, 2014 for drilling services at the Magnum NGLs (Natural Gas Liquids) Storage Project central Utah’s Western Energy Hub. Magnum is building the first underground salt ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Goodman oil agrees to pay over $171,000 for storage tank violations at gas stations across Idaho (ID)

    Goodman Oil Company and Goodman Oil Company of Lewiston will pay a $171,091 fine for a series of fuel storage tank violations at former gas stations across Idaho under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice.  The settlement, approved by the federal court in Boise, Idaho on October 1, covers a range of violations beginning as early as ...

  • EPA Inspection Results in $2 Million Upgrade to Conway, Kan., Natural Gas Liquids Storage Facility to Reduce Harmful Emissions

    Environmental Protection Agency personnel conducted an inspection of the Mid-Continent Fractionation and Storage facility in Conway, Kan., in April, 2012. As a result of the inspection, Mid-Continent has agreed to spend approximately $2 million to construct and operate a system to reduce emissions of volatile organic compound (VOC) vapors to the atmosphere. The EPA inspection documented that ...

  • Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC Announces Results for First Quarter ended June 30, 2010 and Declares Distribution

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/04/10 -- Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC ("Niska") (NYSE: NKA) reported today Adjusted EBITDA for its first quarter ended June 30, 2010 of $35.2 million, compared to $25.3 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010. Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure, is defined below under "Non-GAAP Financial Measure," and a reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to its ...


    By Marketwire

  • RWE tests innovative energy storage solution

    On Monday, RWE officially launched its power-to-gas plant in the NRW location of Ibbenbüren. The state-of-the-art plant is part of new system that, for the first time ever, links together the supply of local electricity, natural gas and district heating. Any superfluous electricity from renewable sources is converted into hydrogen so it can be stored within the natural gas network. It can ...


    By RWE AG

  • Hydrogenics and Enbridge to Develop Utility Scale Energy Storage

    Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products, has entered into an agreement with Enbridge Inc. to jointly develop utility scale energy storage in North America. This relationship also includes an equity investment of CA$5.0 million in Hydrogenics. The collaboration will bring together Hydrogenics' expertise in water electrolysis with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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