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  • North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste

    North Dakota confirmed Thursday (April 24, 2014) the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there. The Canadian company hired to clean up the largest dump found so far, located at an abandoned gas ...


    By Associated Press

  • Comprehensive oil analysis with just one drop and one minute to test

    How easy is it to analyze your oil condition using a rugged, handheld FluidScan? Watch this video and find out. Samples can be run in the field or in the laboratory. All you need is one drop of oil. There are no dangerous solvents to worry about and no hazardous waste disposal.  So click on the image to watch the  ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) $9,375 for a single instance in which it failed to analyze leachate for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) before disposal at its Kettleman Hills Facility located in Kings County, Calif. On May 9, 2012, CWM voluntarily disclosed to EPA that leachate, or liquid that drains from a landfill, was disposed in a ...

  • 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

  • Infrared Analysis Reduces Regulatory Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) Testing Costs and Provides Fast Results

    With over 4,000 oil and grease monitors in world-wide use today, InfraCal 2 Analyzers, originally developed by Wilks, have become a standard for the petrochemical and environmental industries.  Wastewater professionals need a fast, rugged, easy to use option for monitoring wastewater discharge that ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Waste to Diesel Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (2013 - 2019)

    Waste to diesel is a relatively new concept and an unconventional source of energy. In this process, diesel is produced from municipal waste, plastic waste, and oil and fat waste. Our planet is suffocated by waste, and waste management is a costly affair, without any scope of a return on investment. Our blue planet is also facing troubles with depleting fossil fuel reserves.  Browse full ...


  • Canada`s oil sands to become top source for U.S. oil imports

    The Canadian oil sands have increasingly become an important source of global oil supply growth and are now poised to become the number one source of U.S. crude oil imports in 2010, according to new research from the IHS CERA Canadian Oil Sands Dialogue. Oil sands imports could ultimately increase to a range of 20 percent to 36 percent of U.S. oil and refined product imports by 2030 from the 2009 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Thermic Fluid Market by Product (Silicone and Aromatics, Mineral Oils, GlycolBased Fluids) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth 2018

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Thermic Fluid Market by Product (Silicone and Aromatics, Mineral Oils, GlycolBased Fluids, etc.), by Application (Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Solar, Pharmaceuticals, etc.) - Global Industry ...


  • Canadas oil sands to become top source for U.S. oil imports

    The Canadian oil sands have increasingly become an important source of global oil supply growth and are now poised to become the number one source of U.S. crude oil imports in 2010, according to new research from the IHS CERA Canadian Oil Sands Dialogue. Oil sands imports could ultimately increase to a range of 20 percent to 36 percent of U.S. oil and refined product imports by 2030 from the 2009 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CSIRO develops new oil detection technique

    Developed in collaboration with waste technology specialist, Ziltek Pty Ltd, the technique means that the presence of petroleum hydrocarbons can now be quantified simply by using a hand-held infrared spectrometer to take readings at the site of interest, without the need to take samples or perform any kind of processing. The technique could be used for oil exploration purposes. It will also be ...

  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sonic Advance Heavy Oil Development Program

    Vancouver, CANADA – SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. (“SONIC” or “the Company” : TSXV: SNV) reported that its heavy oil development program with joint venture partner PetroSonic Energy Systems Inc. (“PetroSonic”) will advance to include third party evaluation of both the test results and the process economics. A bench scale pilot test plant has been constructed at SONIC’s demonstration facility ...


  • TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor at NAPEC 2017

    Autochim, our French distributor, will show the TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor at the 7th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (NAPEC). This year's exhibition will be held March 21–24 at the Convention Center of Oran, Algeria. In addition to the TD-120, Autochim will be showing other analyzers and monitors from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments and displaying product ...

  • Energy policy meltdown: Bush administration and oil shale

    In a potentially disastrous plan that would destroy large tracts of the Rocky Mountain region, the Bush administration has announced its draft regulations for opening 2 million acres of public lands in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah for commercial oil shale production, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The following are statements from Amy Mall, the Natural ...

  • Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards

    California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state's groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified. Brown fired the regulators on Nov. 3, 2011, one day after what the fired ...


    By Associated Press

  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Successful commissioning with 2 t/h oily wastes

    The VacuDry plant delivered in 2009 to England has been tested during the last months with various different input wastes. Also filter cakes coming from centrifugation units in refineries with solid contents around 40% have been operated to the required capacity of 2 t/h. Lab analysis has shown that the oil recycled from the waste has properties similar to light fuel oil while after treatment the ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Research and Markets: GCC Renewable Energy Sector Opportunity Analysis Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/22k5dr/gcc_renewable) has announced the addition of the "GCC Renewable Energy Sector Opportunity Analysis" report to their offering. The world's largest producer of oil ...


  • New analysis of UK recovered plastics gives clarity to market situation

    The report, compiled by the UK’s resource efficiency experts WRAP, includes detailed analysis of recovered plastic flows, prices and the sustainability of end markets, including the risks and opportunities.  It reviews trends past and present, and updates on data reported by the organisation since the previous Plastic Market Situation Report was published in 2011.  Three key ...

  • Report warns oil sands investors of toxic wastewater`s financial risk

    A new report from RiskMetrics Group, a financial research firm, warns investors that some leading oil sands companies may be particularly exposed to financial risk from toxic waste water liabilities. The report attempts to quantify the true cost of cleaning up billions of barrels of contaminated water resulting from the mining and refining operations of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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