Oil Leak Monitoring News

  • 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 ...

  • Crews plan to pump oil cargo from sunken barge in Lake Erie

    Salvage crews are preparing for an underwater operation to pump a hazardous oil-based substance from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years. The crews expect to start assembling the pumps near the end of the week before they can begin moving the cargo to a barge on the surface. How fast that happens will depend a lot on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

    The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits issued Wednesday clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have critical emergency response equipment on site to cap a well in case of a leak. That ...


    By Associated Press

  • Pipeline that leaked wasn`t equipped with auto shut-off

    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • Obama presents climate change as hazard to your health

    President Barack Obama will ask Americans to think of climate change as a threat not just to the environment, but also to their health. Obama on Tuesday was to announce a series of steps that private entities like Google and Microsoft are taking to better prepare the nation's health systems for the inevitable effects of a warmer, more erratic ...


    By Associated Press

  • FPAL registration for Analox – another link in the oil & gas supply chain

    Analox is now fully registered as a supplier on the Achilles First Point Assessment (FPAL) database for the European oil and gas industry. Achilles FPAL registration gives members the advantages of both a collaborative community and an industry-specific trading environment. Buyers benefit from FPAL’s detailed ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Oil boom prompts US to push for crude exports

    Oil and coal producers in the US are planning to use mile-long tanker trains to transport vast quantities of fossil fuels to the coast through areas that environmental groups believe should be protected. The change in world fossil fuel production, consumption and costs caused by tar sands exploitation in Canada and the fracking boom in the US is causing what Bill ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Colorado Drops Lawsuit Over Longmont Oil, Gas Rules; Fracking Ban Case Continues

    Colorado is dropping its legal challenge of the City of Longmont's oil and gas regulations following a recent deal struck to avoid a ballot clash over fracking in the November election. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Aug. 7 to file a motion to dismiss its Longmont oil and gas regulations lawsuit without prejudice, while simultaneously directing its attorney to draft a ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • North Dakota pipeline leaks about 1M gallons of saltwater

    >Around 1 million gallons of saltwater has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, some of it into a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday. Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall told The Associated Press that an underground pipeline near Mandaree ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tankers carrying oil derail, catch fire in Virginia

    Crews used cranes and other heavy equipment Thursday to clean up a derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into a Virginia river while state officials worked to determine the environmental impact of the thousands of gallons of spilled crude. Department of Environmental Quality spokesman Bill Hayden said state workers smelled oil downstream from the derailment site during a night-time ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nuclear dump leak raises questions about cleanup

    For 15 years the trucks have barreled past southeastern New Mexico's potash mines and seemingly endless fields of oil rigs, hauling decades worth of plutonium-contaminated waste to what is supposed to be a safe and final resting place a half mile underground in the salt beds of the Permian Basin. But back-to-back accidents and a never-supposed-to-happen above-ground radiation release have ...


    By Associated Press

  • Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders` lawsuit

    A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a shareholders lawsuit filed against BP Alaska in the wake of two oil spills in 2006 on the North Slope that exposed problems with the company's pipeline maintenance program. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the U.S. District Court of Western Washington on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Wireless Gas Detection with Crowcon’s Detective Net

    Crowcon’s new Detective Net wireless module allows up to 25 Detective+ gas detectors to be linked without cables. It is ideal for use in the oil, gas, petrochemical and utility industries. The Detective+ is a free-standing, transportable multigas monitor that can be used individually or in groups to ...

  • Cleanup of fuel leaking from sunken boat continues

    Officials were assessing the environmental damage Tuesday after a towboat carrying 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel and oil sank in the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, closing the river to barge traffic. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other organizations don't yet ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oil pipeline blasts in eastern China kill 22

    Leaked oil from a ruptured pipeline in an eastern Chinese port city exploded Friday, killing at least 35 people, injuring 166 and contaminating the sea in one the country's worst industrial accidents of the year, authorities said. The leaked oil triggered two huge blasts, one of them tearing up concrete along a city road in Qingdao. Photos ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with food processing company Ventura Foods, LLC, located in Ontario, Calif. Ventura Foods has agreed to pay $157,900 for violations of federal regulations including failing to notify the proper officials immediately following the release of anhydrous ammonia, failure to submit a required Risk Management Plan, and inadequate ...

  • Thailand resort beach blackened by oil spill

    Black waves of crude oil washed up on a beach at a popular tourist island in Thailand's eastern sea despite continuous attempts to clean up the oil up over the weekend after it leaked from a pipeline, officials said Monday. Tourists on Samet island were warned to stay away from the beach marred by inky globs as hundreds of workers in white jumpsuits labored to scrape the sand clean and remove the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Frost & Sullivan Award Emphasises PSI Group´s Unswerving Focus on Customer Value Enhancement

    Based on its recent analysis of the ICT for smart energy market, Frost & Sullivan recognises the PSI Group, the largest energy control system software provider in Germany, with the 2012 European Customer Value Enhancement Award. "PSI's products deliver increased quality and reliability of energy supplies, and thus bring added value to end customers in the energy market," noted Frost & ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • CO2 Monitoring Capability Makes a Giant Step Forward for Oil Industry

    CO2 injection into oil reservoirs has been used extensively in the oil field and is recognized as a leading Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technique. At the forefront of this effort is SR02020’s PRO 3D VSP advanced seismic ...


    By PRWeb

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