Oil Spills News

  • DESMI EnviRo-Clean - New Concept in DESMI

    Marine and Aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems plaguing the world’s oceans, rivers, and lakes. Successful management of the problem requires a comprehensive understanding of marine and aquatic environments together with the necessary experience and the correct selection of proven equipment. DESMI is taking part in combating marine pollution and ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Applied Research Associates, Inc. Selected as Contractor for the Operation of Ohmsett

    Ohmsett, the National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility, is a national research asset within the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The test facility provides a unique environment for the development and testing of new oil spill response technologies, assessing spill prevention and response methods, and providing oil ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Selecting a Personal Sampling Pump within Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

    Workers in the offshore oil and gas industry are exposed to a range of hazardous substances that could impact their occupational health, increasing the likelihood of developing respiratory conditions, among others. Personal sampling pumps are a tool used to monitor such substances. A sampling pump’s size, weight, connectivity, and ability to access data are key, but in addition to that ...


    By Casella

  • A step beyond traditional cleaning

    Unfortunately, the example of the debacle in Incheon is not an isolated one. A study published by Bloomberg in 2014 found that up to 10,000 tonnes of chemicals are leaked into American waters annually, while the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA’s) ...


    By Jacor, LLC

  • Cuvette Caddy Complements TD-500D

    Now available from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, the Cuvette Caddy is the perfect accessory for sample analysis with the TD­‑500D. This double-sided stainless steel accessory holds mini-cells, 8 mm cuvettes, sample well adapters and CheckPOINTTM solid standards. Using this holder greatly eases filling cuvettes and helps avoid spills and fouling. The top plate of the caddy serves as ...

  • Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training Course

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/two tank.  That's where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field. With emphasis is on practical experience in full-scale oil recovery operations in the Ohmsett tank, Studens can increase their proficiency ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Ohmsett Gazette - Fall 2017 Edition

    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: Remote systems to track skimmers and wave conditions during operations, Measuring turbulent wakes in stratiefied flows, Tale of two skimmers, Personnel train in common and critical tasks of oil spill response, and much more. Follow ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Train derailment prompts contaminated land investigation

    On March 30th 2015 a long freight train, transporting a variety of goods including lumber and chemicals, wound its way through the state of Mississippi. At around 5pm, part of the train failed to negotiate a curved portion of the track in a rural area near Minter City, resulting in the derailment of nine railcars, one of which leaked chemicals onto agricultural farmland and woodlands. Emergency ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New Oil Spill Response Partnership in Uganda

    New partnership between DESMI and waste management firm Epsilon Ltd. ready to reduce potential devastating oil spillage in Uganda.  The partnership was officially launched in October at the residence of the Danish Ambassador in Uganda, Mogens Pedersen with participation of representatives from both the private and public sector of Uganda. At the event, The Danish ambassador ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Ohmsett to Exhibit at Clean Gulf 2017

    Ohmsett will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition December 5-7, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Clean Gulf delivers solutions for spill prevention, preparedness and response. It brings together all parties responsible for response operations from North America and beyond to hear best practices and build relationships vital to a successful response, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Flottweg Academy – We're Shaping Up

    For two years, our academy has now been training both employees on site as well as our international colleagues and others in workshops, technical seminars, team building courses, and social competence topics. Our customers, too, regularly come to technical training on our Flottweg Machines in-house. In 2016, customers and employees received training at the Academy on a total of 286 days. In ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Clean oil spill on water with our biological solution

    More and more biological appliances around oil spill fighting are available. No product have so much potential like our SES to clean water without any side effects so fast and secure.  We are looking for companies what have interest to use our technology to clean efficent by earn a lot of money.  The handling of SES is easy and allowed to clean huge areas for all cleaning crews.   ...


    By Oil Dissolver GmbH

  • DESMI Adds Accredited Oil Spill Response Training

    Leading oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, becoming a one-stop shop for its customers around the world. In many spheres of education, it’s enough for course instructors to have a theoretical understanding of the field. In oil spill response, however, DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • DESMI increases activities in Nigeria

    DESMI increases activities in Nigeria  Background: DESMI Africa has escalated the DESMI activities in Nigeria by appointing its existing agent, Samdus Oil & Gas, along with another Nigerian Company, Axflo Oil & Gas, partner status. The objective is for the 2 partners to become Nigerias 1st Full Oil Spill Service ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • New online oil spill risk tool provides local, specific information for coastal managers

    A new oil-spill risk-management system has been developed by researchers, which shows the likely effects of a coastal spill on the environment and economic activities for specific locations. It provides maps of oil-spill risk through a web portal and could help decision makers and emergency-response authorities protect the local environment and businesses through targeted and efficient planning ...

  • Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

    Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed by FIU researchers. Little is known about the chemical make-up of oil and how it acts when it mixes with seawater or sunlight during a spill. But by combining techniques to create one powerful instrument, a team from FIU's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment can see how the ...

  • Eppic News Update

    The first quarter of 2017, the most active for articles & titles compilation periods so far, promises to continue into the year based on projections to date. For January-March, 39 conferences were indexed, including 7 mega-conferences on composting, power generation environmental topics, marine oil spills, radioactive waste management, ecology, and bioremediation. Our usual 125 journals & ...

  • AppliTek wins order at oil rig in Pacific Rim

    AppliTek has secured an order for analyzer systems that will be deployed in the sulphate removal systems on oil rigs. These systems work through the injection of water into the reservoir to increase oil recovery by maintaining the pressure and to move displaced oil towards the production wells.  AppliTek will deploy its Sulphate ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Marine services: environmental protection & preservation

    We’re called Global Diving & Salvage but there’s much more to us than what’s in our name. Global offers expansive services beyond diving and salvage work, including environmental marine services. Our people, experience, and proven track record make us the top provider of marine services on the West Coast, with environmental crews based in Washington and California. ...

  • Jim Pearce’s Golden Standard

    We’ve discussed the origins of Elastec in the early ‘90s many times. But the story began long before that – in 1967 Orlando, Florida. That was the year that the late Jim Pearce formed a new company, American Marine. Pearce formed the company after a successful career as a U.S. Navy pilot and involvement with the Apollo Lunar Landing Program. After collaborating with a colleague, ...


    By Elastec

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