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  • Oil spill & leak detection

    Slick Sleuth™ Oil Spill Detection & Alarm Systems are used for immediate detection, early warning alert, containment and prevention of accidental spills – averting environmental damage, costly cleanup, and possible fines or regulatory penalties. The optical sensor detects small amounts of oil and can be configured to automatically shut off pumps or valves, activate alarms and personnel ...


    By InterOcean Systems

  • Pipeline Leak Detection Services

    Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG) is pleased to announce that they have signed an ongoing contract to support McDermott Caspian Contractors, Inc. for Pipeline Leak Detection (PLD) Services for the AIOC’s Azeri, Chirag and Deepwater Gunashli Project and BP Shah Deniz Project in Azerbaijan. The contract was awarded to CTG due to the rapid response they can provide in detecting leaks in sub-sea ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Leak Consultancy Honoured at 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards

    Leak Consultancy were awarded “Best for Emission Reduction Management - Netherlands” at Acquisition International’s 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards. The prestigious Offshore Excellence Awards recognise firms from all spectrums of the offshore industry, from the smallest local companies to the international heavy-hitters, celebrating the endeavours, ...


    By The Sniffers NV

  • Leak Consultancy Honoured at 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards

    Leak Consultancy were awarded “Best for Emission Reduction Management - Netherlands” at Acquisition International’s 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards. United Kingdom, 24th April 2015 – Leak Consultancy were awarded “Best for Emission Reduction Management - Netherlands” at Acquisition ...


    By The Sniffers NV

  • a1-cbiss Showcase New Detectors @ Offshore Europe

    a1-cbiss are returning, alongside American company A+ Corporation (suppliers of Genie filters), to exhibit at the biannual Offshore Europe exhibition. Offshore Europe is the biggest worldwide event of its kind drawing in 1,500 exhibitors and over 48,000 attendees from a global audience. What: SPE Offshore Europe 2013 ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Pipeline that leaked wasn`t equipped with auto shut-off

    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Forum Subsea Rentals and Aquatec Group Sign Global Agreement

    Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and Aquatec Group Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a global agreement for the rental of Aquatec’s proven LEAKlog leak detection and inspection suite. The ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • General Monitors Gas & Flame Detectors Receive DNV-GL and MED Marine Approvals

    General Monitors announces that its most popular advanced gas and flame detectors now meet the Marine Equipment Directive (MED) for Det Norske Veritas’ (DNV) Offshore Standards as well as DNV·GL Type Approval. MED is the European Directive requiring that gas and flame detectors installed in marine environments be tested to specific standards and inscribed with the “wheel ...


    By General Monitors

  • Opgal Announces Next Generation EyeCGas Camera

    Building on the success of the handheld EyeCGas camera, Opgal Optronic Industries is launching EyeCGas FX, the next generation gas leak detection camera for ...

  • Oil spill monitoring in Western Australia

    EOMAP GmbH & Co has launched several services to support oil spill monitoring using optical satellites. The services were developed for mapping a major ecological disaster: a recent oil spill near the coast of Western Australia.   Oil, gas and condensate started seeping into the Timor Sea on 21st August from a leak 250 kilometres north of Truscott, and 690 kilometres west of ...

  • Silixa Q4 Operations Update

    Utilising permanently installed fibre optic cables, hydraulic fracture monitoring on shale gas wells was completed. Based on the intelligent Distributed Acoustic Sensor (iDAS™) and ULTIMA™ DTS, Silixa’s ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Thailand resort beach blackened by oil spill

    Black waves of crude oil washed up on a beach at a popular tourist island in Thailand's eastern sea despite continuous attempts to clean up the oil up over the weekend after it leaked from a pipeline, officials said Monday. Tourists on Samet island were warned to stay away from the beach marred by inky globs as hundreds of workers in white jumpsuits labored to scrape the sand clean and remove the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors

    The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans.  Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, local surface traffic accidents with fuel spills, upstream industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling ...

  • Oil slick spreads as cleanup drags on Thai island

    An oil spill that has marred a tourist island in the Gulf of Thailand has spread to nearby smaller isles, officials said Wednesday, as authorities raced to clean up the island's once-white sands and clear waters. The black tide of crude oil that washed up in Prao Bay on the west coast of Samet Island on Sunday night has been partly cleaned up, but the bay was still marred with oil slicks for the ...


    By Associated Press

  • FPAL registration for Analox – another link in the oil & gas supply chain

    Analox is now fully registered as a supplier on the Achilles First Point Assessment (FPAL) database for the European oil and gas industry. Achilles FPAL registration gives members the advantages of both a collaborative community and an industry-specific trading environment. Buyers benefit from FPAL’s detailed ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

    The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits issued Wednesday clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have critical emergency response equipment on site to cap a well in case of a leak. That ...


    By Associated Press

  • Protect sea-water intakes from oil using turner oil in water monitors

    The protection of Desalination Plants, Open Loop Cooling Water Intakes, Seafood Processing Plants and other seawater users is a special problem during an oil spill or other marine accident. Potential pollution sources include crude oil drilling and production, ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, and other industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling water discharges. Low ...

  • Fukushima crisis new blow to fishermen`s hopes

    Third-generation fisherman Fumio Suzuki sets out into the Pacific Ocean every seven weeks. Not to catch fish to sell, but to catch fish that can be tested for radiation. For the last 2 ½ years, fishermen from the port of Yotsukura near the stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant have been mostly stuck on land with little to do. There is no commercial fishing along most of the Fukushima ...


    By Associated Press

  • Record year for bathing water results in the South West

    Results revealed today show it has been a bumper year for bathing water quality in the South West with 191 out of 192 passing the European bathing water quality standards. Only Instow Beach in Devon fell short of the minimum standard. Figures released by Defra at the Cleaner Seas Forum in London also showed that a record 91% of the South West bathing waters met stricter guideline standards in ...

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