plastic-to-hydrocarbon oil News

  • Ocean circulation can impact on the effectiveness of marine protected areas

    Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) studying the UK’s four largest Marine Protected Areas have found that, because of the ocean’s vigorous circulation, even remote, seemingly pristine habitats, are not isolated from human activities, and may be vulnerable to pollution and overfishing impacts. In recent years, a number of large Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been ...

  • Cost of Oil

    North Dakota is in the midst of a hydrocarbon production boom as gas and oil developers tap the Bakken Shale. The boom is generating civic resistance in the arid region, however, because it requires significant quantities of freshwater. Oil and gas production from the Bakken Shale is projected to use up to 5.5 billion gallons of water annually for as long as two decades. This year, if ...


  • Gulf of Mexico oil spill exposed Peregrine falcon species to harmful hydrocarbons

    Migrating tundra peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus tundrius) experienced increased levels of harmful hydrocarbons in their blood following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study finds. Blood from juvenile females was found to have the highest levels of contamination. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which lasted from April 20 to July 15 2010, dumped 4.9 million ...

  • Fast, easy on-site measurement of hydrocarbons in drilling mud and oil in water

    Portable infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks, have been used worldwide for measuring off-shore oil in produced water for over 30 years.  They have the advantage over other analytical instruments in that the measurement can be performed by non-technical users and it is relatively unaffected by composition changes in the effluent. They also provide off-shore users ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Oil Production and Oil Refinery Waste Treatment Workshop

    25-26 of February IPEC held two-day event included a workshop and equipment presentation at company’s’ production site. The educational workshop was attended by representatives of international oil and gas industry companies from South Africa, Turkey, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Russia. The first day of presentation was devoted to drilling mud treatment. The presentation of ...


    By IPEC

  • Plastic to Oil Technology Company Envion to Present at CleanEquity Monaco Conference

    Washington, D.C., January 27, 2010 -- Envion Inc., a Washington D.C. based renewable waste-to-energy company, has been chosen to ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Crude oil tracking sensors for gulf oil spill

    Chelsea's range of hydrocarbon fluorimeters are being deployed in the Gulf of Mexico to monitor the extent of the oil spill. Originally designed for military use these reliable, robust, high sensitivity fluorimeters have a proven track record of detecting crude and refined oils in a wide range of environments. The UV AQUAtracka and the UviLux are just two of the submersible fluorimeters in ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Oil Grabber Oil Skimmer for Steel Mills

    In the previous blog post we discussed how the Model 4 oil skimmer was a great solution for steel mill applications. Steel mills must limit the amount of grease in wastewater discharged into the environment in order to avoid government fines and penalties. WCI Steel, a steel manufacturer in Warren, Ohio, needed an ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Neste Oil and ADNOC into a partnership in VHVI base oils

    Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release28 February 2011 at 2.45 pm (EET)Neste Oil and ADNOC into a partnership in VHVI base oilsFinland's Neste Oil and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have entered into a partnership concerning VHVI (very high viscosity ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Neste Oil and ADNOC into a partnership in VHVI base oils

    Neste Oil Corporation Stock Exchange Release 28 February 2011 at 2.45 pm (EET) Neste Oil and ADNOC into a partnership in VHVI base oils Finland's Neste Oil and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have entered into a partnership concerning VHVI (very high viscosity index) base oils. Along with the co-operation, 600,000 metric tons per annum of NEXBASE® ...


  • Oil in Water Monitors on LinkedIn!

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments is on LinkedIn!  Be sure to follow our business profile to find out about the latest technology in the oil in water monitoring industry. Our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/turner-designs-hydrocarbon-instruments-inc Additional information is available by contacting: Tel 559-253-1414 Fax: 559-253-1090 E-mail: ...

  • Plastic Pipe Leads Oil and Gas Pipe Industry 2017

    World demand to rise 5+% annually through 2017 Worldwide demand for oil and gas pipe is expected to increase over five percent per year, approaching 55 million metric tons in 2017 as higher oil prices and rising demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Growth in oil and gas pipe demand is expected to be especially strong in developing ...


  • Oil spill & leak detection

    Slick Sleuth™ Oil Spill Detection & Alarm Systems are used for immediate detection, early warning alert, containment and prevention of accidental spills – averting environmental damage, costly cleanup, and possible fines or regulatory penalties. The optical sensor detects small amounts of oil and can be configured to automatically shut off pumps or valves, activate alarms and personnel ...


    By InterOcean Systems LLC

  • Hydrocarbon in glycol detection

    Refineries and Gas Processing Plants use Glycol to dehydrate oil and gas, reducing the amount of water to less than 0.5%.  Once the glycol has dehydrated the hydrocarbon the glycol is “rich” with water and hydrocarbon.  In order to reuse the glycol, the water and hydrocarbons are removed in a regeneration process.  Normally, a laboratory analysis procedure is used to determine the ...

  • Online Oil-in-Water Analyzer

    LAR's QuickOIL is an online OIW analyzer for the determination of oil-in-water (OIW). Since oils and fats consist of carbon compounds, hydrocarbon analyzers are particularly suitable for their reliable detection. In contrast to alternative oil-in-water detectors, that are specialized in the determination of specific ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Caza Oil & Gas, Inc.: Bongo Prospect/O.B. Ranch #1 Well Update, Hydrocarbon Discovery (Cook Mountain Sands)

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 08/13/10 -- Caza Oil & Gas, Inc. ("Caza" or the "Company") (TSX: CAZ)(AIM: CAZA) is pleased to provide an update on the O.B. Ranch #1 well (the "Well") on the Bongo prospect in Wharton County, Texas. The Well reached total depth of 16,280 feet on August 10, 2010 having encountered Yegua, Cook Mountain and Wilcox sands. As announced on July 27, 2010, ...


  • Introducing the NexTD: A New Oil in Water Instrument from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments

    Continuous improvement of field measurement, ease of use and reliability has led to the development of our NexTD oil in water monitor. It uses a non-purged explosion proof / flame proof enclosure in 316 stainless or aluminum to CID1 and CI Zone1. The new generation oil in water monitor grew out of the popularity of our industry standard TD-4100 XD E09 powered products and the need to deploy where ...

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments announces 4100 E09 Electronics Package for TD-4100XD and TD-4100XDC Oil in Water Monitors!!

    Fresno, CA USA - Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, the industry leader in oil in water monitoring, has announced the launch of the 4100 E09 Electronics Package for TD-4100XD and TD-4100XDC Oil in Water Monitors!! Anticipating industry demands, we created a new high functionality user interface for our oil in water process and environmental discharge monitors. “Our new ...

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, inc announces successful oil in water analysis with the TD-500D and the no-solvent method

    After a year of introduction and successful deployments, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments' new 'No-Solvent Method' for oil in water analysis with the TD-500D hand held oil in water analyzer has been declared a success!! The No-Solvent oil in water analysis method is now out selling solvent extraction two to one. 'We are now selling twice as many No-Solvent kits as we do the traditional ...

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