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  • The Gas Company Offers Tips on Preventing, Spotting and Responding to Natural Gas Leaks

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/10 -- With the fall season approaching, natural gas usage for heating will increase throughout the region. Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company) urges customers to be aware of potential natural gas leaks. Though rare, leaks in natural gas pipelines can be caused by third-party contractors, hidden corrosion or natural disasters, and can be highly ...


    By Marketwire

  • Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC, agrees to improve leak detection at Puerto Rico gas stations

    A settlement announced today between the United States and Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC resolves Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) violations at approximately 100 of Chevron’s underground storage tank facilities in Puerto Rico. Under the terms of the settlement, Chevron has agreed to spend approximately $5.2 million to improve its leak detection methods and operations at these ...

  • Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

    In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for drilling across the nation, said study lead author Cornell University engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea, who heads an environmental activist ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fixing Leaks Saves Water and Money

    The arrival of spring brings an increase in outdoor activity -- including yard chores, deck and outdoor furniture clean up, and swimming pool prep -- that can drive water usage and utility bills up. While this increased seasonal cost is just another reality of home ownership, costs driven by water leaks should not be. American Leak Detection says that from both an environmental and an economic ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • Factsheet: An Initiative to Help Modernize Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure

    Today, the White House and the Department of Energy are hosting a Capstone Methane Stakeholder Roundtable. In addition, DOE is announcing a series of actions, partnerships, and stakeholder commitments to help modernize the nation’s natural gas transmission and distribution systems and reduce methane emissions. The Capstone event is the culmination of four previous in-depth Roundtables at ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Pure Technologies to expand presence in oil and gas sector

    Calgary based Pure Technologies Ltd. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the oil and gas pipeline inspection services business and related assets of Hunter McDonnell Pipeline Services, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“HM”), a leading provider of technology-driven integrity services to the oil and gas pipeline industry, for consideration ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Confined space entry – is your gas detector right for the job?

    Working in confined spaces is difficult at the best of times. Operators often have to wear full PPE (personal protective equipment), are usually harnessed and may be carrying tools and equipment to complete the task in hand (e.g. welding). The last thing a worker in this environment needs to worry about is his or her gas detector. It should be designed specifically for confined space entry (CSE) ...

  • New solar power application for Kittiwake Procal 5000

    Kittiwake Procal has been awarded contracts to supply three Spanish solar power station utility providers with Kittiwake Procal 5000 monitoring systems. A new application for Kittiwake Procal’s technology, the development of the analyser and necessary calibration equipment and techniques has produced a solution to reliably monitor very low concentrations - of less than 20 ppm - of Di-Phenyl ...

  • Pipeline spill underlines fears of new tar sands development

    The type of oil that flowed through the Enbridge pipeline when it ruptured in Calhoun County on July 25 is far more damaging to the environment than regular crude at every stage, from extraction to refining, and poses higher risks when spilled into lakes and rivers. Despite denials by Enbridge CEO Patrick Daniel, the million gallons of oil that spilled into the Kalamazoo River watershed last ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • GE Launches New Technologies, Highlights Cross-Business Portfolio of Offshore Solutions at OTC 2013

    GE (NYSE: GE) continues to expand its technology portfolio to address the challenges of offshore drilling and production and the rigors of deepwater drilling. Several GE business units are showcasing their latest products and services for the offshore sector in Booth 3163 at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which is expected to draw nearly 90,000 attendees. “With one of the ...


    By General Electric

  • Federal and State Governments Reach Legal Agreement with Tonawanda Coke to Reduce Pollution

    Under a $12 million settlement with the United States and the state of New York, Tonawanda Coke Corporation will pay $2.75 million in civil penalties, spend approximately $7.9 million to reduce air pollution and enhance air and water quality, and spend an additional $1.3 million for environmental projects in the area of Tonawanda, New York. The agreement was announced jointly by U.S. ...

  • Don`t waste the waste

    Biogas analysis cannot be underestimated: get it right and protect revenues, get it wrong and those revenues will quickly plummet There is no denying that biogas is valuable. It may not be the most pleasant material to handle — hot, wet, dirty, smelly, corrosive, toxic — but handled correctly, it is worth a lot of money to whomever is producing it. Encouraged, subsidised, ...


    By Geotech

  • Sunken Great Lakes oil pipeline raises spill fears

    A freshwater channel that separates Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer's delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world's longest suspension bridges. But nowadays the Straits of Mackinac is drawing attention for something that is out of sight and usually out of mind, and which some ...


    By Associated Press

  • SMAGUA 2008 confirms its position - as the leading water trade fair in Europe

    The 18th SMAGUA International Water Exhibition drew to a close on March 14th with the best results in its history, both in terms of number of exhibitors, as many as 1,725, as well as for the massive turnout of professional visitors, 35,112 in all, with 1,903 foreign visitors from 65 different countries.  These numbers consolidate the Exhibition as the absolute leader in its field in all of ...


    By Feria de Zaragoza

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