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  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors

  • Crowcon ‘Clip’ and ‘Clip+’ single gas fixed-life monitors deliver compliance

    The new Crowcon Clip and Clip+ single gas monitors are simple to use and designed with one thing in mind: compliance with regulations and company procedures in the oil and gas industry. Intended for use in hazardous areas, they offer reliable and durable fixed life monitoring in a compact, lightweight and maintenance-free package. Application focused innovations allow hibernation, deliver ...

  • Apprion Launches ION Emissions Monitoring Application With Preventative Hazardous Leak Detection

    Apprion, the leading provider of wireless application systems and services for industrial facilities, today revealed its ION Emissions Monitoring Application, which reliably provides predictable, accurate monitoring of gas emissions and imminent hazard situations in industrial facilities. Mounting environmental legislation places greater demands on managers of industrial facilities to maintain ...


    By Apprion, Inc.

  • Intelex releases greenhouse gas emissions tracking software

    Intelex announces the release of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting System, expertly designed to enable mid-size and enterprise organizations to improve their environmental performance through effective carbon footprint tracking and reporting.With this new sustainability solution, users can collect, track, and report their current carbon footprint as well as their progress toward ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • New controls announced for shale gas exploration in the UK

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today announced that exploratory hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas can resume in the UK, subject to new controls to mitigate the risks of seismic activity. Mr Davey said: “Shale gas represents a promising new potential energy resource for the UK. It could contribute significantly to our energy security, reducing our reliance on ...

  • Written Ministerial Statement by Edward Davey: Exploration for shale gas

    Edward Davey, Secretary of State for energy and climate change Shale gas development has been of increasing importance in the US for some years, but exploration has only just begun in the UK. The potential of producing shale gas from a suitable formation can only be established by fracturing the rock, and it happens that the fracturing of the first shale gas well in the UK, at Preese Hall ...

  • New Multi-Threat Portable Gas-Detection Monitors Now Available Following Extensive Field Testing

    RAE Systems Inc. today announced its new portable MultiRAE instruments with unmatched sensor versatility have been field tested in responder, government and industrial environments, and are now available worldwide. The new MultiRAE monitors reliably give safety professionals unprecedented visibility and control of chemical and radiation threat data to enhance safety for workers, responders and ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

  • ASTM D6987 / D6987M - 11 standard test method for evaluation of diesel engine oils in t-10 exhaust gas recirculation diesel engine

    This test method was developed to evaluate the wear performance of engine oils in turbocharged and intercooled four-cycle diesel engines equipped with EGR. Obtain results from used oil analysis and component measurements before and after the test. The test method may be used for engine oil specification acceptance when all details of the procedure are followed. ...


    By ASTM International

  • GE announces pre-engineered wellhead control solution

    GE Announces Pre-Engineered Wellhead Control Solution Leverages GE’s deep domain expertise in Oil & Gas industry Reliable solution withstands harshest conditions Integrated safety and logic control features enable single point consolidation of Fire & Gas detection and Emergency Shut Down Rapid implementation lowers total cost of ...


    By GE Power

  • New Environmental Sampling Unit From Crowcon

    The new Environmental Sampling Unit (ESU) from Crowcon is a cost effective device for monitoring high density gases such as chlorine, sulphur dioxide and flammable vapours where positioning a conventional sensor is not practical. An electric fan draws an air sample into the chamber via a pipe, where Xgard detectors monitor the presence of flammable or toxic gases. The ESU is ideal for ...

  • Hazmat training: preparing for the worst

    There is an old saying among the firefighter community: "Train as if your life depends on it, because it does." Training can mean the difference between life and death, particularly when it comes to hazardous materials. Knowing what to expect and being familiar with your personal protective equipment will ensure you are prepared for day one of your training. Ultimately, preparation leads to peace ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Odorless Indoor Gases Can Create Safety Issues

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide IAQ testing services to protect families and businesses. In September of last year, an 80 year old woman died at a Georgia McDonald’s restaurant after being found unconscious in the ladies restroom. The bleed line to a tank used to carbonate beverages, located in the adjacent wall cavity, was not ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Weird weather and the new climate reality

    Polling stations in Connecticut were commandeered to shelter residents still without power eight days after a freak October snowstorm. Two months earlier, residents of Bastrop County, Texas, lost a record 476 homes to a single wildfire. And corn farmers in Mississippi County, Mo., ...

  • New Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Tester From CorDEX Automatically Logs Pipeline Measurement and Location Information

    UT5000 with CorDEX CONNECT™ provides exact location of each measurement for new level of efficiency and safetyAccurately pinpoints and stores corrosion and thickness measurements for later analysis CorDEX Instruments, a specialist in intrinsically safe and explosion-proof instruments for non-destructive testing (NDT), introduces ...


  • Republican presidential hopeful McCain scores zero on 2007 environmental voting record

    In the 2007 National Environmental Scorecard released today by the League of Conservation Voters, Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain received a score of zero. The Scorecard is an annual measure of lawmakers' votes on environmental issues.   McCain, an Arizona Republican, scored 0 percent in 2007 due to missing all 15 votes scored, including the key vote on repealing tax ...

  • ASTM E1827 - 11 standard test methods for determining airtightness of buildings using an orifice blower door

    Airtightness—Building airtightness is one factor that affects building air change rates under normal conditions of weather and building operation. These air change rates account for a significant portion of the space-conditioning load and affect occupant comfort, indoor air quality, and building durability. These test ...


    By ASTM International

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • CEOs face rising shareholder interest in managing corporate climate risks

    Activist investors will put forward a record 142 shareholder resolutions during the upcoming proxy season asking corporations to strengthen their environmental commitments in areas ranging from greenhouse gas reductions and energy efficiency to deforestation and water use. The resolutions, a list of which was released this morning ...


    By Ceres

  • SD business case – clean conventional fuels

    The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s crude oil requirements will increase by at least 20% by 2025. As the Canadian and global demand for oil continues to grow, and with current oil prices passing US$100/barrel in 2008, many projects which were previously not viable are now attractive for investment. This creates an increasingly pressing need to address the environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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