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hazardous material spill

Hazardous Material Spill

A hazardous material spill can pose a risk to the health and safety of your workers, your property and the environment. That’s why, as an EHS Manager you don’t want to bring a knife to a gunfight!  Or do you? Let’s say you are the manager at a plant that uses or manufactures a dangerous […]

Oil Sheen Headache

Oil Sheen Headaches

Oil sheen headaches. Are you having trouble removing oil sheen and rainbow from a body of water, which may have critical implications when leading to public waters? Local and Federal regulators can get very perturbed if they discover oil sheens on waters flowing into streams or rivers. They also can get very annoyed at seeing […]

pipeline oil leak

Pipeline Oil Leaks

Pilpeline oil leaks and smart pigs. The pipeline had been in place and operating without any hitches or incidents for over two years when Al, who was working in the Master Control Room noticed an anomaly that alerted him that there may be a leak along one of the feeder lines. Since all equipment along […]

Head pig in charge of chemical spills

Chemical Spills-One Smart Pig

Once upon a time at a very busy chemical facility, there worked three pigs who were charged with responding to chemical spills. They were given this responsibility because they were competent, strong, bright and forward looking, not steeped in the old ways. Far be it for any of the pigs to resort to what had […]

Leaking feed lines

Leaking feed lines…

Meet Henry, Henry’s job is to keep leaking feed lines from becoming a problem. Why would leaking feed lines be a problem?  Because the feed lines supplied not only lubricating oils to the plant, but some also carried a few highly flammable liquids including reactive chemicals.  Keeping these leaks under control required not only stopping […]

Fuel Oil Spill

Fuel oil spill clean-up

Nowadays you read a lot about this type of “new” fuel oil spill clean-up product or that type of “new” fuel oil spill absorbent. They all claim to be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but they can’t hold a candle to the clear champ, PetroGuard-D. Our client Paul found that out when he had […]

SheenGuard

Keep it Clean with SheenGuard

No matter how solid your procedures are, there is always a concern with lost petroleum-based fluids on industrial holding ponds, power station water discharge, in and around storm drains, fuel and oil ship loading areas, and more. Industry experts estimate that 70 to 80% of hydraulic fluids leave systems through leaks, spills, line breakage, and […]

The magic is in the oil spill clean-up!

The magic is in the oil spill clean-up!

Can oil spill clean-up be easy? On February 17th Marc was on-site working as a Senior Field Service Technician for an upstream oil and gas company.  He really didn’t feel like being at work that day because his wife was about to have their first baby.  But, as a Senior Field Service Technician, he knew […]