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  • NEW PIG INTRODUCES HEAVY-DUTY PIG® BUILD-A-BERM® BARRIER

    Tipton, PA July 18, 2007 -- New Pig Corporation now offers the Heavy-Duty PIG® Build-A-Berm® Barrier for liquid and/or traffic control.  Designed to withstand traffic from trucks, loaded tow motors and other heavy vehicles, the new Barrier is ideal for protecting storm drains from contamination in high-traffic areas – indoors or out.Constructed of 35-ounce vinyl-coated fabric with an open cell ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • New Pig Introduces Heavy-Duty Form-A-Funnel® for Large Diesels and Heavy Equipment

    New Pig Introduces Heavy-Duty Form-A-Funnel® for Large Diesels and Heavy Equipment January 12, 2011. Tipton, PA - - New Pig Corporation has introduced the Heavy Duty Form-A-Funnel™ Draining Tool —the only flexible tool for guiding oil from large vehicles and heavy equipment into oil drains for easy, no-mess oil changes. This unique tool bends easily to ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Oil Leak in Alabama Contained

    MOBILE, Alabama (ENS) - A crude oil storage tank leaked some 300 barrels of oil into a drainage ditch at an oil containment farm here today. The oil in the drainage ditch has been contained, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, which responded to the spill. Crews have deployed a containment boom and are working to recover the oil. The oil in the storage container, which holds ...

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Despite domestic oil boom, U.S. will remain primary market for oil sands growth

    The substantial growth in tight oil production in the United States is reshaping future markets for Canadian oil sands, according to a new IHS CERA Oil Sands Energy Dialogue report. The U.S. will remain the primary market for oil sands and its import levels are expected to grow, but the destination and type of oil sands imports will be altered, the report says. The significant growth of tight ...


    By IHS

  • BP inserts riser tube containment system, success still uncertain

    BP PLC has made progress in stemming the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico from the sunken Deepwater Horizon with an insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system it put into place in the end of the leaking riser. The company reports that operations began Sunday to allow oil and gas to flow through the tool up to the drillship Discoverer Enterprise on the surface 5,000 feet above. Produced oil is ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Less Than 24 Months After its Foundation, H2O Innovation India Announces the Commissioning of its First Major Water Treatment System, for Larsen and Toubro Heavy Engineering

    Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwire. H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO) announces today that its Indian joint-venture H2O Innovation India Limited ("H2O Innovation India"), based in Mumbai, India, is presently completing the water treatment system which it has ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • Slickbar secures major contract with Suez Canal Authority

    The Suez Canal Authority, one of the busiest shipping canals in the world connecting the Mediterranean Sea in Port Said with the Gulf of Suez approximately 165 km long, selected Slickbar Heavy-duty style containment boom for their arsenal of oil spill response equipment. 3,000 meters of oil boom was inspected, tested and delivered to the Port in Egypt. During the 10 day inspection tour ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Natural gas vehicles poised to penetrate U.S. long haul trucking fleet, IHS CERA report says

    Vehicles fueled by liquid natural gas (LNG) are poised to penetrate heavy duty trucking due to low natural gas prices resulting from the United States’ unconventional gas boom, according to a new IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) report. Unlike light-duty vehicles (LDVs), the economics are favorable to both vehicle owners and LNG suppliers, the report says. Heavy duty ...


    By IHS

  • Oil spill control and research vessels

    Alnmaritec has recently launched vessels that serve maritime environment. The Responder 1 is an oil spill control vessel for Barbados, the Falcon Spirit being a research vessel for the Plymouth University, UK. The ‘Responder 1" is based upon the Alnmaritec Wave Worker class but is a unique design variant that was developed for use by the Barbados National Terminals Company Limited ...

  • New Pig introduces PIG® ShophogTM all-purpose wipers

    New Pig Corporation has introduced PIG® ShopHogTM All-Purpose Wipers designed and packaged to make storing and transporting wipes convenient and easy while keeping them clean, dry and ready for on-the-spot use.Highly absorbent, the Wiper’s thick, heavy-duty construction takes in liquid on contact and will withstand tough chores and conditions. On the other hand, the material is soft enough to use ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Versatile New Pig System Makes Collection and Transfer of Waste Liquids Simple

    Tipton, PA -- New Pig Corporation has introduced a versatile Collection ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Release of brochure on Arctic range of equipment

    During the days of 14 - 15 November 2013 DESMI will be telling about our proven solutions for Oil Spill Response within the Arctic. The event is taking place in Oslo, Norway at the Arctic Oil Spill Conference. The new Arctic range is designed and manufactured as the toughest oil spill recovery systems: PyroBoom™ ARCTIC Proven in the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Dragflow expands it line of high efficiency dredges

    The Dragflow network, one of the most extended, thrustable and successful team in the pump and dredging business, has been working hard in the last two years to develop and market the most complete, competitive and efficient line of dredges. In addition to the three traditional dredge's designs, steel cable, telescopic boom and ladder dredge, Dragflow's introduced a new line of remote controlled ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • United States issues cleanup order to owner of ruptured Refugio Beach oil pipeline

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard issued a joint federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the cleanup of heavy crude oil leaked from a pipeline near Refugio State Beach, Santa Barbara County, Calif. The order requires Plains Pipeline, L.P. (a.k.a. Plains All American Pipeline), the pipeline owner and operator, to continue its cleanup work inland, beachside, ...

  • New Pig introduces PIG® mat and wiper combo pack

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the double-duty PIG® Mat and Wiper Combo Pack for fast, on-the-spot cleanups and wiping tasks.Packaged in a unique dispenser box, the PIG® Mat and Wiper Combo Pack contains one roll each of PIG® Universal Mat and PIG® All Purpose Wipers – with simultaneous access to each product. The light-weight PIG® Mat soaks up small leaks, drips and spills and the versatile ...


    By New Pig Corporation

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