on-site oil analysis News

  • On-Site Wastewater Analysis

    The US EPA, as well as other governmental regulatory agencies, have instituted stricter regulations covering discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities into publicity owed treatment plants (POTWs) facilities, forcing numerous industries to monitor their effluent more closely prior to discharge. This regulations affect such industries as food – both processors and restaurants, metal fabrication, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Oil in Water Method Allows Onsite Analysis

    S. Norwalk, CT, April 19, 2007 -- New European regulations governing the measurement of oil-in-water, a 15% hydrocarbon emission reduction target and Hydrocarbon Trading have all heightened the importance of monitoring oil concentration levels. As a result, US instrument manufacturer, Wilks Enterprise, Inc., and their UK representative – Quantitech, Ltd. - have reported a rapid growth in demand ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Analysis of the RFID Market in the Oil and Gas Industry

    The study analyzes trends in the global RFID market in the oil and gas industry.With RFID expected to witness greater traction, this study focuses on the trends,challenges, and factors that drive market growth. The study provides regionalmarket analyses for the base year and competitive analysis. Being an emergingmarket, initiatives from suppliers have been discussed. This deliverable willprovide ...


  • On-Site Measurement of Oil/Grease in Wastewater Helps Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil/grease levels in wastewater for compliance with governmental regulatory discharge permits is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries including chemical, oil and gas, biofuels, and other industrial manufacturing plants.  To ensure compliance with discharge regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fats, Oil and Grease Levels in Wastewater Measured On-Site in Under 10 Minutes

    Stricter wastewater regulations worldwide are aimed at ensuring excessive levels of fats, oil, and grease (FOG) in wastewater are not being discharged.  The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to help regulators and industry reduce the discharge and build up FOG in sewers. These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • On-Site Oil in Water Measurements Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil in water levels for compliance with governmental regulatory permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing all segments of the oil and gas industry.   To ensure compliance with these regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • On-Site Sub-ppm Oil in Water Measurements in Less Than 15 Minutes

    The new InfraCal 2 Field Portable IR Analyzer can measure down to 0.1 ppm oil in water accurately, on-site and in less than 15 minutes. It is the newest addition to the Wilks line of rugged, easy-to-use oil in water/soil analyzers and provides added sensitivity and features for today’s most challenging environmental applications. InfraCal 2 is ideal for non-technical users and will provide ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Spectro Scientific Introduces The MiniLab 153 Oil Analysis System

    Spectro Scientific introduces the MiniLab 153 oil analysis system, enabling reliability and maintenance professionals to quickly and accurately perform comprehensive on-site lubricant analysis. Following Spectro’s successful introduction of the MiniLab 53 last ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • EIA launches new tool for crude oil import analysis

    Today EIA released a new U.S. Crude Oil Import Tracking Tool that allows policymakers, analysts, and the public to more easily track trends in crude oil imports. Users can sort and display crude oil imports by month or year, by crude type (i.e., light, medium, heavy), country source, port of entry, processing company, processing refinery, and more. ...

  • Research update available -- oil sands greenhouse gas emissions analysis

    The IHS Canadian Oil Sands Dialogue has released an update to its 2010 report comparing the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from fuels made from Canadian oil sands to those from other crude sources. The new analysis—updated to include more current data—found that total emissions from refined products that are wholly derived from oil sands are 4 to 18 percent higher than the average ...


    By IHS

  • Recent Study: Hydrogen Generation (Merchant And On-Site) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    Hydrogen gas is a major energy source and is widely used in various industrial sectors such as petroleum refineries, chemical processing, automotive fuel, fuel cells, aerospace and many more. Commercially, hydrogen gas is produced by steam reformation of natural gas or by partial oxidation of petroleum oil.  Hydrogen gas can be segmented into captive hydrogen generation and merchant hydrogen ...


  • On-site measurement of fats, oils and greases in wastewater in under 10 minutes using portable IR analyzers

    InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to assist regulators, as well as industry, to reduce the build up of fats, oils, and greases (FOG) in sewers. These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment centers as it is important to locate and monitor sites that are suspected of dumping high levels of FOG into the sewer line. In ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Videos Demonstrate the Ease of using Portable Infrared Analyzers for On-Site Oil in Water Measurements

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce several new videos that demonstrate the ease of using portable infrared analyzers for measuring the level of total oil and grease in water.  These short videos show how on-site measurements with the InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers take just a few simple steps to obtain accurate part per million (ppm) results in under 15 minutes. They are readily used ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • EPA proposes $16.4 million action to remove pollution from universal oil products superfund site in East Rutherford, N.J.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated sediment, soil and debris in streams and in an area near lagoons in which industrial wastewater was stored at the Universal Oil Products Superfund site in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The proposed cleanup plan will eliminate the threat of contaminants spreading off the site through the streams that carry water ...

  • Intelligent and Portable Fuel Analysis

    Grabner Instruments, a subsidiary of AMETEK, Inc. has introduced a new portable and highly versatile FTIR spectrometer for the fully automatic measurement of gasoline, diesel and biofuel blends. The MINISCAN IRXpert is the first completely portable fuel analyzer that combines superior scanning range and resolution with the advantages of mid-IR and near-IR spectroscopy for highest measurement ...

  • Spectro Scientific’s MicroLab oil analyzers offer fast and reliable on-location fluid analysis

    Spectro Scientific today announced the launch of the new MicroLab®Series all-in-one, automated lubricant analysis systems. The MicroLab platform is used in virtually every industry that operates equipment powered by engines including automotive and trucking, energy, mining and heavy equipment, agricultural and the government sector at all levels from the military to local municipalities. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • ReportsnReports - Merchant Hydrogen Generation and On-site Distributed Generation

    Merchant Hydrogen Generation and On-site Distributed Generation  Hydrogen now is a major energy source, and an important chemical feedstock for a multitude of key industrial processes. Therefore, customers are looking for reliable cost-effective supply options, among ...


  • Geovariances - Setting Standards for Decontamination of Radioactive Sites

    Kartotrak, the first all-in-one software solution for radio-contaminated site characterization IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Geovariances, the global leader of geostatistical solutions launches Kartotrak, the first commercially available solution dedicated to all stages of any remediation program of radio-contaminated soil. French company Geovariances announces the launch of Kartotrak, the first ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • Developing a unified approach to qualifying CO2 storage sites

    Bold political will and industrial incentives are required to accelerate the deployment of options to mitigate climate change. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has been highlighted as one of the key technologies that can help put the world on a ‘low-carbon’ diet. Many pilot-scale and demo-scale projects are now underway around the world, and project developers are considering taking the next step ...


    By DNV GL

  • On-Site Ethanol Blend Measurements in Under a Minute

    As more mandates for higher blends of ethanol in gasoline come into effect, terminal managers, distributors, fleet managers, regulators and tax enforcement agencies need a quick and accurate way to measure the percent ethanol in gasoline to ensure a correct blend. The InfraCal Ethanol Blend Analyzer from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. is portable, rugged, compact and specifically designed for use by ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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