Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Lawrenceville considers the state’s response to climate change

State Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearings are generally dry affairs about policy proposals, but not Tuesday morning. At the Teamster Temple in Lawrenceville, two Washington County residents provided tearful testimony about devastating health and property problems they blamed on unregulated and uncontrolled emissions of methane gas from dozens of wells near their homes and a [...]

April 29th, 2019|General|

Methane Hearing Draws Concern Over PA Rules

STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA — While Pennsylvania officials weigh how to regulate emissions from natural gas well sites, a panel of state senators on Tuesday (April 23, 2019) heard how leak detection technology is advancing and creating more jobs. Several members of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee met in Pittsburgh for a hearing on methane, the main [...]

April 29th, 2019|General|

Optical Gas Imaging Vs. Method 21 for Detecting Hydrocarbon Emissions

Often with Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) surveys, companies are stuck using traditional strategies that aren’t very efficient. In fact, despite recent technological advancements, many businesses seem reluctant to ‘take the plunge' and embrace newer methods that would help them detect fugitive emissions in their operations. The Fugitive Emissions Journal published the following where Terence [...]

April 11th, 2019|General|

TARGET will be at the 2019 ISA Conference in Calgary…drop by our booth!

Terence Trefiak will also be presenting a paper on the topic of "Analysis of the Effectiveness of LDAR Programs". As we move towards the new requirements for fugitive emissions management in Alberta, this is an opportunity to learn from our experience in the US of surveys at 495 separate facilities: - How many and what [...]

April 8th, 2019|General|