on-site methane detection News

  • European consortium to combat methane emissions

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is leading a European consortium to develop and test new methane measurement instruments for shale gas extraction, municipal waste water treatment plants and gas distribution. The consortium includes Cuadrilla Resources, Veolia Environnement and National Grid. Climate-KIC, Europe's largest public-private innovation ...

  • Crowcon’s new LaserMethane mini Gen2 detects methane leaks from up to 100 metres away in seconds

    Crowcon Detection Instruments has launched its new LaserMethane mini Gen2 (LMm) portable methane detector. Designed specifically to detect methane at distance of up to 100 metres in seconds, the ATEX approved, second generation LMm is changing the way methane leaks are detected. What used to be a time consuming and potentially hazardous procedure is now quick and easy. The LMm is very easy to ...

  • Rental partnership for Ashtead Technology methane laser

    Ashtead Technology Rentals has been appointed by Crowcon Detection Instruments for rental of its latest laser methane detection instrument. The hand-held and lightweight ATEX-approved LaserMethane mini (LMm) can detect methane from 100metres and an inbuilt methane cell subsequently eliminates the need for any external calibration. The instrument is predominantly used for gas surveying, landfill ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • NPL’s remote sensing of methane capability enhanced.

    Following the successful construction and launch of their latest enhanced Differential Absorption  Lidar (DIAL) system this summer, NPL has moved on to calibrate its new DIAL truck and to apply its capability to a key European project. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a highly mobile truck-mounted, sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, ...

  • VOC DETECTION DEVICE

    Neodym Technologies has released the Panterra MOS, 0 - 1000 ppm VOC detection system. The Panterra is a DC powered pager sized device that offers user selectable output features. The sensor head may be extended up to 9 meters for easy placement around the gas source. Also available is a choice of an on-board data logger or a direct PC link that enables a variety of user programmable ...


    By Neodym Technologies Inc.

  • Jubilee bonfire beacon, but no explosion, thanks to methane leak check

    Villagers in Brightwell Baldwin in Oxfordshire celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in style, lighting a hilltop bonfire as one of the nationwide chain of 4000 beacons being lit simultaneously. But the organiser had a background in the gas industry, so he was nervous about lighting a fire above an old landfill site. Leigh Greenham, who has been involved in the gas detection business for many ...


    By Geotech

  • TDL-500 with Archer GPS finds methane leaks fast

    Finding gas leaks or proving none exist has just become much easier. With a continuous log of GPS position and methane (CH4) analysis proving zero ppm or showing leak readings from just 1ppm to 100%, Geotech has provided an easy-to-use leak detector. With almost-instant response from the Geotech ...


    By Geotech

  • Laser gas detection success for Anglian Water Services

    Anglian Water Services (AWS) wanted to quantify methane emissions from their wastewater treatment processes. As these are less well understood and less well defined than indirect carbon emissions associated with electricity use, they set up a project to locate and quantify emissions from the processes at a wastewater treatment works. This was led by the in-house Innovation Team which undertakes ...


    By Geotech

  • Dependable gas detection without heated mirrors

    IRmax is an ultra-compact infrared (IR) flammable gas detector which delivers rapid, fail-safe detection of hydrocarbon gases and vapours. Featuring dual-wavelength IR sensor technology in a rugged 316 stainless steel package, IRmax is designed to detect methane gas and other potentially explosive hydrocarbons in the harshest conditions. Unlike conventional IR gas detectors, IRmax does not ...

  • Fact Sheet: Administration takes steps forward on climate action plan by announcing actions to cut methane emissions

    The Obama Administration is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change and help ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations. As part of that effort, today, the Administration is announcing a new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 – 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025, and a set of actions to put the U.S. on a path to ...

  • Energy Department advances research on methane hydrates – the world’s largest untapped fossil energy resource

    The Energy Department today announced the selection of 14 new research projects across 11 states that will be a part of an expanding portfolio of projects designed to increase our understanding of methane hydrates’ potential as a future energy supply. Methane hydrates are 3D ice-lattice structures with natural gas locked inside, and are found both onshore and offshore – including ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Picarro Launches Revolutionary Solution for Natural Gas Leak Detection and Management

    Picarro, the world's leading provider of instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements, today introduced a first-of-its-kind solution for natural gas pipeline leak detection and ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Picarro Unveils the Industry´s First Real-Time Mobile Geo-Informatics Platform for Quantifying Methane Emissions Across Natural Gas Production Fields

    CERA Week 2013-- Picarro Inc. (Twitter: @Picarro), today announced Picarro Surveyor™for natural gas emissions, the world's first mobile and cloud processing platform for measuring fugitive methane emissions across an entire natural gas ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Public Availability Sessions Scheduled for Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold public availability sessions to provide information and answer questions about recent on-site sampling results and upcoming activities at the Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site in Louisville, KY. The sessions will be held at the Western High School Cafeteria, 2501 Rockford Lane, Louisville, KY 40216 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on ...

  • enitial chooses TDL-500 for emissions monitoring

    As one of the UK's leading independent providers of emission and pollution monitoring, control and management services, enitial required a portable methane detector that would be efficient at recording and storing very detailed data. Following an increasing demand for emissions mapping surveys to be carried out from their customers, particularly those concerned ...


    By Geotech

  • Department of Energy Announces 22 New Projects to Enable Emissions Reductions and Improve Energy Efficiency

    The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $60 million in funding for 22 innovative new projects aimed at detecting and measuring methane emissions and developing localized thermal management systems that reduce the energy needed to heat and cool buildings. The projects are funded through ARPA-E’s two newest programs: Methane Observation ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • Equipment Hire - GA2000

    The GA2000 is the standard 5 gas analyser within the STL Equipment Hire fleet. This infra-red Gas Analyser is suitable for use in regulatory Landfill monitoring investigations for the detection and measurement of Methane, CO2 and Oxygen. The analyser also has built-in sensors for the detection and measurement of Toxic gases CO and H2S. Benefits Simultaneous readings of all gases on ...


  • New laser lab on wheels to reduce emissions

    The Environmental Measurement Group and the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have launched a new mobile laboratory to detect and measure emissions that are harmful to the environment. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, accurate measurements of airborne emissions. It is a completely ...

  • Facts on fracking needed to make responsible decisions about UK energy

    The government recently announced that it will award 27 new exploration licences, opening up 1,000 square miles of the UK as potential sites for shale gas extraction. With thousands more people faced with the possibility of having it on their doorstep, the debate on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been well and truly renewed. Proponents argue that shale gas will lessen the UK's dependency ...

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