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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

  • Leak detection of oil in cooling water

    Gas compressor plants for one of the USA’s largest suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, use oil / water heat exchangers to cool compressor lubricating oil.  Oil is on one side of a heat exchanger and cooling water on the other side.  Some of the plants have open loop once through cooling systems, with discharge back to a river or lake.  If a heat exchanger leaks ...

  • Early Detection of Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments, a division of GE Water & Process Technologies, manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers a variety of system configurations consisting of a sensor and controller for wet and dry environments. Installation of sensors in sensitive locations like storm water sumps, retention tanks, ground ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Proactive leak detection of oil & gas assets can improve worker safety

    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, there have only been 4 new refineries built in the last 20 years on US soil. Those 4 refineries have a combined capacity of These complex, engineering amusement parks must be properly maintained if they want to continue to not only be operable but also profitable. One aspect of proper maintenance and environmental stewardship is proactive ...


    By EnTech Engineering, Inc

  • Leakwise oil-on-water detection system uses twitter to send oil leak alerts

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring and Detection System from GE Analytical Instruments is using Twitter to send regular updates about water quality conditions and the presence of oil on water near Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. In April 2011, EPA Region 9 and Environmental Response Team (ERT) personnel established a mooring point just off ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Detecting gas leaks can reduce costs and minimise dangers

    The potential consequences of undetected gas leaks have been well reported over recent years, including causing illness in personnel and building collapses, and harming the environment. Many chemical compounds and gases are invisible to the naked eye and some are odourless. Yet many companies work intensively with these substances before, during and after their production processes. The effective ...

  • INNOVA 3434i - SF6 Leak Detection Monitor for Energy Markets

    Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, with a Global Warming Potential of more than 22,000 times than that of CO2. Over the past decades, manufacturers have replaced oil high-voltage switch gears with SF6-insulated units. Today, the power utility industry uses roughly 80% of all SF6 produced worldwide. The Lumasense SF6 ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Envirologger chosen for PetroSense oil and fuel detection

    The PetroSense range of sensors from FCI Environmental is now supported by Envirologger. The probes can detect minute traces of hydrocarbons in soil or water and the data is transmitted instantaneously to a central server and relayed to the client on a web site, by email, SMS, file transfer protocol or via site manager software. Applications include process water, wastewater, oil field ...


    By Envirologger Limited

  • Envirologger chosen for PetroSense oil and fuel detection

    The PetroSense range of sensors is now supported by Envirologger, an advanced battery powered datalogger with extensive communications capability, including automatic data transfer to web sites. The probes can detect minute traces of hydrocarbons in soil or water and the data is transmitted instantaneously to a central server and relayed to the client on a web site, by email, SMS, file transfer ...


    By Envirologger Limited

  • Advanced oil in water detection prevents plant failure

    The installation of a continuous oil-in-water monitor in coolant water at a steel re-processing plant has prevented downtime and avoided costly and time-consuming laboratory analysis. The steel manufacturing industry relies on closed loop generation and recycling of steam as an energy efficient means of process control. Generated steam is used to raise the temperature of mineral oil based heat ...


  • Catch Oil Leaks Early at Hydroelectric Dams and Power Plants

    Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems from GE Analytical Instruments can detect the presence of oil immediately, monitor its buildup, measure hydrocarbon layer thickness, alert facility operators of oil presence or thickness, and activate control mechanisms to stop leaks before they become spills. Leakwise systems, consisting of a sensor and controller, offer a number of ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring Systems Mitigate Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers various system configurations including a controller and sensor for wet and dry environments. Sensors installed in storm water sumps, retention tanks, or at the outlet of a floating tank roof provide on-line monitoring 24/7.Leakwise detectors may ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Gas Leak Detection Technology Becomes Increasingly Important to Sustaining Environmentally Clean Energy

      Opgal, a world leader in thermal imaging technology, answers the needs of the petro and drilling industry's gas leak detection requirements with its EyeCGas™ Camera System.  EyeCGas, an innovative, unique gas detection camera, has already achieved worldwide success for remotely detecting gas in the industrial environmental market. ...

  • Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for violations of clean air act’s leak detection and repair requirements

    Hercules, Inc., a Wilmington, Del., chemical company, has agreed to pay a $245,521 civil penalty to the United States for violating the Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair requirements at its manufacturing facility in Louisiana, Mo. According to a stipulation of settlement and judgment filed today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis, Hercules violated the National Emission Standards ...

  • Industry’s First Certified Camera for Long-Range Gas Leak Detection, Unveiled by Opgal at Gastech 2012

    Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of thermal and long range near IR imaging solutions, announced today a new long-range model of its EyeCGas Infrared Gas Imaging camera, using a 75mm lens. Utilizing its proprietary optical design, the EyeCGas infrared camera enables remote inspection of potentially leaking areas by detecting and visualizing even the smallest gas leaks from ...

  • Wireless Gas Detection with Crowcon’s Detective Net

    Crowcon’s new Detective Net wireless module allows up to 25 Detective+ gas detectors to be linked without cables. It is ideal for use in the oil, gas, petrochemical and utility industries. The Detective+ is a free-standing, transportable multigas monitor that can be used individually or in groups to ...

  • Gas leaks fuel climate change

    A leading authority on the effects of methane in the atmosphere has called for a new drive to cut gas leaks from pipelines and wells. Euan Nisbet, professor of Earth sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, says that ever more sensitive detection equipment using global satellite positioning systems has made it ...


    By Climate News Network

  • OceanSENSE leak detector delivers 100% record

    A leak detector engineered by OceanTools, UK, has delivered a 100% detection record across a recent series of major North Sea projects. The OceanSENSE-DH diver-held leak detector, which was launched by OceanTools in late 2010. According to Kevin Parker, managing director of OceanTools, OceanSENSE has been used on numerous North Sea projects and has achieved a 100% detection rate. The success of ...

  • 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

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