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  • How to connect sections of oil containment boom - video

    Most manufacturers of oil containment boom in the US utilize ASTM F962-94 aluminum connectors at both ends of the boom. These universal Z connector bars allow sections of boom from any manufacturer to be used together to form longer sections of deployed containment boom. In the event that the pin holes don't line up across boom makers, additional holes can quickly be drilled through the ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Oil Containment Boom Overview

    For those not familiar with oil containment boom, Texas Boom Company is providing an overview to share the basics of what spill containment boom is, how containment boom is made, and where containment boom is used. One of the first actions taken when oil has spilled into or in the vicinity of a body of water is to encircle the spill with containment boom. Because oil and other hydrocarbons ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Oil containment system tops annual Innovation Awards

    KAWARTHA LAKES- A local man who invented a device for rapid response and containment of oil spills is this year's winner in the Kawartha Lakes CFDC innovation awards. Janetville's Glenn Murray, the general manager of Murrenhil Corp. gratefully accepted his award Friday at city hall in Lindsay. "It feels awesome. It feels great. A little bit of recognition is always good,"Murray said. Murray's ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • Increased oil containment boom production

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, offers an available 19 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning May 29th, 2010. The oil containment boom for protected water and fast current is manufactured with a height of 19 inch, freeboard of 7 inch, draft of 12 inch, top tension cable of 5/16 inch (galv.), ballast chain of ¼” or 5/16” inch (galv.) ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Five primary types of oil containment boom

    There are typically five primary types of containment boom manufactured and deployed in the United States and Canada. We provide a brief description of each for the benefit of those not familiar with containment boom. All containment boom is sold in managable sections that can be joined end to end to form longer lengths. Boom manufacturers typically utlize universal connectors so that boom ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Drill cuttings management– cost saving solution discovered

    econ industries is proud to announce the successful completion of large scale pilot tests executed by one of our clients with 100 t oil based drill cuttings, with excellent results. With an overall thermal energy consumption of only 170 – 230 kWh per ton treated drill cuttings, more than 99.8 % of the oil contained was recovered in highest quality. The operations manager in charge said, ...

  • 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 approximately ...

  • Made in USA - Oil Containment Boom, Silt Curtains, Tanks, Berms

    As the year comes to an end, everyone at Texas Boom Company is proud of the work done at our manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas. Texas Boom is a manufacturer of top quality oil containment boom, silt curtains, pillow tanks and bladders, containment berms, and many other products that leverage our RF welding capability. We place an emphasis on quality, provide short lead times, offer the ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • permanent fence boom

    The Permanent Fence Boom Mk 8 910/30m (36 in/100 ft) is a heavy duty solid float boom that is designed specifically for permanent installations in e.g. harbors and water inlets. The MK 8 boom's strength, high freeboard and reserve buoyancy floatation make it effective under harsh conditions. The Mk 8 is manufactured from strong PVC coated belting fabric together with durable polyethylene floats. ...


    By Zwanny-Ltd

  • Statement on approval of plan to remove oil in Gannet pipeline

    The Secretary of State’s Representative for Maritime Salvage and Intervention (SOSREP) has approved Shell UK’s plans to remove oil contained in the Gannet pipeline. The operation will recover the majority of the oil remaining in the carrier pipe, at a water depth of 91m (300ft), following an oil leak from the pipeline that was successfully stopped in August 2011. The flowlines of ...

  • Greek olive oils contain no harmful levels of pesticides

    There are concerns that pesticides which make their way into food products can have harmful effects on health. However, Greek researchers have tested a range of olive oils for pesticide residues and concluded that levels were sufficiently low in these samples and do not pose a health risk. Olive oil production is a major agricultural activity in Mediterranean countries and a variety of ...

  • ANDRITZ SEPARATION successfully starts up a newly developed decanter for a Spanish olive oil producer

    A newly developed F-series ANDRITZ SEPARATION decanter has been started up successfully for an olive oil producer in Jaén, Spain. In the first extraction phase, the F6000 decanter already achieved a throughput of 300 tons per day. In addition to the high throughput, the quality of the olive oil is enhanced in terms of flavor and fragrance because the oil contains less contaminants and is ...

  • Shell Gannet field update: SOSREP gives go ahead for removal of gas from the pipeline

    Further to the update issued on 24 August, this is a statement by Mr Hugh Shaw, the Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSREP) for Maritime Salvage and Intervention, who was appointed by the UK Government to oversee the operation. “Following the successful work to stop the release of oil and to make the Gannet pipeline safe, I have given permission for Shell to begin the next stage ...

  • Oil containment boom for open water and ocean use available

    Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, offers 36 and 42 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning July 2nd, 2010. The 36" and 42" oil containment boom for open water and ocean is manufactured to the following specification: 36" oil boom: With a height of 36 inch, freeboard of 12 inch, draft of 24 inch, ballast chain of 3/8 inch galv. (optional 1/2" galv) and ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Carmanah lighting oil spill containment booms

    Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of ...

  • Jim Pearce’s Golden Standard

    We’ve discussed the origins of Elastec in the early ‘90s many times. But the story began long before that – in 1967 Orlando, Florida. That was the year that the late Jim Pearce formed a new company, American Marine. Pearce formed the company after a successful career as a U.S. Navy pilot and involvement with the Apollo Lunar Landing Program. After collaborating with a colleague, ...


    By Elastec

  • Light floating marker: 50 inch flashing marker light for oil containment booms

    Granite Environmental Light Floating Marker 50 is a flashing marker light. It is perfect for oil spill cleanup projects and made for use with oil containment and debris booms, turbidity control curtains, or as a marker for anchor lines and other marine based operations. 26 of the 50 inch is exposed above the water line. The ballast part is filled in with concrete. The light is operated by 2 D ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Analytik Jena AG: multi EA 5000 - Chlorine Determination in Petro Matrices

    Offshore-produced oil contains considerable chlorine contents, which adversely affect the transportation and refining process. High temperature oxidation followed by coulometric titration is the ideal technique to determine this parameter but suffers from incomplete combustion, escalating with the sample complexity. But the intelligent flame sensor technology of multi EA® 5000 fully ...

  • World’s fastest response oil containment system hits Canadian waters

    Today, Ontario-based environmental protection technology leader Murrenhil Corporation launched the world's fastest response oil containment system, designed to reach and trap an oil spill within minutes, protecting our oceans, lakes, rivers, streams and coastal areas from ecological disaster. More than a dozen oil spills occur every day in Canada,1 leaving an undeniable footprint on our ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • Texas Boom - legacy product name guide

    As Texas Boom Company has evolved since its founding in 1986, the product lines and branding have varied over the years. In order to help clarify where to find an appropriate product when referencing older marketing material, order invoices, or product markings, we are providing a guide below. If you ever have any questions about what current products are suitable to meet your needs, please ...


    By Texas Boom Company

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