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  • Coated fabric for oil boom production available

    Granite Environmental has 60,000 yard coated PVC to manufacture oil booms in stock and ready to ship out. The coated PVC is made of 22 oz fabric and 61 inch wide. Manufactured in the United States of America. Also available are 14 oz, 16 oz, and 18 oz laminated PVC. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GE) is a leading international contract manufacturer ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • GEI absorbent boom: perfect for oil spill cleanup in Marshes, Wetlands, Bayous

    Our GEI absorbent boom is is made for spill cleanup to skim or absorb oil and liquid applications and available in a five inch and 8 inch version. Perfect for cleanup of oil and other hazmat liquids in marshes, wetlands, bayous, and near shore ocean environments. Product Specifications: oil absorbent boom, oil absorbents Consists of ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Despite domestic oil boom, U.S. will remain primary market for oil sands growth

    The substantial growth in tight oil production in the United States is reshaping future markets for Canadian oil sands, according to a new IHS CERA Oil Sands Energy Dialogue report. The U.S. will remain the primary market for oil sands and its import levels are expected to grow, but the destination and type of oil sands imports will be altered, the report says. The significant growth of tight ...


    By IHS

  • ProWater to Capitalize on Saltwater Disposal Wells for Booming Oil & Gas Production in N. Dakota's Bakken Shale

    ProWater LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SET Corp (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS), will be aiding America's efforts to tap the Bakken Shale Formation's estimated 200 billion barrel oil field that could potentially make America energy independent. The Bakken Shale in North Dakota could boost the country's oil reserves 10 times, ...


    By Marketwire

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Boom or Bust: Assessing Canada`s LNG Future

    Joint ventures (JVs) and partnerships could make all the difference between capitalizing on global liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities in Asian demand markets and losing ground to foreign suppliers, says a new Canadian Ernst & Young report. According to the new report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cost of Oil

    North Dakota is in the midst of a hydrocarbon production boom as gas and oil developers tap the Bakken Shale. The boom is generating civic resistance in the arid region, however, because it requires significant quantities of freshwater. Oil and gas production from the Bakken Shale is projected to use up to 5.5 billion gallons of water annually for as long as two decades. This year, if ...

  • Markleen wins Spanish public tender for the supply of sorbent booms

    Markleen has been awarded a Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Spanish Coast Guard) government tender for the supply of 30,000 m of sorbent boom. The prestigious contract, for which a number of domestic and international sorbent suppliers also bidded, is to equip 6 different Coast Guard bases all over Spain. It includes three different models of sorbent boom, as well as a large quantity of sorbent ...

  • Oil Spill Gulf of Mexico 2010: Granite Environmental, Inc. has 500 feet American Fire Boom available, in stock and ready to ship

    Sebastian, FL, Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, has in stock and ready to ship 500 feet American Fire Boom, 30 inch. This fire boom is manufactured in 50 foot sections. The American Fire Boom is a ceramic flotation boom, mainly used as a protective barrier in accidental marine fires. It retains its operating integrity through a unique high temperature resistant ...

  • Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

    Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens of miles away. This is the first of more than 60 coal-to-gas plants China wants to build, mostly in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Timing Changes, But Coal-fired Power Plant Boom Will Continue

    In April, the McIlvaine Company predicted the world would be operating 1.7 million MW of coal-fired boilers in 2011.  The new forecast in the continually updated, Coal-fired Boilers: World Analysis and Forecast is for 1.6 million MW of installed capacity.  However, the forecast for 2020 of 2.1 million MW remains unchanged.  The prediction that $2.5 trillion will be invested in new ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Construction boom heats up the market for district cooling, finds Frost & Sullivan

    District cooling is fast emerging as the most viable cooling solution in the Middle East, where the temperature frequently exceeds 45 degree Celsius and air conditioning requirements consume 70 percent of the power during peak electricity demand. As power shortage is rampant in this region, the governments are turning to district cooling to cool buildings, as it is a cheaper and greener ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Oil spill absorbent rolls for gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup

    Granite Environmental, Inc., has 1.5 truck load of oil spill absorbent rolls available and further truck load quantities (20,000 square yards/truck) on a weekly basis to help clean up the crude oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. The absorbent roll is made from polypropylene fibers and provides an economical solution to have a large quantity of absorbent pads on hand that can be cut to length to ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Oil spill storage options: portable collapsible tanks for oils and water

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has portable collapsible flexible tanks for hydrocarbon, gray water and drinking water storage  available. These tanks are made for responders in the oil spill ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • 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 ...

  • UK seeking investors for North Sea oil and gas

    The UK government has opened up a round of offshore oil and gas licences in the hope of stimulating the North Sea industry, which is currently being hit by falling production and rising costs. Oil and gas production has tailed off by 38% over the course of the past three years, which industry estimates indicate has cost the Treasury £6 billion in lower tax receipts, the Financial Times ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Colorado flooding triggers oil spills, shutdowns

    Colorado's flooding shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state's main petroleum-producing region and triggered at least two spills, temporarily suspending a multibillion-dollar drilling frenzy and sending inspectors into the field to gauge the extent of pollution. Besides the possible environmental impact, flood damage to roads, railroads and other infrastructure will affect the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oil cleanup absorbents: absorbent rolls and pads available

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has GEI absorbent rolls  and pads available. 84,000 linear feet absorbent rolls can be shipped out daily. Check out GEI YouTube ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste

    North Dakota confirmed Thursday (April 24, 2014) the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there. The Canadian company hired to clean up the largest dump found so far, located at an abandoned gas ...


    By Associated Press

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