oil sweep News

  • DESMI Ro-Clean A/S adds the HAWK OWL Aerostat to product portfolio

    DESMI Ro-Clean A/S has expanded its product portfolio through an agency agreement with OWLS Surveillance Ltd. The most experienced Oil Spill Response manufacturer in the world now offer its customer the option to include the HAWK OWL Overhead Wireless Lookout System as part of a package deal or as stand-alone. DESMI applications such as the SPEED-SWEEP advancing sweep system that can operate, ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Tervita Acquires Abandonment Technology Patent to Solve Well Integrity Problems and Better Protect Groundwater

    Tervita Corporation, a leading North American environmental and energy services company, has acquired an exclusive patent for Direxit, from Renelco Energy, a chemical that more effectively seals wells with surface casing vent flow (SCVF) or gas migration (GM) problems. More than 10,000 wells in Alberta alone are impacted by SCVF or GM challenges, two conditions that require expertise and ...


    By Tervita Corporation

  • 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 oil-bearing ...


    By BP - British Petroleum

  • New report calls for sweeping changes in Alberta oil sands monitoring

    The Alberta oil sands may be a threat to water, wildlife and the atmosphere, according to an independent panel report released today by federal environment minister John Baird. But the full dimensions of these threat are unclear, notes the panel, because of inadequacies and gaps in the monitoring and reporting of these environmental impacts. Commissioned by former federal environment minister ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NOFO Accelerates Spill Recovery with DESMI Speed-Sweep

    Safeguarding Norway NOFO (Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies) operates on behalf of 30 offshore operators, establishing and managing oil spill response preparedness in Norwegian coastal and open sea regions. The organization’s total oil recovery capacity is from 100-200,000 barrels per day. From an oil spill response perspective, Norway’s waters, with their cold ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • US drilling states guided on handling quakes

    A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater. The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perhaps the most candid discussion on the topic since tremors across the mid-continent - ...


    By Associated Press

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