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Backflash Protection. Don’t Get Burned by Inadequate Sizing

Backflash Protection. Don’t Get Burned by Inadequate Sizing

Enclosed Vapour Combustors are Eliminating Waste Gases Safely When it comes to emission reduction, enclosed vapour combustors, also known as EVCs, or simply combustors, are gaining ground as an emerging technology.  Combustors were developed to eliminate methane...

Flaring –  What you should know?

Flaring – What you should know?

Flaring in the oil and gas industry has been around since companies started to drill for oil. Flaring was used to relieve pressure from the wells or eliminate harmful casing gas that would otherwise vent. In addition, when well gas is not economical to transfer or...

Don’t Blow Your Top – Understanding Emissions From Tanks

Don’t Blow Your Top – Understanding Emissions From Tanks

Hydrocarbon storage tanks are a critical component of many oil and gas production sites. In the absence of pipelines, storage tanks are the only way a company can collect their product before sending it to market. They range in volume from a few barrels to thousands...

Keeping Your Cool

Keeping Your Cool

Enclosed Combustor Temperature Requirements The skin temperature and exhaust temperature on enclosed combustors are measurements that are controlled and limited. In most jurisdictions, upper-temperature limits must not be exceeded for reduced spacing of enclosed...

Trace Vent Gas, Glycol Dehydrator, and Gas Incinerators

Trace Vent Gas, Glycol Dehydrator, and Gas Incinerators

Trace Vent Gas What are the rules around Dehy’s The rules around waste gas disposal from Glycol Dehy’s can be confusing and misunderstood.  It seems that there are many interpretations of the rules regarding equipment and spacing requirements. In Alberta, Directive 39...

EnergyNow Article – Eliminating Emissions from Tanks

EnergyNow Article – Eliminating Emissions from Tanks

Tanks Vapors are a major sources of emissions During oil and gas production, pressurized formation liquids (oil and water) are often stored in liquid storage tanks. When the pressurized liquid solution enters the atmospheric storage tank, gases are released from the...