Oil Recovery News

  • Lamor and Arctia Present Ice Management & Oil Recovery Project Results

    A recent seminar was held at Lamor headquarters in Porvoo, Finland, where the results of the Ice Management & Oil Recovery (IMOR) project were presented and reviewed.  The IMOR project is a joint study developed by icebreaking service provider Arctia and Lamor examining the relationship between a vessels propulsion and oil recovery ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Lamor Bolsters Oil Recovery Capacity at USAF Air Base in Okinawa

    United States Air Force Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, is the second largest air base in the world.  It is the hub of airpower in the Pacific and home to the Air Force’s largest combat wing, the 18th Wing, and a variety of associate units. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is the Department of Defense’s largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Guam`s Oil Spill Recovery Capacity Significantly Improved

    OSROCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabras Marine, and T&T operate the skimming system as well as an array of small crafts, and other specialized response equipment.  OSROCO, Cabras and T&T employees are trained and certified in accordance with the U.S. Federal Government’s oil spill response and safety standards. Moreover, the companies’ comprehensive oil spill response ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • U.S. Department of Energy: Soaking Up an Oil Spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon drilling pipe blew out seven years ago, beginning the worst oil spill in U.S. history, those in charge of the recovery discovered a new wrinkle: the millions of gallons of oil bubbling from the sea floor weren't all collecting on the surface where it could be skimmed or burned. Some of it was forming a plume and drifting through the ocean under the surface. Now, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Innova extends warm welcome to former EIT customer

    International heat recovery, emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) now owns all the intellectual property and manufacturing assets of Express Integrated Technologies (EIT) and extends a warm welcome to all EIT’s former customers. Over coming months Innova will be integrating the best of EIT’s designs to expand and enhance our product range to the industries ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Express Integrated Technologies IP Acquisition Fortifies Innova’s Market Position

    International emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) has fortified its preeminent market position by acquiring key liquidated intellectual property assets of commercial rival Express Integrated Technologies (EIT). Innova President and CEO Mr. Harry Wong said EIT was a well-established and recognized brand among customers ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • The Ohmsett Gazette

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Ohmsett Gazette. Our bi-annual newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the activities at the Ohmsett facility. Stories include: Mechanical Recovery of Chemically Treated Oil, Joint Study of Oil Slicks & Emulsions, The Skimmer of the Future, Performance Testing of the SeaHow Skimmers, Tracking Oil Movement at Sea, Underwater Laser Characterization Study, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • OPEC members fail to reconcile differences as oil price recovery hangs in the balance

    OPEC officials failed to reach an accord on production cuts ahead of a critical meeting this week, putting the fate of a long-awaited price recovery in jeopardy. Tensions were high early this week ahead of OPEC’s Wednesday meeting in Vienna, as top exporter Saudi Arabia has suggested output curbs were not essential to rebalance oil markets. That marks a reversal from what was being said in ...

  • Baker Hughes introduces the next generation of fluids separation technologies

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its TRETOLITE™ SNAP fluids separation technologies, designed to help oil and gas operators maintain dry oil and good water quality, while also stabilizing operations and reducing costs—without limiting production—to improve overall ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • GE oil business to merge with Baker Hughes

    General Electric Co. (GE) announced early this week that it would merge its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes, creating the world’s second largest oilfield services provider. The merger comes as the oil industry as a whole struggles to navigate the worst slump in decades driven by historically low oil prices.  GE officials said in seeking to create a new oilfield services giant, ...

  • AUTOMECHANIKA 2016 – Germany

    The AUTOMECHANIKA exhibition which takes place from the 13th to the 17th of September 2016 is the event gathering all actors of automotive sector in Europe. Since more than 20 years, MIL’S develops systems for the automotive sector enabling the recovery and recycling of the vehicles’ fluids. Indeed, the VIDANGEMIL’S system finds its use ...


    By MIL’S

  • Swiss Environmental Leader, Videsa SA., Adopts Road Sweepings Recycling Technology from CDEnviro

    A new centre for treatment and recovery of waste from road sweepings will be operational in Sion, Switzerland in 2016. Videsa SA. is an environmental remediation company situated in a picturesque area of Valais, nestled into the foot of the Swiss Alps. The family-run business has been operational for over 45 years and is the leading waste management company in its area. The company services the ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Polyeco International & Lamor Merge Global Service Operations

    Polyeco International and Lamor Corporation will merge their global service divisions into Polyeco Group to form the largest world-wide environmental service provider. Polyeco Group will offer a full spectrum of services including emergency response, training, recovery, remediation and waste management services across five continents with 20 operating entities. The world-wide network Lamor has ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Lamor takes part in Arctic oil spill response exercise held by Gazprom Neft

    Lamor attended an intensive Arctic oil spill response exercise held by Gazprom Neft over the Easter Weekend, March 25-28. The Arctic drill took place around the Prirazlomnoye drilling and production platform located on the Pechora Sea shelf, 60 kilometers offshore. The purpose of the exercise was to test and assess the response procedures and effectiveness of equipment in real Arctic conditions, ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • NOFO Accelerates Spill Recovery with DESMI Speed-Sweep

    Safeguarding Norway NOFO (Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies) operates on behalf of 30 offshore operators, establishing and managing oil spill response preparedness in Norwegian coastal and open sea regions. The organization’s total oil recovery capacity is from 100-200,000 barrels per day. From an oil spill response perspective, Norway’s waters, ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Aker Solutions Starts Pioneering CO2-Capture Project in Norway

    The project is the first of its kind globally for a waste-to-energy plant and comes after Aker Solutions in December signed a contract with the city government. The project is funded by Gassnova, the state enterprise that supports the development and demonstration of technologies to capture carbon dioxide (CO2). "This is pioneering work with significant potential as the world focuses on ...


    By Aker Solutions ASA

  • State, feds won`t pursue $92M more in `89 Exxon Valdez spill

    The state and federal governments have decided not to pursue $92 million in additional damages from Exxon Mobil Corp., citing the recovery of ducks and sea otters in Alaska's Prince William Sound following a devastating oil spill more than two decades ago. In a court filing made on Wednesday, government attorneys said patches of lingering oil that ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Fifteen Percent Less Horsepower Required in Zinc Recovery Application due to Chemineer™ Model 20 and HT Agitators

    A state-of-the-art metal recovery project requires all equipment and systems to work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. A manufacturer in the southeast United States, specializing in zinc recovery technologies, approached the Mixing Technologies group of NOV for its minerals processing application experience, robust equipment design and technical consulting ...


    By National Oilwell Varco

  • Fifteen Percent Less Horsepower Required in Zinc Recovery Application due to Chemineer™ Model 20 and HT Agitators

    A state-of-the-art metal recovery project requires all equipment and systems to work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. A manufacturer in the southeast United States, specializing in zinc recovery technologies, approached the Mixing Technologies group of NOV for its minerals processing application experience, robust equipment design and technical consulting ...


    By National Oilwell Varco

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