hydrocarbon absorbent News

  • How plants absorb pollutants

    The environmental concern is great when considering the role of toxic contaminants in the plant-soil relationship. Understanding plant’s absorption and accumulation of these contaminants from the soil would be incredibly beneficial. One highly carcinogenic contaminant commonly found in soil is called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. They are the byproduct of the incomplete combustion of ...

  • Ethanol-to-Hydrocarbon Technology Moves Closer to Commercialization

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory published an article in Scientific Reports on its new method to directly convert biomass-derived ethanol to a hydrocarbon blendstock and is continuing work with Vertimass, LLC. to commercialize it. The Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GEI absorbent rolls: economical solution for large pads quantities on hand

    Our GEI absorbent rolls are a great economical solution to have a large quantity of absorbent pads on hand. The absorbent roll can be cut to length to suit the spill size. Made of polypropylene fibers, these absorbing rolls are used for marine and land oil spills. Great for spill applications where easy collection of hydrocarbon spills in water ways is the ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Absorbent rolls for oil spill gulf of Mexico: most economical and ready to ship

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has the most economical hydrocarbon absorbent roll  in stock and ready to ship out. 84,000 linear feet are daily available. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) is a leading international ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Fast, easy on-site measurement of hydrocarbons in drilling mud and oil in water

    Portable infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks, have been used worldwide for measuring off-shore oil in produced water for over 30 years.  They have the advantage over other analytical instruments in that the measurement can be performed by non-technical users and it is relatively unaffected by composition changes in the effluent. They also provide off-shore users ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Checking cleaning efficiency of metal parts using portable IR analyzers

    For applications involving such items as gas regulators, space shuttle components, weaponry parts or oxygen sensors, it is critical that metal parts must be free of hydrocarbon contamination before use. Prior to its ban due to ozone layer depletion, Freon was the most commonly-used solvent for metal parts cleaning. The metal part was soaked in a known volume of Freon, then the solvent was tested ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Gas Detection System for Ethylene

    Statox 501 Ethylen As pre- product for Polyethylene, ethanol, ethylen oxide, ethylene dichloride and many other final or intermediate products, ethylene (C2H4) is one of the most important products in petrochemical industries. It is a colourless gas with a sweetish smell. It is asphyxiant but not toxic. More important is that it is explosive in concentrations from 3,1 % (LEL) to 32 % ...

  • Natural decontaminant ClearEarth set for brownfield development use

    Natural decontaminant ClearEarth set for brownfield development use A newly investigated, naturally occurring material represents a significant advance over current decontamination processes. Made from organic matter, ClearEarth is a substance set to revolutionise the treatment of contaminated land and water. The natural alternative to other remediation processes, ClearEarth material ...


    By Zander Corporation

  • SludgeGuard Advanced Industrial Bulk Stabilizer

    Guardian Environmental Technologies is pleased to announce the development of a highly cost effective and efficient bulk waste stabilizer called "SludgeGuard". industrial sludge: Definition: Concentrated, semi-liquid waste left after treatment of industrial water or wastewater containing some elements of hydrocarbons, including operations from gas and oil drilling, ...

  • A wristband for a different kind of cause — environmental health

    From “Livestrong” to “Purple Paws,” trendy wristbands have come to represent causes from cancer to ending cruelty to animals. Add a new wristband of a different sort: one that could close the loop on determining the potential disease risks of exposure to substances like pesticides. Scientists reported the development in the ACS journal Environmental Science & ...

  • Oil spill storage options: portable collapsible tanks for oils and water

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has portable collapsible flexible tanks for hydrocarbon, gray water and drinking water storage  available. These tanks are made for responders in the oil spill ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Testing for Styrene is becoming increasingly important in the workplace

    The US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) states that human exposure to high levels of styrene may induce adverse nervous system effects.Styrene, also known as vinyl benzene, as well as numerous other names, is an organic compound found in many manufacturing processes. Under normal conditions, this aromatic hydrocarbon is an oily liquid. It evaporates easily and has a sweet ...


  • Bionomic Gas Scrubbing Equipment Used To Clean Reformer Generated Syngas As Part Of Rentech-Clear Fuels Technology Inc. Biorefinery Demonstration Project

    Bionomic Industries, a worldwide leading manufacturer of cutting edge syngas purification technologies, has recently provided gas cleaning equipment as part of a 20 ton per day demonstration scale Rentech-Clear Fuels gasifier at the Rentech Technology Center (RETC) in Colorado. Integrated with Rentech's existing Product Demonstration Unit (PDU), which consists of Rentech's Fischer-Tropsch Process ...


    By Bionomic Industries 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

  • Poor nations urged to leapfrog harmful HFC refrigerants

    Efforts to rid the world of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a group of powerful greenhouse gases mainly used as refrigerants, may depend on developing nations being able to leapfrog these chemicals to less harmful alternatives, an environmental group has warned. HFCs were introduced following the 1989 ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • $26 billion market for mobile and stationary catalytic and thermal treatment

    In 2013 just under $26 billion will be spent to remove carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and particulate carbon from stationary and mobile sources. Ninety-two percent of the market purchases will be for mobile sources. This is the conclusion reached in Thermal/Catalytic World Air Pollution Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • July 7 update on federal response to silvertip pipeline oil spill near Billings, Montana

    At approximately 11:00 PM on Friday, July 1 a break occurred in a 12-inch pipeline owned by ExxonMobil that resulted in a spill of crude oil into the Yellowstone River approximately 20 miles upstream of Billings, Montana. According to the company’s estimates, 1,000 barrels of oil entered the river, which is in flood stage, before the pipeline was cut off. EPA’s primary concern is ...

  • IPI now carries 1000 gallon fuel storage containment sumps

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now provides an even broader range of fuel storage sumps in a variety of sizes with the addition of a new 1000 gallon model from Ultra Tech.  The new Ultra 1000 Containment Sump is now the largest in IPI’s line of fuel tank storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • The Smart Sponge Technology

    AbTech’s Smart Sponge technology is at the heart of its product innovation. Its unique molecular structure is based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons and can reduce bacteria levels. Smart Sponge fully encapsulates recovered oil, resulting in a substantially more effective response that prevents absorbed oil from leaching. It is also capable of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Golden opportunity to visit Shams 1 and Masdar City in May

    CSP Today, PV Insider and Masdar are pleased to announce that delegates at MENASOL 2012 (16-17 May, Abu Dhabi) will have the unique opportunity to visit the CSP plant Shams 1 & Masdar City’s 10MW PV Plant. Shams 1 is being constructed in Madinat Zayed in the western region of Abu Dhabi.  At 65 per cent completion, the plant is expected to go into commissioning towards the end of ...


    By FCBI Energy

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