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  • EVTN Files Patents for Oil Spill Recovery Technology

    FORTLAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) today announced that the Company recently filed three patents related to oil spill recovery, more specifically its unique Submersible Voraxial® Separator.  The Submersible Voraxial® Separator will be the principal element in EVTN's strategic initiative to penetrate the oil spill recovery market. ...

  • Global Enhanced Oil Recovery Market (2012 - 2018)

    Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is a term for the techniques used for boosting oil recovery by injecting chemicals, gas, or steam to force more oil from an aged field. EOR is also called tertiary recovery or improved oil recovery. On an average, 70% to 75 % of the oil remains trapped in reservoirs because it is too difficult to extract, so by using EOR, about 30 to 60 % of the reservoir's original ...


  • Towable bladder for oil spill recovery applications

    Our Granite Environmentasl towable bladder tanks are an easy way to add capacity to oil recovery equipment used in water response situation. They are easy to deploy as floating bladder tanks in the water or can be used for additional storage capacity on land, thus being very flexible for response situations. These bladders come in a range of sizes and can ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Harsco expands resource recovery to oil and foundry industries

    Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today its second strategic technology alliance this year aimed at providing environmental solutions to significant industrial waste streams, with the signing of an exclusive agreement with Equinox Environmental Limited, a UK-based “green” technology company that has developed proprietary processes for the cost-effective resource recovery and ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Global economic recovery driving increased oil demand

    Oil demand is set to rise more quickly than had been expected throughout 2014, according to a new report from the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA). Consumption of oil all over the world is set to increase by an estimated 1.3mn b/d this year, which is 50,000 b/d higher than was previously forecast. "Global oil demand growth appears to have gradually gained momentum in the last 18 ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. introduces the oil recovery and transfer system

    The Model 6V Oil Holding and Distribution Tank System from Oil Skimmers, Inc. has received a make-over! The system has been re-engineered and re-named; it is now called the Oil Recovery and Transfer System (ORTS). The Oil Recovery and Transfer System includes a Model 6V Oil Skimmer, a built-in decanting system, an oil collection tank, adjustable motor ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • 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.

  • VeruTEK® Extends Relationship with RME Environmental to Include Enhanced Oil Recovery Products

    Environmental remediation and oilfield chemistry company, VeruTEK® Technologies, Inc. (VTKT), announced today that RME Environmental, a Texas-based technology implementation and consulting firm, has become a certified reseller of VeruTEK’s ...


    By VeruTEK Technologies, Inc.

  • Green startup offers Obama $227 million to aid oil spill recovery

    GreenPrint Technologies today offered to donate licenses of its enterprise software to all federal employees, creating printing savings estimated to be worth $200 - 440 million annually for the federal government. The donation, thought to be the first of its kind, was offered with the aim of helping to create a trust to benefit the states affected by the Gulf oil spill. The money would provide ...

  • Oil Spill Recovery Projects Proposed by Louisiana Deserve Prompt Review

    Conservation groups today expressed support for Louisiana's swift action to identify and propose potential restoration projects that qualify for ...


    By Environmental Defense Fund

  • Oman’s giant Miraah project sets new oil recovery benchmark

    GlassPoint Solar’s massive 1.0 GW Miraah CSP plant in Oman establishes solar thermal as a key asset for enhanced oil recovery as operators continue to optimise production in a low oil price environment. Solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) could become a major market for CSP as oil producers are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and to save production costs and natural ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Enhanced Oil recovery may solve U.S. CO2 emissions problem also

    The U.S. has a significant opportunity to increase its energy independence, slash foreign oil imports by as much as half by 2030, and cut carbon emissions through a process known as enhanced oil recovery (EOR) with carbon capture and storage (CCS), according to new analysis by Advanced Resources International (ARI). EOR with CCS would help drive domestic economic growth and increase U.S. oil ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • TRS group expands into international markets and thermally enhanced oil recovery

    Thermal Remediation Services, Inc. (TRS) announced that it has changed its corporate name to TRS Group, Inc. (TRS Group). The name change recognizes corporate expansions to deliver its core technology, Electrical Resistance Heating (ERH), into both the global environmental market and the thermally enhanced oil recovery market. For the last 10 years, TRS has been the market leader and premier ...


    By TRS Group, Inc.

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Plan Draws Bipartisan Welcome in Congress

    A coalition of industry, state, environmental and labor leaders called today for federal and state incentives to stimulate the expansion of enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide (CO2) from power plants and industrial facilities. The proposed measures would boost domestic U.S. oil production while reducing the nation’s ...

  • Recovery boost for North Sea oil and gas through the 28th licensing round

    Companies can now apply for new licences to drill for offshore oil and gas in the North Sea. Increasing recovery of UK oil and gas will enhance energy security, support thousands of jobs and provide billions in increased tax revenues. The UK oil and gas sector already supports around 350,000 jobs, and last year attracted a record £14 billion of capital expenditure as well as supplying ...

  • OriginOil Successfully Treats Produced Water for Reuse in Enhanced Oil Recovery

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, primarily chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced today that independent third-party testing by Zalco ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • BP’s New Core Flood Robot Enhances Oil Recovery Techniques

    BP announced today that it is now operating the world’s first robotic coreflooding system. The Core Flood Robot is the most recent addition to BP’s programme of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) research facilities. Coreflooding is one of the most important techniques used to identify and evaluate EOR technologies.  It measures the effectiveness of water or gas injected into an ...


    By BP - British Petroleum

  • $134M proposed for 10 BP-funded oil spill recovery projects

    State and federal officials overseeing $1 billion provided by BP PLC to spur recovery from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday that they're proposing another 10 projects totaling $134 million. About $700 million to repair environmental damage and enhance recreational access has been allocated previously, although some of that work ...


    By Associated Press

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