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  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • 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. ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • OSCAR Oil Sheen Containment And Removal System

    William Litwin, President of Guardian Environmental Technologies is pleased to announce a new development in the critical field of dealing with spilled oil and other petroleum products in ports, harbors, marinas and even at sea. This device named "OSCAR"was ...

  • Highland Oil/Water Separators for Spill and Secondary Containment

    Highland Tank’s oil/water separators help petroleum storage facilities comply with the EPA’s regulations for spill and secondary containment to satisfy the facility’s SPCC Plan. Highland separators, with new Corella® coalescers, greatly reduce the level of oil and oily coated solids discharged by petroleum storage facilities. The Corella™ inclined parallel plate coalescers combines the ...

  • Highland Oil/Water Separators for Spill and Secondary Containment

    Highland Tank’s oil/water separators help petroleum storage facilities comply with the EPA’s regulations for spill and secondary containment to satisfy the facility’s SPCC Plan. Highland separators, with new Corella® coalescers, greatly reduce the level of oil and oily coated solids discharged by petroleum storage facilities. The Corella™ inclined parallel plate coalescers combines the ...

  • 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

  • Sulfurex containers on transport to Siberian site

    In May 2012 DMT gained a contract for a pressurized Sulfurex system for LUKoil. At places where oil is extracted, gas is released as a byproduct. This gas is a mixture of methane, ethane, higher hydrocarbons and nitrogen. When the gas contains high concentrations of H2S, the gas will harm the equipment reducing the creating shorter lifetimes and causing more maintenance. With the pressurized ...

  • BP inserts riser tube containment system, success still uncertain

    BP PLC has made progress in stemming the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico from the sunken Deepwater Horizon with an insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system it put into place in the end of the leaking riser. The company reports that operations began Sunday to allow oil and gas to flow through the tool up to the drillship Discoverer Enterprise on the surface 5,000 feet above. Produced oil is ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Hose Bridge for Spill Containment Berms

    POL Systems, Magnolia, Arkansas announces the release of its Hose Bridge for use in the Oil & Gas Industries.   The Hose Bridge is a patent pending design for use with Spill Containment Berms with 12” side walls.    Spill Berms are used for secondary containment of hazardous materials.  The Spill Berms are commonly used with frac ...


    By POL Systems, LLC

  • EarthSearch Announces the Development of Oil Pipeline Monitoring System

    East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces the development of Oil pipeline monitoring system based on its proprietary integrated GPS/RFID technology. The system will allow nations and oil companies to monitors tens of thousands of kilometers of pipeline remotely using sensor technology integrated with the EarthSearch ...


  • Oil Skimmers’ model 6V oil recovery system is efficient by continuously removing waste oil

    The Model 6V oil recovery system from Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, efficiently removes oily wastes that float on the surface of water. A specially formulated collector tube skims oil from the water surface. The oil adheres to the outside of the closed-loop tube, which is slowly drawn across the surface of the water and into the oil skimmer. The tube is ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Self-Contained Dew Point Instrument for easy installation

    The DryCheck from Michell is an accurate and stable dew-point instrument, which includes a built-in simple sampling system. Its compact size allows the instrument to be easily installed in a number of dew point measurement applications, such as compressed air dryers, ozone generators, ...


  • 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 LLC

  • Hydrogen to Replace Heavy Oil

    Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. ("TTE") (OTCBB: TTEG) and Energy Technology Services, Inc ("ETS") are pleased to announce its joint venture entity, Global Hydrogen Energy Holding Group Limited ("GHE") has completed an on-site cost benefit survey, for use of GHE's efficient methanol to hydrogen generator system, referred to as the Hydrogen Energy Production System ("HEPS"), at the DeMing Ceramics ...


  • New Fully Automatic Clean In Place System For Oil In Water Monitors!

    Most oilfield produced waters and other oily wastewaters have high fouling potential for optical sensors. High Cost Ultrasonic Cleaning systems only address the local optical path and not the entire sample system. The TurnerCIP (Clean In Place) addresses the entire sample system in the same way that CIP’s are used to clean heat exchangers and other oily systems in heavy industry worldwide. ...

  • Abanaki Announces Solar Powered Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation has added a Solar Powered Groundwater Remediation System to their broad line of oil skimming solutions. This system is typically used in monitoring wells located in remote areas where standard power is unavailable. An added benefit is that solar power is a renewable energy source which is environmentally-friendly and readily available. The solar power ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki Corporation Releases Heavy Oil Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation is pleased to announce a Heavy Oil Groundwater Remediation System designed to remove high viscosity oils such as bunker C and No. 6 fuel oil from groundwater. Typical applications are remediating oil contamination from groundwater using existing monitoring or remediation wells. The Heavy Oil Groundwater Remediation System does not use a groundwater or ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Every Millisecond Counts: GE announces Arc Vault™ system to be fastest arc flash containment technology in the industry

    A breakthrough arc protection technology called Arc Vault™, being developed by GE Consumer & Industrial’s electrical distribution business for delivery in mid-2010, will stop an arcing fault in less than eight milliseconds (ms) to provide increased arc flash hazard mitigation with equipment doors open or closed – the fastest arcing fault containment technology in the industry – helping to ...


    By General Electric

  • New Fully Automatic Clean In Place System For Oil In Water Monitors!

    Introducing the new TurnerCIP Fully Automatic Clean In Place System from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments. Most oilfield produced waters and other oily wastewaters have high fouling potential for optical sensors. High Cost Ultrasonic Cleaning systems only address the local optical path and not the entire sample system. The TurnerCIP (Clean In Place) addresses the entire sample ...

  • ExxonMobil Announces Equipment for Industry Use Through Marine Well Containment Company

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExxonMobil, on behalf of the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), today announced an agreement with BP to provide its underwater well containment equipment to MWCC as part of BP's intent to join the new organization. Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell are establishing the MWCC to provide emergency response services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. As part of ...


    By ExxonMobil

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