Hydrocarbon Recycling Articles

  • Is it time to recycle more nickel?

    Now you might think me a little sad, but I have to confess that as a metallurgist, I always find it interesting just how closely the history of mankind is linked to advances in metal working. The first evidence of metal working in Europe dates from around 5500 BC with the extraction of copper, lead and precious metals and this was followed by the working of bronze from around 4000 BC, both of ...

  • Optimized Membrane Treatment Hydrocarbon Engineering

    Membrane processes are becoming popular in downstream processing plants for the production of boiler feed water, treatment and recycling of wastewater and integration into various processes. The design and efficiency, both hydraulically and in terms of energy, are improving rapidly Design changes such as heating feedwater through solar ponds can result in up to 35% reduction in energy ...


    By Kurita

  • Mineral oil contamination in dry food samples

    SpeedExtractor E-916: Optimization of pressurized solvent extraction (PSE) for the rapid and efficient determination of MOSH and MOAH in dry food samples Many food samples are contaminated with mineral oil coming from different sources. One possible source of contamination is the migration from cardboard packaging made of recycled fibers. Other sources of contamination with mineral oils ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Performance of an enhanced pervious pavement system loaded with large volumes of hydrocarbons

    Five litres of lubricating oil and two 8.5 litre batches of diesel were deposited on each of two hydraulically isolated experimental enhanced pervious pavement parking bays. The 50 mm aggregate subbases of the two bays were of either recycled concrete or crushed limestone. The bays were constructed in such a way that a near-surface gravity separator was created by the arranging of the outlet ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Waste Gas in Metal Recycling: Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide - Case Study

    Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well as a whole range of organic substances (unburned hydrocarbons) and carbon monoxide. Particularly, in the group of unburned ...

  • Asphalt Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019

    Asphalt is the refined residue from the distillation process of specific crude oils. It is primarily used in road construction as a glue or binder and is mixed with aggregate particles for creating asphalt concrete. The other main applications of asphalt include production of roofing felt, bituminous waterproofing products and sealing flat roofs among others. The global demand for asphalt is ...


  • Testing Tar & Asphalt for Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons

    New regulations by the European Union require laboratory testing for polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) when recycling or disposing old tar or asphalt from road planings. Sitelab’s portable UVF-3100D and TD-500D analyzers have similar sensitivity to these types of compounds. The equipment is easy to operate and samples can be tested in the field in less than ...

  • Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Wastewater

    A wastewater treatment company established and operates an oil/water separation facility on a multi-acre industrial site in Northern California. Its purpose is to recycle oil products for profit while at the same time provide a wastewater treatment service for industries based in Northern California. The oily water mixes processed by the company are obtained from tanker bilges, contaminated ...

  • Bioremediation of hydrocarbon impacted soils - Marchbanks, Dundee

    Client: Dundee City Council Objective: Bioremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soils to achieve compliance with the Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) for Mineral Oil (C10 – C40); with the intention of re-using the soils to Riverside Recycling Centre to be used as a capping layer. Challenge: Approximately 2,800 m3 of hydrocarbon ...


    By Soilutions Ltd

  • Husky tucker lake project -- an aquatech sagd installation

    The Facility Husky Energy is a Canadian-based energy and energyrelated company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Husky’s operations can be divided into three distinct business segments: Upstream, Midstream and Refined Products. The Oil Sands (Upstream Segment) of northern Alberta are one of Husky’s long-term growth areas. Husky has more than 425,000 acres in the Athabasca, ...

  • Engineered wetland removes subsurface hydrocarbons while providing beneficial reuse

    British Petroleum (BP) is operating an engineered wetland to treat petroleum-contaminated groundwater at a 300-acre site in Casper, WY. Release of petroleum products during refinery operations from 1908 until 1991 resulted in significant petroleum hydrocarbon contamination. Over 44,000 yd3 of LNAPL were removed by dual-phase recovery wells and oil/water separators constructed in 1981, but ...

  • Rotated Disc Continouos Thermo Cracking Process

    Over the last three years Altene (Canada) Inc, West Technology and Trading (Canada) Ltd Aprochem Poland Ltd and their associated Companies have focused on the oil and gas industry, heavy crude oil enhancement, oily sludge residue deposits recycling, oil spill, waste oil deposit problems. The R&D Division is addressing a number of oil field applications by employing the diverse properties of ...


  • Shipbreaking - Shipbreaking USA

    The number of U.S. shipbreakers has plummeted in recent decades following the emergence of lower-priced competition from Asia. And a question mark now hangs over the future of the country’s six remaining ship recycling firms following a change of policy by MARAD, the US Marine Administration. Recycling International examines the plight of US ship recyclers in the context of global trends. In ...


    By Recycling International

  • Choosing a safe and environment friendly tank cleaning method case study

    Choosing an environmental friendly tank cleaning method is imperative for BP-Gelsenkirchen GmbH (Ruhr Oel) due to a very strict legislation in the Ruhr district. The environmental legislation in North Rhine Westphalia is known for being one of the most stringent in the world, and the authorities have imposed a series of specific regulations to minimise emissions. For example, hydrocarbon ...


  • Removal of dissolved hydrocarbons from production water by Macro Porous Polymer Extraction (MPPE)

    This paper presents the successful application of Macro Porous Polymer Extraction (MPPE) technology to remove hydrocarbons from the produced water of a natural gas plant. This water is discharged to the public watertreatment facilities and is subject to a maximum hydrocarbon contents. Elf Petroland together with Akzo Nobel investigated the use of a Macro Porous Polymer filled with an extraction ...

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