petroleum hydrocarbons News

  • ISO consults on draft standard for petroleum hydrocarbons assessment

    The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published a draft standard on 'Soil quality – assessment of impact from soil contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons' (ISO DIS 11504) for public comment. The draft standard provides guidance on "the choice of fractions and individual compounds when carrying out analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons in soils, soil materials and ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • NGWA hosts November conference on petroleum hydrocarbons and organic chemicals in groundwater

    The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is hosting its “Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Chemicals in Ground Water: Prevention, Detection, and Remediation Conference” November 2-3 in Costa Mesa, California.NGWA has held this conference for more than 20 years, training groundwater professionals on how to protect groundwater from contamination, as well as how to clean up contaminated ...

  • Petroleum-impacted soil remediation

    The Adventus Group is an applied environmental products company that provides various remediation biotechnologies – including those exclusive to our patent portfolio (see below). We are NOT consultants, and are geared towards supporting client project teams by providing unbiased design, support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our ...


  • Petroleum Industry Fundamentals Workshop

    The Eastern Africa Energy Conference 2010, is part of our worldwide suite of senior management events in/on Africa that we have conducted annually for over 16 years, and is Endorsed by the Ministry of Energy, Kenya and the National Oil Corporation of KenyaIt showcases the regional oil/gas and energy game in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, DRC, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, ...


    By Global Pacific & Partners

  • STL can now offer one of the most extensive MCERTS Petroleum Hydrocarbon suites in the UK with accreditation.

    To complement our already accredited methods, we have recently extended MCERTS accreditation -The Environment Agency’s Monitoring Certification Scheme, across Petroleum Hydrocarbon analysis on soils. We now have one of the most extensive ranges of MCERTS accredited analysis for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in the UK. The methods were developed in 2007 in line with the Environment Agency document ...


  • 7th African Petroleum Forum 2010

    The Global Pacific & Partners 7th Annual African Petroleum Forum 2010 from 12-13th April 2010 takes place at The Geological Society, London, bringing together senior oil executives to interface, network and negotiate deals, whilst showcasing key players worldwide.The 7th State of Africa: Strategy Briefing: Presentations and management insights by Dr Duncan Clarke (Chairman & CEO, Global ...


    By Global Pacific & Partners

  • Alberta petroleum research funding opportunities

    The Alberta Upstream Petroleum Research Fund (AUPRF) has issued a call for research proposals to help identify solutions to some of the environmental issues In Alberta’s Upstream Oil and Gas (UOG) industry. The call is an opportunity for Canadian researchers to help strike a balance between protecting the environment and producing oil from the tar sands. The upstream oil and gas ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New training and technical guidance on petroleum measurement

    Measurement of the quantity and quality of petroleum and its products is vital for accurate allocation, custody transfer and fiscal purposes, stock control and loss prevention. The Energy Institute (EI)'s Hydrocarbon Management Committee (HMC) has developed new online training and good practice guidance to support greater understanding in this field. This new resource, ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Aviation Turbine Fuels Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons

    Renewable synthesized iso-paraffinic fuel has now been included in ASTM International standard D7566, Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons. A recently approved revision that adds SIP fuel to the D7566 annex directly enables use of the fuels in all airlines internationally. ...


    By ASTM International

  • India and Colombia sign MOU for cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector

    India and Colombia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU), here today, for cooperation in hydrocarbon sector. Shri Murli Deora, Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India and Mr. Hernan Martinez Torres, the visiting Minister of Energy & Mines, Government of Colombia inked the MoU. Shri Deora informed that the MoU provides an umbrella framework to facilitate and ...


    By Indian Government

  • ORC treats 29 petroleum sites in Indiana - all receive NFA

    A major petroleum company targeted 29 service station/bulk storage terminal sites in Indiana for the treatment of petroleum hydrocarbons in soil and groundwater. The sites were targeted for the remediation of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes (BTEX) in soil and groundwater using excavation and ORC® injection. On average, No Further Action status was achieved for all 29 sites within 3 ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Oil spills could be cleaned up by bacteria from underground petroleum reserves

    Bacteria taken from underground petroleum reserves could be used to effectively break down crude oil from spills at sea, new research has found. The study measured the breakdown of crude oil components in simulated seawater by four bacterial strains that had been isolated from petroleum reservoirs, as well as by four genetically modified stains. The findings raise the possibility of tailor-making ...

  • Continued Presence of Hydrocarbons in Salt Water Increases Need for PetroSense’s Monitoring Systems

    DALLAS - As the need to monitor the presence of hydrocarbons in salt water is greater than ever, PetroSense® DHP, digital hydrocarbon probes, offer a proven solution to the detection and measurement of petroleum hydrocarbons in salt water, anywhere, in real time, using fiber optic chemical sensor technology. The proven continuing threat of hydrocarbon presence comes at the ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments opens a new office in Texas

    Fresno CA, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Inc. announces the opening of a new office in Texas to promote their line of oil in water analyzers. The new office will be located in Houston on the west side of town near the energy corridor and will be managed by Duane Germenis. Duane joined Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments in 2008 as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He is ...

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Announces Their Success at OTC 2014

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments announces a successful 2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX May 5-8.  Exploration and production was the main focus of the show and Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments stood out as one of the companies with a singular focus on oil in water monitoring solutions. With a complete product line of fluorescence technology based continuous ...

  • Accutest Laboratories Announces the Acquisition of Southern Petroleum Laboratories’ Environmental Testing Operations

    Accutest Corporation, the third largest operator of environmental testing laboratories in the United States, has announced the acquisition of Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.’s (SPL) environmental testing division, based in Houston, Texas. SPL is a full service environmental testing laboratory providing lab services to petroleum, industrial and engineering clients in the Gulf Coast and ...


    By Accutest Laboratories

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Announces Opening of New Technology Development Center

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, the world leader in fluorescence technology for the measurement of hydrocarbons in water, announced today the opening of its New Technology Development Center.  The semi-autonomous facility, located within our manufacturing campus allows focused product development from concept to field deployment. The new facility was established to enhance existing ...

  • Duane Germenis has joined Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Inc.

    Duane Germenis has joined Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Inc. of Fresno, California as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  He will be responsible for all Upstream Oil and Gas oil in water monitoring applications worldwide.  “Duane comes to us with a full understanding of oily water treatment and separation processes and the majority of our upstream customer base.  From ...

  • Interference-free measurement of aromatic hydrocarbons for pollution control and environmental monitoring

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently toughened air pollution standards to further control toxic air emissions emitted by petroleum refineries. The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air pollutants, such as benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The MOCON, Inc. - Baseline ...


    By AMETEK MOCON - Baseline

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments announces a successful 2012 Offshore Technology Conference

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments announces a successful 2012 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX. Exploration and production was the main focus of the show and Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments stood out as the only company with a singular focus on oil in water monitoring solutions. With a complete product line of fluorescence technology based continuous on-line monitors ...

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