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  • Hydrocarbon in glycol detection

    Refineries and Gas Processing Plants use Glycol to dehydrate oil and gas, reducing the amount of water to less than 0.5%.  Once the glycol has dehydrated the hydrocarbon the glycol is “rich” with water and hydrocarbon.  In order to reuse the glycol, the water and hydrocarbons are removed in a regeneration process.  Normally, a laboratory analysis procedure is used to determine the ...

  • Hydrocarbon in glycol detection from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments

    Refineries and Gas Processing Plants use Glycol to dehydrate oil and gas, reducing the amount of water to less than 0.5%.  Once the glycol has dehydrated the hydrocarbon the glycol is “rich” with water and hydrocarbon.  In order to reuse the glycol, the water and hydrocarbons are removed in a regeneration process.  Normally, a laboratory analysis procedure is used to determine the ...

  • Baseline® Releases PetroAlert® Series 9100 for Hydrocarbon Measurement

    Baseline® a MOCON® company announces release the PetroAlert® Series 9100 Gas Chromatograph for mud logging during oil and gas exploration and other hydrocarbon measurement applications. Utilizing a FID (flame ionization detector) provides exceptional ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • US firefighters pay a heavy price for contaminated breathing air

    A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks in their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The problem was traced to an air compressor which is believed to have introduced contaminants into the system. The compressor has now been replaced, ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Advanced Energy Recovery News: a New Source for Business Intelligence on Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Other Advanced Hydrocarbon Production Technology

    Monthly technical and marketing newsletter brings together business intelligence, technology progress, and corporate developments STIX Market Research, an association of technology analysts, market researchers, and science writers is proud to announce a new monthly technical marketing newsletter devoted to advanced energy recovery with an emphasis on enhanced oil recovery and tar sand and oil ...


    By PRWeb

  • New Oil in Water Method Allows Onsite Analysis

    S. Norwalk, CT, April 19, 2007 -- New European regulations governing the measurement of oil-in-water, a 15% hydrocarbon emission reduction target and Hydrocarbon Trading have all heightened the importance of monitoring oil concentration levels. As a result, US instrument manufacturer, Wilks Enterprise, Inc., and their UK representative – Quantitech, Ltd. - have reported a rapid growth in demand ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • QCL technology fulfils EPA expectations for N2O analysis

    With its laser spectroscopic motor exhaust gas analyzer MEXA-1400QL-NX, HORIBA provides its customers with a powerful and universally applicable technology in the field of emissions testing. The analyzer is capable of simultaneously measuring four nitrogen compounds (NO, NO2, N2O and NH3), even at low concentrations using quantum cascade laser mid-infrared spectroscopy. The laser absorption ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • IR analysis helps industries comply with regulations for wastewater

    For over 30 years, the Clean Water Act has been governing water pollution. Initially the focus was on traditional “point source” polluters such as municipal sewage treatment plants and industrial facilities. The focus is now on the “non-point sources” such as Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) which are a major contributor to non-point source pollution. This is due to the increase in the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New capillary column from Varian, Inc. offers durability and performance for high temperature gc and gc/ms

    Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced today the release of the VF-5ht UltiMetal™ column for high temperature gas chromatography (GC), which is resistant to damage under extreme operating conditions. These highly durable columns allow chemists to confidently analyze samples at very high temperatures, up to 450 oC. Based on a stainless steel capillary, Varian’s UltiMetal columns address several ...


  • SharpEye Protects Latvian Power Plant

    Riga Power Plant selected both the 20/20MI and 40/40I SharpEye Optical Flame Detectors to provide fire protection. Both types of detector feature IR3 optical spectral analysis, providing long distance detection with the ability to distinguish between real fires and various background heat sources thus providing the highest immunity to false alarms. Riga Power Station  is the main ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Ensuring your biofuels effluent meets regulatory limits

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as other regulatory agencies around the world, have established limitation guidelines for discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities utilizing any type of oil and grease in their manufacturing process. However, recently several biodiesel plants in the US have been fined for illegally discharging vegetable-based oil and grease and polluting ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • EPA to Begin Site Investigation at Superfund Site in Windham, ME

    Starting the week of October 26th, the US EPA will initiate a further investigation of the Keddy Mill Superfund Site in Windham, Maine to determine current site conditions. This investigation is known as a Remedial Investigation (RI). The RI will primarily include collection and analysis of samples from soil, surface water, sediments, groundwater and fish tissue. This investigation will identify ...

  • TD-500D Hand Held Oil in Water Analyzer stands ready around the world for immediate service

    The discharge of oil into water, land, or storm water drains can be very harmful to our environment.  Recent oily water discharges and oil spill incidents raised the concern about oil pollution to marine waters.  Many countries have taken action setting up surveillance systems including vessels and aerial surveillance aircrafts for pollution prevention and instant ...

  • Natural gas an important fuel for the U.S. transportation sector

    The largest study of alternative fuel options for on-road transportation in theUnited States has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective. Released August 1, the National Petroleum Council's Report "Advancing Technology for America's Transportation Future" is the result of two years of work examining the potential for a variety of fuels and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Making clean, high-quality fuels from low-quality oil

    Original story at MIT News New findings released by MIT researchers could help energy companies implement a long-recognized process for converting heavy, high-sulfur crude oil into high-value, cleaner fuels such as gasoline without using hydrogen — a change that would reduce costs, energy use, and ...

  • Industrial air pollution cost Europe up to €169 billion in 2009, EEA reveals

    Air pollution from the 10,000 largest polluting facilities in Europe cost citizens between € 102 and 169 billion in 2009. This was one of the findings of a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which analysed the costs of harm to health and the environment caused by air pollution. Half of the total damage cost (between € 51 and 85 billion) was caused by just 191 ...

  • Dakota Technologies Offers Detection of Underground Coal Tars, Creosotes and Bunker Fuels

    Dakota Technologies introduces a sub-surface screening service, which uses the TarGOST® (Tar-specific Green Optical Screening Tool) to efficiently delineate multi-component dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs). This tool is extremely effective for mapping in-situ coal tar and ...


    By Dakota Technologies, Inc.

  • ENSR Announces New Remediation Account Director Don Clabaugh, PE

    Untitled Document Redmond, WA, September 23, 2005 – Mr. Don Clabaugh, PE has joined ENSR International as an Account Director based in ENSR’s Redmond, Washington office. In this role, Mr. Clabaugh ...


    By AECOM

  • Torque Test Ensures Reliability of Steerable Drills

    Hydrocarbon drilling accuracy has been increased tenfold by using adapted advanced aerospace guidance systems. And an equally innovative torque sensor ensures efficiency during the equipment's regular programmed maintenance. ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • PerkinElmer features ecoanalytix™ initiative at PITTCON® 2008

    PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, showcases at PITTCON® 2008, March 2-6, Booth #2555, the Company’s EcoAnalytix™ initiative.  EcoAnalytix is PerkinElmer’s revolutionary problem-solving initiative that addresses the global imperatives of food and consumer product safety, water quality and sustainable energy ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

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