Oil Leaks Articles

  • Pipeline Inspection Using Optical Gas Imaging

    FLIR Systems has published a new application spotlight that highlights the role its Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras are playing in detecting gas leaks from oil and gas pipelines. Oil and gas pipelines often stretch long distances, carrying a variety of materials. Sometimes the pipes fail, resulting in liquid leaks or fugitive emissions of gas releasing into the environment. Through ...


    By FLIR Systems Inc.

  • Sound Attenuated vs. Open Frame Pumps

    When it concerns portable pumps, sound attenuated units have set the standard in the Netherlands for decades and that’s not just due to the low dB(A) level. 10 reasons to choose sound attenuated pumps 1. No noise pollution Building the World’s best silent pump unit was the original goal when designing the ...


    By BBA Pumps North America Inc.

  • Sebright Products WhitePaper: The Oil & Filter Recycler

    Sebright’s Oil & Filter Recycler Offers Innovative Customization Sebright Products Inc. Oil  Filter Recycler offers innovative customization, transforming how oil filters are recycled. Sebright Products prides itself on being an innovative, results-driven company. A recent example of such innovation is the Oil & Filter Recycler (OFR). A challenge from a customer ...


    By Sebright Products, Inc.

  • Reduced costs, Environmental compliance among Benefits of Oil skimmer installation for Company in Mining industry - Case study

    A North American company that specializes in the construction of shafts and tunnels for sanitary and storm sewers is in the process of completing a large-scale sewer that is nearly 10 feet in diameter and two miles long. The boring process required to create the sewer shaft is time consuming (the project is estimated to take two years to complete) and requires a variety of drilling equipment and ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Weatherized oil skimmer installation keeps national railway running even in Harsh winter conditions - Case study

    Today, various sources point to railroads as among the world’s most environmentally conscious companies in the transportation business. Several important priorities and regulations have helped railroads achieve this status, including the implementation of more fuel-efficient locomotives, better management of resources, the reduction of waste and improvements to wastewater treatment. One ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil skimmers solves vexing dermatitis problem in a Machine shop - Case study

    One Portable Cart Mount System Services Multiple Locations Concerns about dermatology in a machine shop? This sounds more like discussing ballet on the baseball field. Dermatitis is not a general complaint among grinder operators, but finding a solution to the problem was almost as tricky as finding a prima ballerina who can pitch for the majors. The safety director can’t ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Vapor Intrusion Testing/Sampling in Buildings

    What is Vapor Intrusion? Vapor intrusion occurs when volatile chemicals lodged in soil or groundwater rise to the surface and are released into the air. This can occur in the open air or into buildings, offices, factories, warehouses, vacant, or abandoned. Vapor intrusion testing/sampling is a method of determining if known or suspected ground contamination is a result in these chemical ...

  • WHAT CAUSES INTER-COOLER BLOCKAGE?

    At present, most domestic heavy truck engines are air-to-air cooling and turbocharging technology. As an important component of Turbocharged engine, inter-cooler is not unfamiliar to many people. The function of the hyundai tucson inter-cooler is to make the air passing through the supercharger enter the cooling process first and keep the temperature and pressure of the supercharged air entering ...


    By U & C Auto Parts Co.,Ltd

  • 8 Critical Oil Removal Opportunities in Food Production (Free Guide)

    Whether you are washing down farm equipment, transporting edible oils, cooking meat, or manufacturing food packaging, in each segment of the vast food and beverage industry there is a universal problem: fat, oil and grease (FOG) in wastewater. Without effective and efficient oil removal solutions in place, food and beverage companies can face increased costs for water treatment and ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • 3 Key Benefits of Proper Coolant Maintenance

    Many industrial and manufacturing processes require the use of coolant. After all, coolant plays a critical role in both lubrication and temperature regulation. It’s vital in metalworking, machining and many other industrial processes—any that use or create ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Aerial Radiation Detection - US Nuclear Corp

    In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bomb; cyber; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before. ...


    By US Nuclear Corporation

  • Using a UAV Drone to Monitor Methane

    Recently the use of a UAV drone for gas sensing has become more popular. From monitoring global warming to tracking the spread of pollution, there are many good reasons to want to be able to monitor carbon dioxide, methane and other hydrocarbon gas concentrations even in the most remote, or dangerous, of locations. Leaks in oil pipelines, are not just dangerous because of the explosion risk ...

  • How One Mining Company Solved Its Oil Removal Problem with the Tube Skimmer

    Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for comprehensiveness. Do you have an oil removal problem? You’re not alone, and there is a steadfast solution. Read on to see ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • How Tube Skimmers Can Turn Waste Oil into New Revenue

    Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2013 and has been updated for comprehensiveness. When your company considers investing in an oil skimmer, profitability may be an unlikely motive. But ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Soil/Gas Risks

    Uncontrolled subsurface gas migration and emission poses a number of risks to the environment and human health & safety from anthropogenic sources (the general term for gases originating in human activity) such as:- landfill waste abandoned coal mining shale gas production contaminated land from past industrial use (some dating as far back as Victorian times) ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Oil & Gas Production

    Thinking about process industries such as the oil & gas sector, it is well knowing that during normal operations, leaks can occur from pumps, valves, flanges, storage tanks or during loading and unloading.  According to ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • 5 Common Problems and Solutions with Industrial Ductwork

    Collections systems can run into all sorts of problems … everything from the type of material, to noise, or even the specifications. Fortunately for property managers, HVAC engineers, and maintenance technicians, there are a wide variety of solutions for the various issues that may arise in your collection system ducting. Clamp Together Ducting Elbows Are A Problem ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • 99% of Oil from Leaking tanks remediated - Case study

    Spills and leaks from domestic and commercial oil tanks are a very common occurrence, caused either by the refilling of tanks or as the result of leaks. Very  often old metal tanks corrode and start leaking oil onto the ground around the tank. Also the tanks themselves become covered in dried hydrocarbons and become significantly discoloured, even black. Spilled oil can seep into the ground, ...


    By Slick Solutions

  • Monitoring once through cooling water - Case study

    The Situation Power plants and paper mills use service water loops and mill water loops respectively for the cooling of lubricating, hydraulic, turbine and transformer oil.  These cooling systems feature large, recirculating volumes of water which are treated with biocides, dispersants, and corrosion inhibitors. By comparison, refineries often ...

  • F4 Spill In Situ Bioremediation Applications

    F4 Completed an in situ water bioremediation program of Bio-ReClaim in northern Alberta; a pipeline leaked crude oil over a 14 hectare area in muskeg. Alberta Environment (AEP) allowed the in situ water application of Bio-Reclaim by F4 Environmental. Keeping in mind the application was performed without any ground disturbance and extremely cost effective compared to the ...


    By F4 Environmental Inc.

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