Mobile App Advantages for Controlling Fugitive Emissions

As companies continue to invest in new technologies that can help their LDAR (leak detection and repair) processes, the domain of mobile app’s is an important consideration. The development of this technology has already reached such a stage where oil and gas companies across the country are beginning to seriously consider these apps for everyday [...]

January 18th, 2018|General, Industry|

Traits You Should Expect In Your OGI (Optical Gas Imaging) Technician

One essential part of guaranteeing an effective LDAR program is making sure that your employees are adequately trained and properly educated. Human error, in every industry, is among the biggest contributing factor to issues on the work site. Even on the topic of emission reduction’s, making the right hiring decision can make all the difference [...]

January 2nd, 2018|General, Industry|

A Simplified Timeline of the History of LDAR (Leak Detection and Repair)

The United States has had a long history of implementing various regulations, especially in the area of reducing carbon emissions. With new technologies and methods evolving in a lock-step fashion to these legislative changes, the oil and gas industry has seen remarkable transformations in its LDAR methods over the past few decades. To better grasp [...]

December 27th, 2017|General, Industry|

Increase Your LDAR Efficiency With Online Software Management

Most large businesses will end up entertaining the idea of using a software system at one point or another. In the majority of cases even the most technologically cautious individuals end up appreciating the benefits that a tailored software system can offer. Although this isn’t new for the oil and gas sector, many might be [...]

December 19th, 2017|General, Industry|

Environmental Conditions to be Wary of During Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)

One of the most prominent complicating factors for any leak detection and repair (LDAR) program are potential adverse weather conditions. For whatever methodology you use in your business, environmental conditions will always be a complicating factor no matter how new your equipment is or how experienced your technicians are. Here are a few things to [...]

December 13th, 2017|General, Industry|

3 LDAR Expenses That Might Be Eating Away At Your Bottom Line

Although being a cost-saving measure, leak detection and repair (LDAR) systems often have their own set of correlated expenses. Most companies use LDAR not just to comply with environmental regulations but also for the hope that they might save some money in recaptured fugitive emissions. With that in mind, prudent companies should be aware of [...]

December 5th, 2017|General, Industry|

Does OGI Comply With The EPA Standards For LDAR?

Switching From Method 21 to Optical Gas Imaging in 2017 As current technology continues to improve over time, it becomes increasingly harder to stick with older, more tedious methods of leak detection and repair. With the rapid pace of improvement newer methodologies are undertaking, it wouldn’t be surprising to see entire industries shift and embrace [...]

November 20th, 2017|General, Industry|

The Thermal Imaging Technology Behind the FLIR Camera

Understanding the Benefits of FLIR Equipment In the Oil and Gas Industry   Companies that are looking to invest in superior technologies for their oil and gas operations would do well to consider optical imaging. Forward-looking infrared cameras (FLIR’s) use a thermographic camera that senses leaking infrared radiation, noticing any escaping emissions that otherwise would [...]

November 14th, 2017|Industry|

Notices of Data Availability for Proposed Stays of Requirements in the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

On November 1, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed two Notices of Data Availability, commonly called “NODAs,” related to the agency’s proposed stays of certain requirements in the 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry. Federal agencies routinely use NODAs to provide the public an opportunity to consider [...]

November 7th, 2017|Industry, Press Releases|

Can Reducing Fugitive Emissions Save Your Company Money?

Breaking the Myth behind the Costs of Environmental Stewardship in the Energy Sector Perhaps the biggest myth facing the natural gas industry is that environmental protection and increased profits can’t co-exist. Some are still subscribed to the antiquated idea that pursuing environmental stewardship comes at the cost of the income statement. In reality, nothing can [...]

October 31st, 2017|General, Industry|