oil-containing waste News

  • EU exporting more waste, including hazardous waste

    Waste is increasingly moving across EU borders, for recovery or disposal. This is true for waste shipments between EU countries, and also transfers of waste outside the EU, according to a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Increasingly stringent and harmonised waste policies in the EU have led countries to transport more waste material elsewhere, for example if ...

  • Heating and cooling with waste water

    15 - 20 years ago, oil and gas prices were so low, that energy recovery from waste water was technologically a good idea but financially not ready for marketing. Thanks to our research and development in the last 25 years, the roi of our technology was improved to remarkable 2 - 6 years. Politically and thanks to an open minded energy and environmental awareness, waste water as a local energy ...


    By RABTHERM AG

  • Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel production

    Neste Oil Corporation Press release 3 March 2011 at 12.30 pm (EET) Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel production Neste Oil is to increase its use of waste as a raw material for producing NExBTL renewable diesel in 2011. Palm oil will continue to be the single largest raw material input, and is expected to account for just under half of the ...


  • Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wells

    The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Geologists have been studying the cause of hundreds of earthquakes that have shaken the homes and the nerves of residents in central and north-central Oklahoma, where the pace of oil and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel production

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release3 March 2011 at 12.30 pm (EET)Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel productionNeste Oil is to increase its use of waste as a raw material for producing NExBTL renewable diesel in 2011. Palm oil will continue to be the single largest ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • ElectraTherm’s Waste Heat to Power Technology Reduces Flaring at Oil Well

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with a major oil and gas company to commission a Power+ Generator™ at a North Dakota oil well. The Power+ captures the natural gas that would otherwise be flared to generate electricity and reduce or eliminate onsite flaring. In collaboration with distributor Gulf Coast Green Energy, the project successfully ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Equipment for the oil and gas industrial waste at international exhibition MIOGE-2015

    On June 23-26, 2015 Moscow Expocentre will hold the main event of the oil and gas industry, which is 13th biennial Moscow International Oil & Gas (MIOGE) Exhibition. The largest oil and gas companies, experts, suppliers of equipment and services will be among the visitors. IPEC will present a lineup of highly efficient equipment for the processing of oil and gas industry waste. ...


    By IPEC

  • Mineralogical firm calls Government tax on waste oil `bizarre`

    A minerals manufacturer has called the current tax on the use of waste oil “bizarre” and believes the Government is actually incentivising the use of virgin fossil fuels rather than re-use fuels. The firm, which does not want to be named, asserts that it cannot use fuel derived from waste oil because it is not economically viable since the Government started taxing it in November 2008. Having ...

  • Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Oakleaf

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that today it will close the acquisition of Oakleaf Global Holdings and its primary operations for $425 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The combination will provide North American customers with unprecedented access to waste and recycling solutions by pairing the largest network of directly owned hauling, recycling, diversion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Michaelis Waste to Energy Systems: cost reduction for waste disposal and energy

    The basic conditions for an own waste energy system have been changed in the last months: Waste disposal is no future-safe measure the prices fort he industrial waste disposal will increase The big central waste incineration plants are not interested in taking over waste of a high calorific value as therewith the incineration capacity is reduced The ...


    By Michaelis GmbH & Co. KG

  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management Geneva Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Geneva Landfill in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Geneva Landfill's gas plant is designed to generate 6.4 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 6,000 homes. The plant will be operational by ...


  • Environment Agency grants further waste permit at Balcombe

    The Environment Agency has today, Monday 30 September, granted a permit to Cuadrilla to manage wastes which may contain naturally occurring radioactive substances arising from their exploratory borehole to test for oil and gas reserves at Balcombe. Under the environmental regulations the company was required to apply for a further permit to manage any waste water or solid waste generated during ...

  • Environment Agency grants mining waste permit at Balcombe

    The Environment Agency has today (Wednesday, 24 July) granted a mining waste permit to Cuadrilla Balcombe Ltd (Cuadrilla). This permit covers the management of wastes arising from an exploratory borehole to test for oil and gas reserves at Balcombe in West Sussex. After a thorough assessment the Environment Agency is confident that, providing their permit is complied with, the environment ...

  • EPA proposes waste water discharge permits for oil and gas exploration in Alaska’s Beaufort and Chukchi Seas

    EPA is now seeking input on two draft waste water discharge permits for oil and gas exploration activities in Alaska’s Beaufort and Chukchi Seas. The proposed Clean Water Act permits protect public health and the marine environment by placing limits and conditions on the types and amounts of pollution companies can discharge in waste water during oil and gas exploration activities. The ...

  • Tribe wants fee on wasted natural gas

    Tribal leaders on an American Indian reservation in the heart of North Dakota's booming oil patch are proposing fees for companies that burn and waste natural gas. The Three Affiliated Tribes outlined its plan to impose fees in a six-page document sent to oil companies. In it, the tribe said companies would be required to pay royalties for "flaring" natural gas to compensate for lost revenue when ...


    By Associated Press

  • Neste Oil has increased its use of waste- and residue-based renewable inputs by over 400,000 tons

    Neste Oil succeeded in achieving its target of increasing its use of waste and residue raw materials for refining into renewable fuels by many hundreds of thousands of tons in 2012. A total of 742,000 tons of these raw materials were used compared to 330,000 tons in 2011. Neste Oil increased its use of waste animal fat in particular last year and added waste fat from the fish ...


    By Neste

  • New technology for waste management at WASMA 2015

    October 27-29, 2015 Moscow Congress and Exhibition Center Sokolniki hosted the annual specialized exhibition of solutions and innovations for water treatment and waste managementWASMA-2015. Equipment manufacturers from different countries exhibited their own development in the environmental field. IPEC, being a permanent participant of the event, does not get tired to ...


    By IPEC

  • The Forum for waste management and environmental technologies WasteTech-2013

    The Forum for waste management and environmental technologies WasteTech-2013: clean environment of tomorrow is a matter of today Russia is a rich country with its huge territory, deep rivers, forests, mineral resources containing the whole periodic table. Of course, it is true. However the large territory and the abundance of raw materials are often the major cause of our poverty, bad management ...


    By Reed Exhibitions

  • MagneGas Technology to Be Operated at Independent Waste Recycling Facility

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Grease Depot, Inc. ("GDI") of Clearwater, FL to establish a waste processing and fuel production operation at GDI's facility, ...


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