Oil Leaks News

  • Prime Pump knows the Need for Speed

    Water sports in New Zealand provide wonderful opportunities for pump enthusiasts. There they simply ask the water skiers to take a coffee break and then attach the mobile pump on pontoon behind the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Could an Air-Conditioning Malfunction Actually Trigger Your Data Centre Fire Suppression System?

    If one system fails in a data centre, the knock-on effect can be huge. Queen’s University, Ontario, can attest to this. What began as an air-conditioning system failure ended in their data centre being offline for about 20 hours. In late July last year the air-conditioning system used in the Queen’s University Data Centre began to leak. This malfunction caused mineral oil from the AC ...


    By Jacarta Ltd.

  • TDHI Displays Advanced Oil in Water Technology at OTC 2019

    At this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments (TDHI) will exhibit its industry leading, flexible product line of oil in water monitors, analyzers and accessories. TDHI will display the newly updated TD-550 and TD-560 Oil in Water Analyzers, the TD-107 Oil Content Monitor (OCM), and new accessories like the Clean-in-Place (CIP) system and TD Sample ...

  • Carry out the necessary cleaning and maintenance of the transport vehicle

    Carry out the necessary cleaning and maintenance of the transport vehicle The so-called cleaning and maintenance of the vehicle is not only to ensure that the vehicle is clean and tidy, but more importantly, to ensure the safe operation of the vehicle components and to extend the service life. The cleaning of the vehicle mainly transport vehicles includes three aspects: first, the cleaning and ...

  • Unconventional Oil and Gas Production Not Currently Affecting Drinking Water Quality

    A new U.S. Geological Survey study shows that unconventional oil and gas production in some areas of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas is not currently a significant source of methane or benzene to drinking water wells. These production areas include the Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, and Haynesville shale formations, which are some of the largest sources ...

  • BTU900 Economical 2 or 3 Gas Analyzer

    BTU900 Economical 2-3 Gas Analyzer - Residential Combustion Analyzer The NEW BTU900 Economical Residential Combustion Analyzer is the most advanced unit to meet the growing needs for Boiler & Burner Set-Ups, Servicing, & Maintenance.  Now available are field replaceable sensors for easy diagnostics and replacements to ...

  • Oil in Water Monitoring Made Simple for Industrial Applications

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments is pleased to announce the launch of the new low-cost TD-120 oil in water monitor. Available now for immediate delivery, the TD-120 is ideal for detection of oil leaks and spills in heat exchangers, boilers, and membrane systems as well as optimization of water treatment systems. With low detection limits and greatly extended detection range, the TD-120 ...

  • Oil in Water Monitoring Made Simple for Industrial Applications

    TDHI Inc announces the launch of the new low-cost TD-120 oil in water monitor. Available for immediate delivery, the TD-120 is ideal for detection of oil leaks and spills in heat exchangers, boilers, and membrane systems as well as optimization of water treatment systems. With low detection limits and greatly extended detection range, the TD-120 provides the necessary tools and ease of use ...

  • Sebright’s Oil & Filter Recycler offers innovative customization

    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 spurred the machine’s creation: Will Moore of C. Stoddard & Sons felt the oil & filter recycling process needed improvement. The machine he was using at the time consistently broke down and due to poor ...


    By Sebright Products, Inc.

  • Fossils fuel demand still strong

    Fossil fuels may not be the long term energy solution our planet needs – they are inherently unsustainable as the supply is not infinite – but with cleaner technology employed at every step in extracting, processing and using them, it’s clear that they are a vital player in our short-to-medium term expectations, especially as global populations continue to rise and developing ...


    By Hobbs Valve

  • US-Canada pact eases Arctic fears

    A joint pledge by the US and Canada to reduce methane emissions for oil and gas activities in the Arctic and limit fossil fuel extraction is putting pressure on Russia to follow suit. The pledge was in response to increasing concern across the world at the intention of the eight nations with territorial claims in the Arctic to exploit its resources, even though this risks making climate change ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Employee struck by forklift at Schenectady recycling facility

    Employer name: Tomra NY Recycling LLC, 31 Opus Blvd., Schenectady, New York 12306 Reason for inspection: A worker at the company's Schenectady recycling facility was operating a baler on May 14, 2015, when he was struck by a forklift that was attempting to pass by. The worker sustained a compound leg fracture. Investigation findings: The ...

  • Worker suffers 3rd-degree burns in glass factory fire

    A 34-year-old machine operator suffered third-degree burns on his legs and hands when molten glass bottles fell on the production floor and ignited oil residue that had leaked from the machines. The man had not been provided fire-retardant protective clothing, and the fire spread to his pant leg. He has been unable to return to work since the injury. U.S. Department of Labor ...

  • California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife. The tiny plastic beads found in soap, toothpaste and body washes are so small that they are showing up in the bodies of fish and ...


    By Associated Press

  • US pipeline agency fines Exxon subsidiary $2.6 million

    Federal regulators announced Thursday they are assessing a $2.6 million civil penalty against ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released its final report on the Pegasus pipeline leak that spilled roughly 3,190 barrels of oil near Mayflower and Lake Conway about ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA hears widely different views on methane emission threat

    Over-regulating methane emissions could discourage the use of environment-friendly natural gas, an energy industry representative told the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday. However, a former Colorado air quality official countered that such controls would be a cost-effective way to fight climate change. The EPA heard radically different views as it opened public hearings in Denver on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Proactive leak detection of oil & gas assets can improve worker safety

    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, there have only been 4 new refineries built in the last 20 years on US soil. Those 4 refineries have a combined capacity of These complex, engineering amusement parks must be properly maintained if they want to continue to not only be operable but also profitable. One aspect of proper maintenance and environmental stewardship is proactive ...


    By EnTech Engineering Company

  • US Virgin Islands sues oil company over shuttered refinery

    The U.S. Virgin Islands has filed a lawsuit against American oil company Hess Corp. for more than $1 billion, alleging the firm abandoned a massive oil refinery it had pledged to run through the year 2022. Within hours of the filing Monday, the Hess subsidiary that owns the refinery announced that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, allowing it ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oil and Gas Wastewater Storage and Leaks

    A recent Associated Press analysis found that in oil- and gas-producing states, “more than 180 million gallons of wastewater spilled from 2009 to 2014 in incidents involving ruptured pipes, overflowing storage tanks, and even deliberate dumping.” Wastewater spills ...

  • Thousands of gallons of oil spilled in Mississippi River

    Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The collision Wednesday evening near Columbus, Kentucky, damaged at least one barge carrying clarified slurry oil. The cargo tank was ...


    By Associated Press

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