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Should Sustainability Reporting Be Made Mandatory?

source   We all want to fit in and be liked. The same goes for companies. That’s why companies haven’t been jumping on the voluntary sustainability reporting bandwagon.   It’s like putting all of your dirty (or sustainably cleaned) laundry out there and waiting to see what the public thinks about you. I imagine it’s [...]

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Unbelievable Storage Tank Discovery (play video with sound)

  Our applicator has been working in the field for 30 years and he’s never seen anything like this ever!!!  

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Why Oil and Gas Companies Should be More Transparent

source   When I was a child, I was really moved by the Hollywood blockbuster Erin Brockovich.   The movie starred Julia Roberts who played an inexperienced legal assistant who helped to file a case against an electric and gas company, which was allegedly contaminating nearby drinking water supplies.   The movie, based on real [...]

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Ecodur 201: Apache Tank Repairs (Ranger Field Services)

Forty 300-barrel tanks in the north-west Texas panhandle were in urgent need of internal bottom coating to protect against highly saline and corrosive chemicals in production water coming from the fracking process. The state they were in required near white SP-10 Nace 2 metal preparation of the bottoms. While there were some with considerable rusting [...]

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ILTA’s Fall 2014 Training is Now Open for Registration

  On November 12-14, 2014, the International Liquid Terminals Association will host three training courses in New Orleans, LA.   1. Air Emissions: Loading Operations When: November 12, 2014 Who: Rob Ferry, The TGB Partnership What: This half-day course will focus on air issues related to loading operations 2. Advanced Tanks: Air Emissions When: November [...]

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Happiness Is . . .

What is happiness to you? Is it . . . A perfectly brewed cup of coffee? A meeting that ends on time? No rush-hour traffic to and from work Landing that seven-figure contract? Hearing laughter from your family? While we’re on a job site, happiness is . . .   · A tank coating project [...]

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Two Innovative and Sustainable Ways to Repurpose Offshore Rigs

Offshore rigs are structures as large as skyscrapers living in the ocean. After their purpose is over, what can you do with them? Well, as they aren’t the most subtle of creatures, they need to be repurposed in some ingenious and strange ways.   Here are two innovative and sustainable ways to repurpose offshore oil [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating the Inside of a Water Facility (Encana)


Types of Oil and Gas Pipelines

source   Did you know if all the natural gas pipelines in the US were connected to each other they would stretch to and from the moon almost three times?   There is a vast underground network of pipelines transporting oil and gas to fuel our cooking, fill our gas stations, and heat our homes. [...]

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Ecodur 201: Apache Tanks with a customized striker plate installed in the coating

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