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  • Oil Skimmers better serves customers by customizing its products

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, has the expertise to customize its existing products for customers’ specialized needs. Based on the customer’s use of either the Model 6-V or the Model 5-H, Oil Skimmers has the capabilities to modify their existing products or create an entirely new unit per the customer’s request. Oil Skimmers is flexible enough to ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Most of San Francisco Bay Oil Spill Not Recoverable

    The latest overflight of San Francisco Bay and the nearby coastline shows very little recoverable oil offshore and inshore from last Wednesday's spill of 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel, the U.S. Coast Guard said today. To date, seven miles of containment boom has been deployed to confine and collect oil in the water and six vessels are skimming and collecting oil. The ...

  • Oil Skimmers for Hydroelectric Power Plants: Another Green Idea from Abanaki

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki announced a full range of oil skimmers and emergency oil spill systems for the special challenges facing hydroelectric power generation facilities, who must protect water resources from spills of hydraulic fluid. Although hydroelectric-generated electricity is considered clean, small leaks of hydraulic oil from turbines at hydroelectric plants are not uncommon. The oil can end ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • 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 ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Companies Using Oil Skimmers to Clean Flowback

    Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a process that recovers natural gas and oil from deep shale formations that contain large amounts of the fuels. Fracking requires the drilling of a well vertically underground, past the deepest aquifer containing fresh groundwater. Steel surface casing is inserted down the well ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki announces New Mighty Mini SST Oil Skimmer

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, announces the new and improved Mighty Mini SST. The Mighty Mini is the ideal ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmers Provide Lowest-Cost Method for Groundwater Remediation

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation offers a cost-effective way to remove hydrocarbon contamination from groundwater without pumps. Engineers in industrial settings have, for many years, valued oil skimmers as the lowest cost way to remove hydrocarbons from wastewater. Food processing plants, the metals industry, machining firms, and utilities have all used skimmers with great success ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Guam`s Oil Spill Recovery Capacity Significantly Improved

    OSROCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabras Marine, and T&T operate the skimming system as well as an array of small crafts, and other specialized response equipment.  OSROCO, Cabras and T&T employees are trained and certified in accordance with the U.S. Federal Government’s oil spill response and safety standards. Moreover, the companies’ comprehensive oil spill response ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Large China oil spill threatens sea life, water

    China"s largest reported oil spill emptied beaches along the Yellow Sea as its size doubled Wednesday, while cleanup efforts included straw mats and frazzled workers with little more than rubber gloves. An official warned the spill posed a "severe threat" to sea life and water quality as China"s latest environmental crisis spread off the shores of Dalian, once named China"s most livable city. One ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Abanaki Corporation Is One-Stop Shop for Oil Skimmer Replacement Belts and Tubes

    Abanaki Corporation, who has successfully specialized in oil skimming and coolant maintenance technology for over 40 years, announces a complete line of oil skimmer replacement belts and tubes. Abanaki offers the widest variety of oil skimmer belt and tube materials in the ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki Offers New Light Fuel Oil Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation is pleased to offer a Light Fuel Oil Groundwater Remediation System. The system is designed to remove light hydrocarbons, such as gasoline and diesel fuel, from groundwater using existing monitoring and remediation wells. It offers a cost-effective method for ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • EVTN To Showcase Submersible Voraxial® for Effective Oil Spill Recovery at Clean Gulf 2010

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial® Separator at the upcoming Clean Gulf Training and Exhibition on October 19-20 in Tampa, Florida. The Submersible Voraxial® is the core technology for a fleet of ...

  • 07 Sep 2010: NIH to launch gulf oil spill health study

    The National Institutes of Health will launch a multi-year study this fall to look at the potential health effects from the oil spill in the Gulf region. The Gulf Worker Study, announced by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., in June, is in response to the largest oil spill in U.S. history, caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

  • Cherrington Model 5000 Cleans Up After Oil Spill

    A fleet of Cherrington Model 5000 Beach Cleaners has been working in Grand Isle, LA since the Deep Horizon Oil Spill skimming off oil soaked sand for remediation at the wash stations, picking up tar balls and grooming the beaches there as the community recovers for the tragedy. Cherrington Beach Cleaners handle all phases of shoreline beach clean-up, both catastrophic response and ongoing ...

  • Oil mars Alabama swamp months after crude train crash

    Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes. So why is dark, smelly crude oil still oozing into the water four months later? The isolated wetland smelled like a garage when a reporter from The Associated Press ...


    By Associated Press

  • `Significant` oil spill closes United States ship channel

    No timetable has been set to reopen a major U.S. shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil spilled into the Texas waterway, but more help was being called in Monday to contain the spill and protect important shorebird habitat. A barge carrying about 900,000 gallons of the heavy oil collided with a ship  ...


    By Associated Press

  • Coast Guard defends cleanup response to California oil spill

    The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were workers on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches. The first wave of workers deployed booms in the water to corral the oil slick and placed them along the shoreline to protect ecologically sensitive habitats. Others vacuumed up oil from the site of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Abanaki Offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages

    Abanaki Corporation offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages for use in situations where there is a need to keep the oil skimmer from being tampered with or in applications where the operation of oil removal equipment may be deemed unsightly. These lockable poly-shelters are available in two sizes to accommodate various oil skimmers and option configurations. A ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Small, portable oil skimmer system can make big impact in BP disaster clean-up on Louisiana shoreline

    A North Carolina company that specializes in industrial oil skimmers has created a small, portable oil skimmer system specifically designed to clean up the BP oil spill on the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. SkimOil, Inc., has incorporated their well-proven industrial skimmer into a portable, easy-to-use surface skimming system that can be used on small vessels to remove large volumes of oil ...


    By SkimOil Inc.

  • Abanaki oil skimmer sales to support clean drinking water

    Abanaki Corporation, who has successfully specialized in oil skimming technology for over 40 years, is acknowledging Earth Day, 2011 in a very special way. Beginning on Earth Day through May 31, 2011 charity: water will receive a monetary donation of $1 per oil skimmer and oil skimmer belt sold. Since 2006, charity: water, a non-profit ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

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