SPCC Deadline – November 10, 2011

SPCC (Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure) Compliance Date On October 7, 2010, EPA maintained the November 10, 2010, compliance date for drilling, production or workover facilities that are offshore or that have an offshore component, and for onshore facilities required to have and submit Facility Response Plans (FRPs). However, EPA extended the compliance date an […]

Polyvinyl Blanket Barrier Boom Systems Protect Wind Farms During Oil Spills

While wind farms are more ecologically sound than traditional power options and operate with mostly small transformers, they still fall under oil spill protection regulations. Drastically reducing the labor and expenses to help meet federal Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures (SPCC) Secondary Containment EPA Regulation 40 CFR 112, the C.I.Agent® Polyvinyl Blanket Barrier Boom System […]

Oil & Gas Review: Environmentally-friendly approach to hydrocarbon spills

A recent article about C.I.Agent® technology was published in Australia’s Oil & Gas Review magazine which focuses on various trends in the energy industry. The article below is featured in Issue 1, October 2010. NO DOUBT environmental issues today are taken more seriously by industries worldwide. A noticeable trend in companies’ attitudes has become evident […]

oil solidifier or adsorbent

What is an oil solidifier?

What is an oil solidifier? Oil solidifiers, like the C.I.Agent, are composed of dry, high molecular weight polymers that have a porous matrix and large oleophilic (strong affinity for oil rather than water) surface area. Upon contact with oil, the oil solidifiers form a physical bond with the oil. The result is that the oil’s […]