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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • A Path to Reduce Methane Emissions from Gas Systems

    The United States is now the world’s largest producer of natural gas. This natural gas revolution is driving economic growth across the country, lowering energy prices and creating jobs. It has also contributed to an American manufacturing renaissance. As the President noted in the State of the Union address, American businesses plan to invest almost $100 billion in new factories that use ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

  • Southern Union Company Accused of Illegal Mercury Storage

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, October 17, 2007 (ENS) - A federal grand jury in Providence has charged the Southern Union Company, the Texas-based former owner of the New England Gas Company, with illegally storing mercury at a Pawtucket, Rhode Island site and with failing to report mercury spillage. If convicted and fined the maximum penalty, the company could pay as much as $67 million. ...

  • Carbon Capture and Storage Hopes Rise Again

    Carbon capture and storage, if it proved possible, would help to make the main greenhouse gas harmless. American scientists say they are making progress. Two groups of US scientists are exploring new ways of capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. One technology mimics the tree by using ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Xcel Energy To Test Battery Storage Technology In Stapleton

    Xcel Energy is partnering with battery vendors Sunverge Energy and Northern Reliability, Inc. to test battery storage technology to maximize the use of rooftop solar energy while ensuring the safety and reliability of the electric grid. The two-year pilot project is taking place in Stapleton's North Central Park and Eastbridge neighborhoods. As customers' demand for solar energy in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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