Geology Articles

  • 30 Mil HDPE Liner for Mining Project in Indonesia

    30 mil HDPE liner is the kind of HDPE geomembrane liner which is widely used for water containment, waste containment or landfill projects. BPM HDPE geomembrane liner is made of top quality high grade polyethylene raw material, adding carbon black, antioxidant, anti-aging and UV-resistance component by the state of the art ...

  • CO2 - Case Study

    Geological Characterization of the South Georgia Rift Basin for CO2 Storage. In 2010-11, Bay partnered with the University of South Carolina Research Foundation in the United States Department of Energy program studying the feasibility and suitability of using Jurassic/Triassic (J/TR) sediments of the South Georgia Rift Basin (SGR) for CO2 ...


    By Bay Geophysical, Inc.

  • Are Oil and Gas Visual Inspections Enough?

    With so many small anomalies that can hamper asset performance, conventional visual inspections may not be sufficient. This is especially true in the hydrocarbon industry, where detailed oil and gas visual inspections often depend on the use of advanced nondestructive testing (NDT) ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • High Density Polyethylene Roll for Landfill Project in Chile - Case Study

    High density polyethylene roll, also known as HDPE roll or geomembrane roll, is the thermoplastic polymer roll made from petroleum. The high density polyethylene roll is known for its strength, high-impact resistance, and a wide variety of application cases. The popularity of high density polyethylene roll is primarily due to its low initial material cost and excellent chemical ...

  • 40 mil HDPE Liner for Salt Evaporation Pond Project in Turkey - Case Study

    40 mil HDPE liner is the widely used HDPE geomembrane liner which is made from high-density polyethylene by triple layer coextrusion and film-blowing technology, about 2% carbon black, antioxidant, anti-aging and UV-resistance components are added.  HDPE liner exhibits excellent chemical and UV resistance, ...

  • CETO 6 - Albany (WA) Project

    The Albany Wave Energy Project commenced in 2017 and intended to build, deploy and operate a prototype CETO 6 Unit. The Western Australian Government committed $15.75m in funding which was subsequently withdrawn and the project has therefore ceased. Despite this, valuable work was done on developing one of the world’s most attractive sites for wave energy. Vessel ...


    By Carnegie Clean Energy

  • Geomembrana HDPE 2 mm for Canal Lining Project in Vietnam

    Geomembrana HDPE 2 mm, also called 2mm HDPE Geomembrane, is one of the most affordable and effective geomembrane liner materials on the market today, with some of the best physical characteristics in the geomembrane industry. BPM provides the high quality reinforced polyethylene material geomembrane in the industry, ...

  • Composite Geomembrane Liner for Reservoir Project in Thailand - Case Study

    Composite geomembrane liner is a water impermeable material composed of geotextile and geomembrane. The composite geomembrane liner has the functions and advantages of both geotextiles and geomembranes. The geotextile layer increases essential tensile strength and the geomembrane layer provides excellent impermeable, leak and moisture proof. Composite geomembrane is mainly used for ...

  • Corrosion Inspection Techniques: Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream

    Nondestructive testing (NDT) is crucial for comprehensive corrosion mapping, especially in the oil and gas industry, which deals with materials that are corrosive by nature and carry billions of gallons of fluid flowing through pipelines. Not ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Green Pond Liner for Garden Greening Project in Canada - Case Study

    Green pond liner is the kind of HDPE geomembrane Liner which provides excellent impermeability, elongation, long term UV stability and advanced chemical resistance etc. BPM green pond liner is manufactured from a high quality polyethylene with specially formulated and carbon, in addition, its unique waterproof properties are ideal for anti seepage lining in every industry, and the ...

  • What is an Aquifer?

    Aquifers are natural formations that store groundwater, but these vital structures are threatened The word “aquifer” means “water bearer.” In the context of hydrogeology, it refers to a natural underground formation of permeable ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • HDPE Earth Dam Liners for Dam Project in India - Case Study

    HDPE earth dam liners are the low permeable synthetic membrane liners and geotechnical engineering materials which are widely used for solid waste containment, mining and water containment applications.  BPM HDPE earth dam liners are composed of 98% polyethylene, 2% carbon black and trace amounts of antioxidants and heat stabilizers which have dimensional stability, ...

  • Air sparge system - Case Study

    ERC was contracted to install an air sparge system in Central Ohio. Air sparging is an in situ remedial technology that reduces concentrations of volatile constituents in petroleum hydrocarbons adsorbed to soils and dissolved in groundwater. This involves the injection of contaminant-free air into the subsurface saturated zone, enabling a phase transfer of hydrocarbons from a dissolved state to a ...

  • Former Manufacturing Facility Remediation- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to remediate a former manufacturing facility in central Ohio.  Basic geology of the site was ground surface to 4 to 6 feet bgs silts and clays followed by sand and gravel to the top of the water table at 8-12 ft bgs.  The site had Tetrachloroethene (PCE) contaminated soil in an approximately 0.33 acre area.  ERC performed the excavation and ...

  • HDPE Geomembrane Malaysia for Landfill Project - Case Study

    HDPE geomembrane malaysia for landfill is one of many types of applications which HDPE geomembrane can provide the anti seepage lining system for the Malaysia civil engineering market. The main raw material of HDPE geomembrane malaysia is made of high-density polyethylene and medium-density polyethylene. The HDPE geomembrane liner is divided into such two types as smooth surface ...

  • Bamboo Root Barrier for Root Guard in Qatar - Case Study

    Bamboo root barrier is the kind of HDPE smooth geomembrane liner used to control and prevent the growth of bamboo inside the limited area. The smooth smooth HDPE geomembrane liner is often made with finest quality high density polyethylene (HDPE) with specially formulated, virgin polyethylene resin, ...

  • What is the purpose of soil boring and borehole logging?

    What is the purpose of soil boring? Soil boring is a practice of geotechnical investigations whose purpose is to determine the soils load-bearing capabilities, water table and chemical contamination.  Boring is important because (1) it helps to determine the capacity of the soil to provide support to the structures on the surface, (2) it reveals the permeability of the soil ...

  • UW Researchers Reveal Secrets of Subsurface Water Storage

    Overview In recent years, an intrepid team of University of Wyoming researchers conducted a multi-site project to explore subsurface hydrology in and around the Laramie Range and expand our understanding of this critical water source for the western U.S. Challenge In the semi-arid western United States, every drop of water counts, especially as ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Risk Assessment and Brownfields: Determining Exposure to Site Contaminants

    The USEPA’s Brownfields Program USEPA’s Brownfields Program was established to facilitate the rehabilitation of contaminated property for redevelopment. EPA has set forth criteria that must be met before a revitalized property can be used for residential, commercial or industrial purposes. The focus of these criteria is the long-term protection of residents, employees or ...

  • Airborne Geophysical Solutions for Geotechnical Challenges

    SUMMARY Assessing geological risk is a significant part of infrastructure planning and managing project cost overruns and delays are persistent challenges for engineers and project managers. Risks can be difficult to control given the high cost of detailed ground investigation programs using traditional approaches (i.e. geotechnical drillings). Airborne electromagnetic surveys ...


    By SkyTEM ApS

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