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Biocide Mapping Technology Traces Chemicals in O&G Operations

LUX Assure, a specialist chemical monitoring and management solutions to the oil and gas industry, has launched TraxBio, a biocide mapping technology. TraxBio maps biocidal surfactants in oil and gas systems using the chemicals’ propensity to form micelles, or clusters of the biocide. Certain biocides contain some level of micelle-forming surfactants; usually quaternary amines to disrupt biofilms on pipe surfaces.

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New Ocean Technology Group Promises a Fresh Voice on Capitol Hill

The International Ocean Science and Technology Industry Association (IOSTIA) officially launched Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Located in Washington, D.C., IOSTIA is geared toward providing a trade organization for marine companies who don’t fit into existing associations, which are often geared toward offshore oil and gas industries. A 501(c)(6) organization, IOSTIA has the ability to lobby on Capitol Hill, and its

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BOEM Releases Latest Environmental Studies

The latest Environmental Studies Program reports from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) are now available. They cover a wide range of topics, from Alaska and California marine mammals and Atlantic marine archaeology to Alaska air quality modeling and deep circulation in the Gulf of Mexico.  This batch includes 15 reports covering all four Outer Continental Shelf regions

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Integrating Renewable and Traditional Energy

The DNV GL-led joint industry project WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) has completed its first phase and determined that wind power could be used to power offshore water injection. The project is moving into the second phase, which includes refining and testing the electrical systems and investigating possibilities for broader applications.  The project has four partners: DNV GL, Exxon Mobil,

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