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  • Oil spill monitoring in Western Australia

    EOMAP GmbH & Co has launched several services to support oil spill monitoring using optical satellites. The services were developed for mapping a major ecological disaster: a recent oil spill near the coast of Western Australia.   Oil, gas and condensate started seeping into the Timor Sea on 21st August from a leak 250 kilometres north of Truscott, and 690 kilometres west of ...

  • Raging Floodwaters Cause Kansas Refinery Oil Spill

    KANSAS CITY, Kansas, July 3, 2007 (ENS) - Emergency management officials are trying to contain damage from an oil refinery spill in Coffeyville, Kansas that occurred over the weekend when raging floodwaters breached a levee Sunday as heavy rains swept the southeastern section of the state. At the Coffeyville Resources Refinery more than 42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the overflowing ...

  • ARPC Developed Compensation Models and Payment Formulas in BP Oil Spill Settlement

    ARPC, an expert services and business advisory consulting firm providing world-class analytical expertise and guidance to clients facing complex legal and business challenges, has announced today that the Company provided economic expertise in assessing and forecasting claims in the recent BP ...


    By PRWeb

  • Exxon Mobil halting 3 oil platforms after pipeline spill

    Exxon Mobil Corp. has been forced to halt operations at three offshore oil platforms because it couldn't deliver to refineries in the wake of a broken pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast, the company said. Operations temporarily ceased last week because Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries, spokesman Richard ...


    By Associated Press

  • Financial risks of oil sands greater than BP`s gulf oil spill

    While public attention is focused on widespread environmental and financial damage from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a new Ceres report released today shows that the environmental and financial risks of producing oil in Canada"s vast oil sands region may be even greater. Alberta"s oil sands are already the world"s largest energy project-with $200 billion in funds committed from the world"s ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ecolab Provides 2013 Adjusted EPS Forecast

    Ecolab Inc. announced today that it looks for strong sales and earnings growth to continue in 2013. Douglas M. Baker, Jr., Ecolab’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We expect another strong year in 2013. In spite of expected continued soft economic and market trends in 2013, as well as unfavorable pension expense due to lower interest rates, we plan on again driving growth ...


    By Ecolab (ECL)

  • NOVACES Develops New Capabilities for the Incident Command System in Support of Project Management for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    NOVACES, a management consulting firm that provides performance management, continuous process improvement (CPI), and project management services to public and private sector organizations, announced the availability of its innovative solution to look beyond the normal Incident Command System (ICS) planning cycle and predictably ...


    By PRWeb

  • Synthetic Biology Market, Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share and Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Synthetic Biology Market, Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share and Forecast, 2012 - 2018", global Synthetic biology market was worth USD 1,537.5 million in 2011. The market grew to a value ...


  • Beyond petroleum: an investor`s response to oil stocks

    In response to a growing number of queries from investors and journalists, Portfolio 21 Investments today explained why the selection criteria for its green mutual fund favors renewable energy and prevented an investment in BP. "The oil disaster in the gulf is a harsh reminder of the risks we have taken on with our fossil fuel-based system," said CEO Leslie Christian. "Portfolio 21 does not ...

  • Shipping oil pollution: new hazard mapping method developed

    A new method for mapping the spread of oil released by ships is presented in a recent study, where it is applied to the Adriatic and Ionian Seas of the Mediterranean. The method pulls together a range of data, including information on shipping routes, oil particle behaviour, currents and climate. In this case study, it reveals pollution hotspots in the south-western Adriatic Sea and north-eastern ...

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Reports Crude Oil Leak in Romeoville, Illinois

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/09/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") is reporting a leak on Line 6A of the Lakehead System in Romeoville, Illinois. The line was shut down within minutes. No injuries have been reported. Oil was released onto a roadway and then into a retention pond. There is no current estimate of the size of the crude oil leak. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Thermal Oxidizer Market to Grow From 4 to 18 Percent Depending on Oil Prices and the Chinese Economy

    The market for thermal and catalytic oxidizers will grow by over 18 percent from 2015 to 2019 at oil prices of $80/barrel during the period and Chinese economic growth of 7 percent per annum. At $40/barrel and 2 percent economic growth in China, the oxidizer market growth will only be 4 percent. These are the latest forecasts in N007 Thermal Catalytic World Air Pollution ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Transformer Oil Market By Types, Applications (Small & Large Transformers, Utility) & Geography to 2017

    Transformer oil is a dielectric fluid mainly used in oil filled electrical transformers as an insulating and cooling medium. It is usually obtained by fractional distillation and subsequent processing of crude oil. The primary purpose of transformer oil is to insulate and cool the transformer windings and core. These also preserve the core and winding as these are fully immersed in the oil and ...

  • AristaTek, Inc. Releases Written Brief on the Toxic Consequences of Smoke Plumes from Burned Crude Oil

    Aristatek, Inc, a leading provider of hazardous materials planning and response solutions, has prepared a written brief detailing the consequences of toxins in smoke plumes from spilled crude oil in response to the numerous railcar disasters that have recently taken place in the United States and Canada. The company will make this brief available at no cost to Hazmat teams, fire departments/fire ...


    By AristaTek, Inc.

  • EVTN Announces New Multi-Voraxial® Order to South American National Oil Company

     Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that it has received another multi-unit purchase order for its Voraxial® Separators from a South American National Oil Company.  The units were recently shipped.  Following record sales in 2011, EVTN projects accelerated growth in 2012 as evidenced by expanding opportunities with some of the world's largest ...

  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Chemical Market Could Be Slowed By the Chinese Slowdown and Oil Price Drop

    The market for water and wastewater treatment chemicals will grow by over 16 percent from 2015 to 2019 at oil prices of $80/barrel during the period and Chinese economic growth of 7 percent per annum. At $40/barrel and 2 percent economic growth in China, the treatment chemicals market growth will only be 10 percent. These are the latest forecasts in Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals: World ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • The solutions to environmental and energy problems have to be coordinated

    The Gulf oil spill brings home the message that there is shifting balance between the creature comforts we seek and the cost of obtaining them. This cost is measured not only in dollars but also in reduction in our life quality. The McIlvaine Company has undertaken two major efforts to help provide a coordinated basis for energy and environmental decision making. The first effort is to provide ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w2nxh4/2013_u_s) has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Remediation ...


  • Global CBRN & HAZMAT Incidents Decontamination Industry Research Report

    The threat of CBRN terrorism and HAZMAT incidences was demonstrated by the Fukushima 3/11 reactors meltdown, which left nearly 8% of the Japanese mainland contaminated and is expected to cost more than $40 billion to decontaminate. Global public outcry drove governments to impose strict safety regulations and accident recovery funding, which will raise the market for decontamination equipment ...


  • Sedimentation & centrifugation market will grow in 2015

    The world market for centrifuges, clarifiers, dissolved air flotation systems and hydrocyclones will grow from just over $6.3 billion in 2011 to $7.2 billion in 2015.  This is the forecast in the continually updated Sedimentation & Centrifugation World Markets. Clarifiers and thickeners will generate the most revenues.  These gravity-settling devices are widely used. They are found ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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